Comacchio celebrate the “Queen of the Valleys” with the XVIII edition of the Eel Festival, scheduled from September 23rd to October 9th.An event that every year is growing steadily, thanks to the strong bond with the land and the desire to surprise you with flavors, colors and traditions that never go out of style.
During the whole period you will have the chance to taste traditional recipes with eels, and also to admire its particular methods of fishing and cooking within the Manifattura dei Marinati (Pickling Factory).
If you love boat excursions, during the Eel Festival you can immerse yourself in the nature of the valleys on a guided tour to discover the secrets of the old fishing houses, or take advantage of the traditional batane for exploring the center of Comacchio. If you love to challenge yourself, every weekend you can try the experience of conducting typical boat cruising through the picturesque canals and under the bridges of the city.
There will be also a lot of events dedicated to culture and entertainment, always strongly linked to the territory. Shows and performances in dialect, literary walks discovering hidden places beloved by local authors, book presentations will make special every day.
In addition to that every Saturday and Sunday the fun is guaranteed by a special walk-game through the 13 islands on which it was founded Comacchio: responding to all the riddles and delivering the map you will find on Nuova Ferrara at the food stand, you will receive a nice gift all to enjoy.And surprises do not end there! If you love taking pictures and would like to see your click on the poster of the next edition you can participate in SagrAnguilla Instagram Contest by posting the most beautiful photos with the hashtag #sagradellanguilla2016.
The Eel Festival remains a must-see event of autumn and for the occasion we thought about a special offer for all of you! Find out the details on our website and hurry to book. See you there!