Galicia’s Most Amazing Festivals

Fiesta del Marisco

Seafood plays an important part in all of Spain’s cuisine, particularly in northern Spain and Galicia. In fact, seafood is such as integral part of the diet here that there’s even a festival to celebrate it. The most famous seafood festival in the whole of Spain is O Grove Fiesta del Marisco, taking place each October on the peninsula of O Grove in western Galicia. It features everything from fresh seafood stalls to cooking demonstrations and competitions, and even sculptures.