Talking about L’Escala is synonymous with anchovies. A unique gastronomic product that defines this Mariner municipality located on the North Costa Brava, in the Alt Empordà region.
Anyone who really wants to delve into the world of Escala can do so with the help of this gastronomic product that is also synonymous with culture, heritage and tradition linked to our ancestors, the Greeks of Empúries.
We offer you a unique experience that begins with a visit to the Anchovy and Salt Museum, where visitors can take a tour of the history of l'Escala and see objects and images related to both the fishing world. as with the salted anchovies and to complete this more cultural part we recommend the salt alfolí, L'Escala museum where you will find the historical and landscape evolution of this seafaring town.
In order to continue discovering the essence of an entire village, we suggest continuing to visit one of the 4 active canned anchovy factories, where you can discover the secret of why L'Escala is the best anchovies and discover a an industry that, despite its advances, maintains the manufacturing tradition of many years ago and is closely linked to the world of the fisherwoman's wife.
And to end this scuba diving we recommend you visit the nerve center of the town La Platja where you will find a wide and varied range of bars, restaurants and shops where you can taste the anchovies and combine them with local products and Km 0.
And whoever is left wanting more, that is not to miss the Salt Festival and the Anchovy Festival that transports visitors to the life of the 18th century climbers for a day, knowing the arts of fishing, the history and gastronomy of an entire village.