The Mediterranean Diet

UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

The Mediterranean Diet – from the Greek word díaita, lifestyle – is a social practice based on the set of skills, knowledge, practices and traditions ranging from the landscape to the cuisine, which in the countries of the Mediterranean culture concern the crops, harvesting, fishing, conservation, processing, preparation and, particularly, consumption.

Emblematic Communities

Seven emblematic communities comprise the representation for this cultural heritage: Cyprus, Croatia, Spain, Greece, Italy, Morocco, and Portugal. These communities both protect the history and cultural assets of this heritage, as well as help to promote its values ​​and practices throughout the world.

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History of the Mediterranean Diet

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Tourist and Gastronomic Route

Cheeses from Central Portugal There is a new Tourist and Gastronomic Route to discover in the Central region of Portugal, which invites you to embrace traditions and flavours, and already

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Mediterranean Diet Fair

– September 7 to 10, 2023 From the 7th to the 10th of September, Tavira will be staging another edition of the Mediterranean Diet Fair.  The event will be offering

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