Vilagarcía, Carril and Vilaxoán, seaports today and from their origins, have a long shell fishing tradition. Especially the second, Carril, which gives its name to the famous clams. The women shellfish gatherers’ association Amarcarril, have designed a route in which the visitor is given first-hand information on the beach about what shell fishing consists of, the characteristics of the bivalve shellfish that they extract, and the tools and gear they use, and the processes and commerce that is necessary to cultivate clams and cockles from the moment they are planted until they reach a table.
During this visit, people involved are given the necessary tools and material to practice how to carry out this activity on the farms with the help of the women shellfish gatherers acting as their trainers. For further informationrmation and reservations : following the expert advice of the women shellfish gatherers. The visit takes one hour and can be complemented with clam tasting.