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Culture and gastronomy: the Balearic flagships in Fitur 2016

21 January, 2016

According to the official data provided by the Balearic Govern, national tourism grew in Balearic Islands 9%. As we previously mentioned in other posts, sun and beach lovers are giving way to a different kind of tourist more curious. So that, Balearic Islands have decided to promote this year their culture and gastronomy in the current edition of FITUR.

This is the 36 anniversary of this International Tourism Trade Fair that last year recorded very positive figures: 9,419 exhibiting companies from 165 countries and regions; 125,085 professional participants and 97,467 non-professional assistants; as well as journalists from more than 60 different countries, according to the organization official data. Undoubtedly, an opportunity risen to the occasion.

Regarding Balearic culture outstand the candidacy of Minorcan Talaiotic Culture (society during Iron Age); the city of Palma as a cultural destination through Joan Miró or Formentera as cultural and natural destination which are being presented today—the day of the Balearic Island in the fair.


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About gastronomy, the activities are also quite diverse. From a showcooking with the participation of three famous Balearic chefs; bakery in live exhibitions or a Café to taste typical products from the islands such as the well-known “Ensaimadas” from Mallorca; Flaó typical pastry from Eivissa and Formentera or the typical pastry from Menorca the “carquinyols”. Furthermore, it is also specially outstanding the presentation of two products such as Flor de sal de Es Trenc (natural sales) or Enoturism (Wine Tourism) by Binissalem DO.



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