In the first week of September every year, the town of Pontevedra turns back the clock 500 years to celebrate their medieval festival, the Feira Franca. Feira Franca can be traced back to the year 1467, when King Henry IV bestowed upon Pontevedra the right to hold a tax free open market for one month, […]
Summer Camino De Santiago. The Festival of Pimientos De Padron.
Padron, a town in Galicia and the last town on the Portuguese Camino de Santiago, is also known as the home of pimientos de Padron (Padron peppers), a Spanish delicacy served throughout the whole of Spain. True pimientos de Padron are only grown in the area around Padron. The season generally starts around the end […]