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Discover the most traditional Salou with the “Calada de Malles de Sant Pere”

With the arrival of the summer it is also time for one of the most traditional shows of Salou; it is the so-called “Calada de Malles de Sant Pere”, a unique opportunity to discover the historical importance of fishing in the capital city of Costa Daurada.

Rafael L—pez-MonnŽ

Every summer Salou homes 3 re-enactment performances of the fishing method known as “tirar l’art”. This is a trawling technique on which a large net is thrown into the water from a small boat and then collected from the sand. This old procedure needs a group of man, which makes the whole process a great example of teamwork.

Rafael L—pez-MonnŽ

Rafael L—pez-MonnŽ

This year, Salou will live one of the most traditional shows; it is the so-called “Calada de Malles de Sant Pere”, on 1 and 15 July – and also 19 August-. This will be held in Salou’s Ponent beach. Will you take part to the most traditional and historical side of Salou? We wait for you!