The Bancoule worm festival

Farino -

This festival celebrates a very typical speciality of the region.


This is the best occasion to taste this large edible larva, an unmissable festival for Caledonians and tourists!

Info and reservation:

  • +687 94 06 94

Highlights include grubbing for worms in the tree trunks, a champion worm-eater contest and luscious worms served up raw or sautéed with parsley butter.

Grubbing for worms and worm-eating contest - 10.30 a.m. & 1.30 p.m.
Gourmet worm tasting  – 11.30 a.m. (sautéed as you watch in parsley butter or flambéed in pastis)

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