Mérida, the New Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture

This year 2016, we can be proud to say that the city of Mérida, in Extremadura, has been declared the New Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture. Enjoy a stay at the Parador de Mérida and discover the delicious taste of its gastronomy!

The Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture is a designation of brand given by the Ibero-American Academy of Gastronomy. This title recognizes the excellence of the gastronomy and products of one city located in one of the countries that belong to it (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, México, Perú, Portugal and Spain.

Parador de Mérida

Parador de Mérida

During the year 2016, Mérida owns this title that has given it the opportunity to spread its gastronomy. It is an opportunity for the people to get to know and experience the purity of tastes and products of the city and of Extremadura. Moreover, it is another reason why Mérida is shown as an interesting touristic place to be visited.

The city of Mérida has always been a place of cultural and touristic interest in Spain because of its Roman past and all the architectonic jewels they left behind them. This year it has an additional reason why to be visited.

This title wants to emphasize the importance of Extremadura gastronomy because of the high quality products such as cheese, paprika, olive oil or ham that are produced in the region. All of them with a natural origin and most of them even count with a Designation of Origin that endorses its quality and taste.

Parador de Mérida

Parador de Mérida

During the whole year, there will be different events taking place there to celebrate the fact of being the Ibero-American Capital of Gastronomic Culture. Congresses, markets, festivals,… so many activities will let you discover the interesting world of Extremadura’s gastronomy. Isn’t it a fantastic way of enjoying tourism in Mérida?

Our Parador de Mérida, a XVIII century convent located right in the centre of the city, will be waiting for your visit this year. It is the best place to stay to enjoy a relaxing gastronomic getaway in Mérida. Tranquil, inspiring, with beautiful gardens and placed in such an idyllic location. What are you waiting for!

Parador de Mérida

Parador de Mérida

Get immersed in tasty flavours, culture, gourmet experiences, tradition and professionality while discovering this historic city of Mérida. It is such a perfect opportunity to enjoy some time at the Parador de Mérida and discover the wonders of its gastronomic offer!

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