Travelling to eat: this is the concept of gastronomic tourism. The quest for stories, knowledge and new sensations, leads gourmet travellers to travel the world to sample culinary recipes and cultures. As a tourist, this form of travel is also a way to discover the world and its regions. This article introduces the topic of gastronomic tourism.
Gastronomic tourism: what is it?
Gastronomic tourism is a trip undertaken to discover the gastronomic or culinary wealth of a country or region. It includes activities such as tasting local dishes, visits, purchases (cooking utensils, rare ingredients, etc.), courses or walks. The culinary journey also offers the opportunity to discover stories, cultures, culinary methods, and exquisite meals.
Often, food travellers love themed meals: i.e. with a history or a specificity. They enjoy the typical meals of the region or country as they are prepared. Gastronomic tourism not only awakens the taste buds, but also involves the other senses. These inclu...