The traditional scallop festival returns to Montmartre with free tastings!

The traditional scallop festival returns to Montmartre with free tastings!

Earlier than the arrival of tremendous climate, a wind from Brittany will blow over the capital, and extra notably on the facet of the Butte Montmartre because the conventional (and very talked-about) scallop pageant is again on March 19 and 20. subsequent. Well-known to native residents, this little occasion with its iodized scent is definitely worth the climb of the 176 steps of the Abbesses resort! After an unlucky cancellation in 2021 because of the well being disaster, the 14th version of this festive and gourmand occasion is already shaping as much as be memorable!

Airs of Brittany in Montmartre

150,000 tonnes of this little underwater treasure are consumed by the French yearly (i.e. 4.85 kg per second), which signifies that the scallop enjoys immense recognition. The social gathering devoted to him thus logically attracts a slew of Montmartrois and foodies from all walks of life to every of his outfits. A pleasant tribute to Breton tradition and extra notably Costa Rican tradition, the scallop pageant can be an ideal invitation to find the commerce and know-how of artisans.

Extra concretely, on this system for this pleased weekend, we are going to discover a myriad of occasions and actions able to punctuate neighborhood life for 2 days. On Saturday at 9 a.m., the kick-off shall be given with the opening of the market on the sq.. Open all through the period of the occasion, it’s going to help you get to know the members of the Erquy affiliation who will promote fish and shellfish with scallops on the head of the bow. However that is not all, round twenty Breton exhibitors will even be there to provide you a style of all of the know-how of their area. Within the stalls, you could find cider, pancakes and kouign amann, to call however a number of specialties.

Along with the pink thread of the market, additionally participate in quite a few free and paid tastings of the star product of the weekend, respectively available in the market and within the Fish Truck Pavillon France. All this lovely spectacle will even be enhanced by the leisure of people teams and their sea shanties!

A really good program for a celebration that’s much more so!

Scallop Pageant 2022 – March 19 and 20, 2022 – Place des Abbesses, 75018

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