In the Asturias village of Arenas de Cabrales, in the heart of the Picos de Europa Mountains, the “Cabrales” Cheese Competition is held on the last Sunday in August.
At this celebration, folklore and tradition come together with the tasting and sale of this exquisite product, considered as one of the world’s finest blue cheeses. During the festival there is a demonstration of the traditional cheese-making processes employed to make the product. Traditional games tournaments, exhibitions, round tables, open-air parties and a procession/pilgrimage complete this celebration, which attracts thousands of people every year.
Cabrales (strong cheese from Asturias) Fair
Las Arenas, Cabrales, Asturias (Principality of Asturias)