Gastronomy and holiday.

Festivities Baiona

The Feast of the Arrival is undoubtedly the best known of Bayonne. The first weekend of March, commemorating the arrival of the caravel "La Pinta" the port of Bayonne with news of the discovery of America. In recent years have increased acts to remember this historic event and for that reason the party is matched to the following weekend so far was official holiday.

During that weekend is celebrated in the streets of the medieval old town in a party offered handicraft products that are consumed in the fifteenth century. Musicians, minstrels, jugglers and artisans roam the streets reliving those days that fact. Moreover, evenings of Saturday and Sunday staged reconstruction of the story that Martin Alonso Pinzon and his crew made the discovery of the deed to the mayor of Bayonne on March 1, 1493.

The events are completed with the award of the Gold Medal of Bayonne to persons or associations who have stood by his cultural work in the context of migration and with an official ceremony involving representatives of municipalities of Palos de la Frontera , Santa Fe de Granada and Pornic, twin villas with Bayonne.

Also noteworthy parties seafaring del Carmen on July 16, the feast of Santa Liberata July 20, the feast of Our Lady of the Rock in the first week of agisto, and the great feasts of the Virgin of the Annunciation with its famous fireworks.


In Baiona can enjoy the great food at great Galician meats, fruits formidable field and, above all, unique seafood.

Enjoy the fruits of the earth and the sea washed down with a good local wine: Monterrei, Rias Baixas (one of four subzones, Rosal, bordering Bayonne), Ribeira Sacra, Ribeiro and Valdeorras.