Category Archives: Galician Traditions

Spring Market Day In Chantada With Cabo Do Mundo Casa Rural

A Sunshine Adventure With Cabo Do Mundo Casa Rural A very special experience and weekend treat that one never tires of living in Galicia is going into town on market days.  You can feel the spring energy in the air … Continue reading

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Fresh, Flavorful & Delicious – Galicia’s Naturally Organic

No matter what time of the year Galicia is always FULL of FRESH, FLAVORFUL and DELICIOUS Fruits and Vegetables. A wonderful tradition and custom of all the local towns and villages are the Huerta’s or vegetable gardens that dot the … Continue reading

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Re-Freshing & Fun – Fiesta Da Caipirinha

  We have SUNNY Skies in Galicia and days with warm weather before the season changes to Fall. The festival celebrates Caipirinha a traditional drink made of sugar cane hard liquor, sugar and fresh limes. Perfect time to enjoy more … Continue reading

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Mercado De La Plaza De Lugo – A Caruña

  Fresh SEAFOOD in Galicia is something that you will delight in discovering.  Local “mercados” – markets – are one of the special treats of living in this area. A Caruña’s Mercado De La Plaza Lugo is the “DISNEYLAND” of fresh … Continue reading

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Festival de Catoira – A Viking Celebration

German Limeres’s picture captures some of the action of the Viking Festival of Catoira (held first weekend in August). The sun was shinning and the crowds gathered more than 2 hours in advance to wait for the special recreation of … Continue reading

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History Of Tarta De Santiago – St. James Cake

  Tarta De Santiago – Time For A Little DESSERT!!! – Photograph by German Limeres Any time of the year it is a special treat to enjoy Tarta de Santiago – a little St. James Cake.  A traditional delicious dessert … Continue reading

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