The Leningrad region has created a guide to the region for gourmet tourists

The Leningrad region has created a guide to the region for gourmet tourists

The first regional gastronomic guide "Geography for taste – Leningrad region" was presented in Vyborg. The aim of the project is the formation and development of year-round tourist flows in the region on the basis of a promising direction – gastronomic tourism. This was announced on its website by the Committee for Culture and Tourism of the region.

"The Leningrad region has a huge potential for the development of domestic tourism, and we must create conditions for travel to become more comfortable, which means that the traveler needs to eat delicious food. This requires guides. They also stimulate competition, the struggle for quality between manufacturers," said the governor of the region, Alexander Drozdenko, quoted by the committee.

The best dishes and products of regional cuisine are presented on the pages of the guide: Vyborg pretzel, Tosno cider and Ladoga smelt, farm gherkin chickens, Kopor tea, chokeberry juice and more. The guide also shows cafes, restaurants and farms where you can try these treats. The guide also tells about the rich history, culture, attractions and popular tourist routes of the region.

As noted in the message, the head of the project is a gastronomic expert, the author of this and other unique guidebooks "Geography for taste", the host of gastronomic TV programs Nika Ganich. The author of texts about the sights is Alexander Sidorov, Doctor of Historical Sciences, member of the Committee for the Protection of the Natural and Gastronomic Heritage of Russia at the All-Russian Society for the Protection of Nature, wine and gastronomic columnist.

The Leningrad Region travel guide has become the sixth in Russia, and similar guides have already been published in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tula, Tver and Novosibirsk.
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