For those people who love to eat and at the same time enjoy a good trip, this combination comes from this kind of tourism. Gastronomic tourism is a very particular form of tourism, where the cuisine of the country visited is the fundamental fact that guide the visit.This type of tourism, is presented today as another alternative. It is a very particular way of knowing the world, concentrated in the manifestations of the culinary culture of each country.It is a means to recover the traditional power of each zone and thus be able to show it to other people. In recent years an increase in the demand for culinary tourism has produced in Spain. Appellations of origin are increasingly protected that are certified and gastronomic routes that are created.
Culinary tourism provides travelers a unique experience and a great understanding and connection with the area. This type of tourism is a different form of travel, in which the cuisine of the visited region constitutes the main activity to develop. This tourism is focused not only to people who like good eating such as chefs and gourmets, but also goes to all kinds of people willing to experience a new culinary adventure. Gastronomic trips are not oriented only for lovers of good food (gourmet), otherwise, that is aimed at anyone who is prepared to enjoy an original culinary experience. These trips include all sorts of activities which are not limited exclusively to visit restaurants, but to other activities as a visit of exclusive products of the visited area stores, as well as admire the typical homes and possible existing monuments. The food is very important during the holidays, and the best way to ensure you get the best local products is to rent an apartment or cottage in the surroundings of the city you visit. In this way we will know typical places for tapas, which restaurant has the best specialty or what day put the market. Foreign tourists come looking for our beaches in Spain, but mainly enjoy making culinary tourism, tasting our products like paella, the ham, and other many products very appreciated abroad. The cuisine is becoming a tourist attraction very important and very attractive for promoting tourism in Spain informing all its peoples and customs.