More than 30 Spanish cities organize tapas tours

In the run-up to the annual International Day of tourism on 27 september, organize more than 30 Spanish cities tapas tours to promote this form of typical Spanish gastronomy.

According to the Spanish State Secretary Isabel Borrejo is the importance of both tapas and North Spanish variant thereon: pinchos, big as distinctive element within the Spanish gastronomy.

This coming weekend will be the tapas tours begin in Madrid, Albacete, Ciudad Real, Badajoz, Barcelona, BENIDORM, Las Palmas, Lugo, Bilbao, Burgos, Castellón, Cehegín, Gijón, Córdoba, Cuenca, Granada, León, Lleida, MURCIA, Pamplona, Seville, San Sebastián, Santander, Segovia, Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Tenerife, Toledo, Zaragoza, Valencia and Vinarós.

Look for more information on the websites of the respective municipalities.

Tapas are the famous small bites that are typically at a drink will be served. A piece of tortilla, meatballs in tomato sauce, prawns and ensaladilla rusa are some well-known examples.
Pinchos are usually slices of baguette with a wide variety of goodies out and be served, particularly in the Basque country.