The first spanish ‘wine road’, a wine tourism initiative by 12 warehouses and seven municipalities of this region and Garraf, retrieves the Roman road.
A dozen wineries in the Penedès and seven municipalities in this region and promote Garraf “The Wine Road”, a wine tourism initiative that encompasses the old route linking the interior to the coast, used by the Romans to bring the wine to different parts of the world.
The initiative will be launched next month, will become the first wine road of Spain, understood as a linear route follows an existing and clearly defined path flanked by wineries and other tourist attractions, as well as a great deal gastronomic. The route, 40 km, runs from Sant Marti Sarroca, in the Alt Penedès, to Sitges, in the Garraf, passed through several towns, including Vilafranca and Sant Pere de Ribes.
The project aims to position itself as a reference wine route, boosting joint activities and coordinated way to promote tourism and, at the same time protect the territory and preserve its beauty and historical value.
The joint promotion of the road by the wineries that comprise motivate an annual program of themed week late, where visitors can carry out activities related to the same topic in different wineries activities or availability of benefits in the visit.
At first, the route is designed to make motorized vehicle, although it is expected that in the near future can be done on foot or by bike through an alternative route.
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