This gastronomic festival is the only one in Asturias dedicated exclusively to baby eels. It takes place during the first weekend of March, lasting three days, and has been celebrated for over thirty years.
This unique festival revolves around a product deeply connected to the fishing culture of Asturias, specifically from the area near the mouth of the Nalón River, where exceptional quality baby eels, known as "angulas" in Spanish, have always been found.
Moreover, in the fishing ports overlooking the sea in this part of Asturias, there is a strong culinary culture centered around various seafood dishes, but with a particular emphasis on expertise in preparing baby eels.
The festival has a strong popular following and a vibrant atmosphere, as visitors come from all parts of Asturias and beyond. If you wish to have an unforgettable gastronomic experience, don't miss out on this festival.