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The Oyster Festival takes place every summer. Its roots are local and authentic, although it has become a considerable tourist attraction. Everyone in the town enjoys the activities, celebrating the town’s most famous export. The fishermen go out to sea very early and bring in their catch to a waiting crowd. They parade through the town, and afterwards the catch is distributed between pubs, restaurants and cafes.


The harbour is very much a working one and fishermen keep their boats there, using them to collect fish and oysters. Two shops on the quayside sell freshly caught fish and oysters and a quayside restaurant serves the recent catch.