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From the tree to the cork, from the cork to the table

The weekends between July 4 and August 2 are organized in Cassà de la Selva i Palafrugell the activity "From the tree to the cork, from the cork to the table", which is now in its second edition. Some cork mornings in Les Gavarres to see first hand the cork peel which takes place exclusively at this time of the year.

"From the tree to the cork, from the cork to the table" aims to be a transversal experience to discover the exciting world of cork, from the time the peelers peel the bark of the cork oak in the forest until the cork becomes a cork, a key element in the best wines and cavas in the world.


Peel, breakfast, visit and tasting

The outing, which will start at 09:30 and last until 13:30, includes attending the live cork peeling in the protected natural area of Les Gavarres with the essential accompaniment of forestry professionals, who will pass on all their knowledge about natural heritage. The activity will conclude with a themed breakfast in the forest, a cultural visit and finally a wine tasting from the DO Empordà.

In Cassà de la Selva, the departures will take place on the 4th, 12th, 18th and 26th of July and on the 1st of August. The peeling demonstration will be in Can Vilallonga, the breakfast in the forest and the guided visit to the cork village of Cassà.

In Palafrugell, the activity will take place on July 5, 11, 19 and 25 and August 2. The peel will take place in Llofriu and the breakfast and cultural visit to the Cork Museum.



Registrations for adults will cost 15 euros. Children and young people between the ages of 7 and 16 will pay 8 and children under 6 can attend the visits for free. The groups will be between 5 and 15 people.

Reservations for the activity in Cassà can be made by email or on the phones 638 557 836 / 972 643 695 and in the case of Palafrugell by email or phone 972 307 825.

"From the tree to the tap, from the tap to the table" is an activity organized by the Palafrugell Cork Museum, the Institut Català del Suro Foundation and the Consorci de les Gavarres in collaboration with the Town Councils of Cassà de la Selva and Palafrugell