IN ELS PORTS
IN ELS PORTS
Winter ia a completely different season. The location of Els Ports makes winter unique. The cold temperatures invite you to enjoy the warmth of typical products, festivities and traditions. These days are special and plenty of unique moments to be spent with family, couple or children, either by a fireplace, with a hot dish or playing in the snow.
The snow paints the beautiful landscapes of the area in white, causing different feelings. For most people, seeing the mountains and villages in white causes an infinite admiration. And the kids, they do enjoy playing with it.
THE HEAT OF THE KITCHEN
OF THE KITCHEN
Soups and stews of Els Ports are always present in every single home and restaurant throughout the year. But if there is a moment in which they become the main character is in winter, helping to warm up. In addition, Els Ports special Christmas meatballs, or pilotes de Nadal, are the perfect accompaniment to a delicious soup.
THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS
Christmas is a special time. In Els Ports, magic and excitementare shown with special illuminations, original activities and the uniqueness of our tradition, for instance in the arrival of the Three Wise Men the night of the 5th of January.
SANT ANTONI, THE MEDIEVAL FESTIVITY OF FIRE
THE MEDIEVAL FESTIVITY OF FIRE
The main event of the winter is the great attraction to visit the region of Els Ports. During January and February, the nearby villages celebrate Les Santantonades where the purifying fire is the main protagonist. Pastries and typical drinks, popular events and holidays, performances and much more. In short, the uniqueness of this event is essential to know the tradition of the area.
THE TRUFFLE, THE BLACK DIAMOND
THE BLACK DIAMOND
The truffle is mystery, aroma and flavour. Born under the land of the region, it is known as the “black diamond” because of its high economic and gastronomic value. Between January and March, different restaurants organise gastronomic days, in which menus with this product are offered and cooking demonstrations are carried out.