The meaning of the name “Peratallada” comes from the fortified valleys that surround the town of carved stone (“pedra tallada” in catalan), excavated on the natural rock.
Of its feudal past it emphasizes the fortified castle formed by a great masterful tower and a wall that surrounds it. Next, there is the palace (11th-14th century). The Romanesque church of Sant Esteve is located outside the wall.
The May Fair is celebrated in Peratallada on the last Sunday of April and coincides with the gastronomic meeting “Orchard Cuisine”.
The “Festa Major” is celebrated in Peratallada on 6th and 7th of August.
The Medieval Fair is celebrated in Peratallada on the first weekend of October and coincides with the gastronomic meeting “Poultry Cuisine”.