Sagra della Volia Cazzata – 16 October, 2013

This special feast celebrates the olive harvest. The volia cazzata in the name refers to olives which have been crushed by hand and left to mature in water 15 days before the festivities begin. The sagra takes its inspiration from the old days when people came back tired and hungry from working in the olive groves. As they sat around the communal tables, lovingly prepared local food and delicious wine revived the body and lifted the spirits. The sagra features cucina povera – simple country cooking – allowing visitors to try a range of local specialities. Naturally, everything is accompanied by music, dancing and traditional songs.
Where: Martano, Lecce, Salento
Price: Free
When: 17 – 20 October
Website: (in Italian) Click here


By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can change this and find out more by following this link

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.