Fira del Gall (Rooster Fair)

Vilafranca del Penedès
17-18 December

The Fira del Gall (Rooster Fair) is a traditional poultry market that has been held in Vilafranca del Penedès since the Middle Ages. At this fair people can buy and try the famous "Gall del Penedès" (Penedès Rooster), a local variety of poultry that is very much appreciated because of its spectacular aspect and its meat and the authentic star of the fair.

Food and wines are also an essential part of the Rooster Fair, and a major exhibition of poultry-based cuisine presents recipes ranging from the most traditional to the most novel, accompanied by wines from the D.O. Penedès.

An entire series of festive events make up the Rooster Fair programme. The Fair is held during the weekend prior to Christmas.

Nowadays, the Rooster Fair is one of the town's most important events and, in parallel with the Festa Major, it attracts the largest number of visitors.



Vilafranca del Penedès

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Main attractions

The permanent exhibition at the VINSEUM is dedicated to the vineyard and wine, and the close connection these have with the Penedès region and Catalonia. Your journey starts on the third floor of the Royal Palace and ends with a cava or wine tasting in the tavern of the museum.
The Museum is located in the original installations of the steam locomotive depot of Vilanova i la Geltrú, some railway constructions done between the
Interactive space with audiovisual resources where we explain the town's history, Fil.loxera and Cava.
The Castle of the Holy Cross is a fortified area from the medieval period, first documented in 1037

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