Are you ready to get acquainted with the culture and cuisine of the European countries? In Europe, a huge selection of culinary festivals and gastronomic routes. Sponsored by the city authorities of the Battle of tomatoes in Buñol (Spain) to the Oyster Festival in Galway (Ireland) — here there are food festivals for every taste.
Constituting the route of his journey to Europe, enter in his visit to at least one of the culinary festival or fair — there you not only try the local cuisine, but also to better learn the peculiarities of national culture. These funny (and very «delicious»!) Holidays often provide visitors a unique opportunity to visit the local theater performances or musical performances, as well as to buy unique handmade products. Go for the wine or gastronomic route, and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery in the intervals between sessions of tasting local dishes, wine or brandy.
Join the millions of (sic) the visitors the largest gastronomic festivals in Europe, such as the «Oktoberfest» in Munich or «Pitstsafest» in Naples. Or visit on the small and less known festivals and cooking wines, because they can be a real gastronomic revelation for fans of new flavors and sensations. Love chestnuts? Festivals dedicated to chestnuts in all possible forms, are conducted in four European countries. Is gaining popularity among the traveling gourmets and other highly specialized festivals: the British Asparagus Festival in the valley or Ivsham Festival «Eurochocolate», which takes place in the Italian city of Perugia.
In Europe there are hundreds of gastronomic festivals. Most of the festivals and fairs are held at the weekend, but there are those that last a few weeks. And only some of the culinary festival last only one day. Lovers of cheese like Gruyere cheese festival, which takes place in the medieval village of Gruyère to the northeast of Lake Geneva in Switzerland. Or go to the Belgian city of Leuven on Hape-Tape — another popular feast day in the middle of the summer, held in the historic city center. You can walk from one tent to another, tasting foods and beverages, as well as sharing favorite recipes in the most relaxed atmosphere.
Regardless of your tastes in Europe, you will find a culinary festival, which is to your taste and give a new experience.