Feast of the Cork


V FESTIVAL OF LLOFRIU IN CORK
THE 18 JUNE OF 2005 – STARTING AT THE 9:30 IN THE MORNING

The existence of oak forests in our environment led from 18th century development of the corchera indústria. This activity became the main economic engine of the area until the second half of the 20th century when tourism took over. In spite of this, still is a living industry. Palafrugell hosts, In addition to companies that produce wine and cava caps, the seat of the Catalan Institute of Cork, the Association of entrepreneurs Cork and the Cork Museum, the only State dealing solely with this theme.
With the aim of disseminating the activity of Cork, a well established activity and is the origin of the development of this territory in the contemporary era, the municipality of Palafrugell celebrates the Fiesta of the Cork.

Since the 10 in the morning and until the 8 of the night, In addition to be able to attend demonstrations of Cork, in the woods near Llofriu, You can enjoy different cultural proposals, workshops for children, demonstrations of artisans of Cork and a series of activities for kids and adults that will make you spend a different day discovering a traditional profession of our region and enjoying a privileged environment.