The distinction

Catalonia will be the 2025 World Region of Gastronomy, a distinction awarded by the International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, and Tourism (IGCAT) to highlight and promote work to raise awareness about quality food and education for better nutrition and sustainable tourism.


Why Catalonia

Catalonia, with Barcelona as its capital, is a European region in the Mediterranean area, with its own culture, language and traditions.

The geography and history of Catalonia have shaped a lifestyle where food is a central part of Catalan culture and identity.


The land of Barcelona