Here Are the 12 Wine-Cultural Destinations of Bulgaria
'We present you an idea for 12 wine-culinary destinations, part of the project "Share Bulgaria", which we develop jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.'' This was announced by Minister of Tourism Nikolina Angelkova, who together with Minister Rumen Porozhanov officially presented the destinations to the tourism and agriculture sectors.
''When designing the project, we chose the wine-culinary destinations to be 12 and the number is not accidental, 12 are the months of the year'', Minister Angelkova said, quoted by the press center.
Here are the destinations:
1. The Struma Valley - includes Kyustendil, Blagoevgrad, Sandanski and Melnik
2. Mesta valley - includes Razlog, Bansko, Gotse Delchev and Hadzhidimovo
3. Western Thrace - includes the regions of Plovdiv, Pazardzhik and Asenovgrad
4. The Rose Valley - includes Panagyurishte, Koprivshtitsa, Starosel, Kazanlak and Hissarya
5. Eastern Thrace - includes Stara Zagora, Sliven, Yambol, Karnobat
6. Sakar - includes Harmanli, Lyubimets, Svilengrad and Topolovgrad
7. Zlatia - includes Vratsa, Montana and Vidin
8. Misia - includes Pleven, Oryahovo, Svishtov and Rousse
9. Dobrudzha and Northern Black Sea Coast - includes Silistra, Dobrich, Varna and Balchik
10. Southern Black Sea Coast - includes Burgas, Nessebar, Pomorie, Sozopol and Tsarevo
11. Old capitals - includes Veliko Turnovo, Pliska, Preslav, Gorna Oryahovitsa, Targovishte and Shumen
12. Eastern Rhodopes - includes Haskovo, Kardzhali and Ivaylovgrad
The next stage of the project will be the discussion of the destinations with the industry. Six round tables are being prepared in the country where the destinations will be presented in detail to local businesses, organizations and municipalities.
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