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traditional gastronomic meetings

La Garoinada is one of the best-known and most traditional gastronomic meetings of the regions of Girona, starting in 1992 with its main product, sea urchins.

This festivity is held in the middle of the winter towards the end of January until March, when the sea is tranquil and the sea urchin is at its best.


From the 17th of January to the 31th of March 2020






Gift packs available to enjoy this traditional gastronomic Meeting

Different proposals to enjoy “Garoinada”, the most traditional gastronomic meeting in Palafrugell.

  • Restaurants: L’Arc, La Casona, La Xicra i Xadó (de Palafrugell), Bellacosta,El Far, La Llagosta, Llafranc, Llevant  i Terrassa Terramar (de Llafranc), El Balcó de Calella i El Càntir (de Calella) i Es Portió (de Tamariu)
  • Hotels: Arrels d’Empordà, Can Liret i Casa Peya (de Palafrugell), Alga (de Calella), El Far, Llafranc i Llevant (de Llafranc).


The Garoinada menu, which each edition changes, this year consists of an entree of garoines, a main course of stuffed squids or an alternative dish, and a chocolate dessert. All accompanied by water, wine from Espelt de l’Empordà Winery and coffees.




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