Galician Winter invites tourists to enjoy its delights in gastronomic tourism betting that favors the flavors and aroma rather than landscapes and classic tours. This program is part of the promotional effort of Turismo de Santiago, which aims to attract visitors to consolidate the position of this city as an attractive destination throughout the year. To achieve this goal are implemented special prices for visitors as accommodation, transfers and air packages, purchases and gifts. But basically revolves around a specially crafted culinary program for the occasion, it brings to the table who is walking around Santiago de Compostela, for a taste of the best and finest Galician delicacies of winter.
Thus, from the publication of a detailed guide with over 30 dining establishments in the city hotels that offer their tapas menu with the classic features of the station. This proposes a large range of activities based in the kitchen, specifically composed of five activities that complement each other and are designed and targeted towards different audiences.
Santiago de Compostela is an ideal place for this sort of activity because it has a large market, the Food Market, where they offer the freshest local produce, freshly landed in ports or just out of the garden. In addition, Santiago Tourism seeks to position the Galician wine as one of the best attractions in the city, making wine tastings led by renowned sommeliers, will be accompanied by preserves, cheeses, meats and other foods that can enhance the flavor each of the five wine appellations of origin Galician: Monterrei, Rías Baixas, Ribeira Sacra, Ribeiro and Valdeorras.
Also, the restaurants and eating establishments of Santiago de Compostela directed their menus for the occasion and offer typical dishes favoring the products of each month or season. In this manner, the cuisine consists mainly of autumn hunting, mushrooms and chestnuts spanning the months of November and December, while winter cuisine is focused on soups, broths, stews and calluses, between January and March.
Some of the most recommended dishes are the cream of turnip greens with crispy serrano, octopus stew, the Flan bagasse, lentil and cod, another option is outstanding Iberian pork Hand glazed potatoes and pancake baking stuffed with truffles. Between the covers, you’ll also find a few original options as the chestnut-stuffed mushrooms and turnip greens, or sips of Pork Shoulder with turnips.
But this Spanish city, located in the province of La Coruna, not only offers seasonal dishes to its visitors, it is also declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1985. This implies that also offers a rich history and varied places of interest, as the sector of the old city listed as one of the most beautiful urban areas in the world. There are the oldest monuments grouped around the tomb of Santiago and the Cathedral which contains the famous Portico de la Gloria.