The Normandy port of Port-en-Bessin-Huppain (14 Calvados, Normandie) holds its Scallop Festival (Le Gout du Large)
9 – 10 November 2019.
Le Gout du Large
Held in the biggest Scallop port in Normandie – the wives of the fishermen demonstrate their prowess with cooking the Scallop and offering tastings; the fishermen demonstrate how they repair the nets, and you can buy Scallops and other freshly-caught fish. The weekend is also a Festival of Sea Shanties (Festival de chants marins d’Europe “Musique sous les embruns”)
Port-en-Bessin is on the Normandy coast near Bayeux and close to Omaha Beach
For more on the Port-en-Bessin Scallop Festival see bayeux-bessin-tourisme.com
Stay at the Hotel Chateau La Chenevière, an 18th Century Manor House in countryside midway between Bayeux and the coast.
For more info and to check availabilty at this Normandy Guest House see Hotel Chateau La Chenevière