Where: Village of  Banichan 

When: Every week-end between September 22nd and December 16th, 2018

Try the special watery onions grown only in Banichan Village
See how interesting meals are prepared with onions
Make yourselves something delicious with those onions


The people of Banichan take special pride in their local heritage, part of which are the unique sorts of onions which they intend to label under the Slow Food Program. Those onions are very delicious, juicy or watery as they say here, and locals claim you will not be saddened to tears when you cook, not like with other sorts of onions. They also make special meals here with these onions which are definitely worth a try.

For all week-ends

Saturday forenoon – Culinary Session 1: Try
Saturday noon and afternoon – free time for you to look around, try other meals from local cuisine or simply rest before the next culinary delights
Saturday evening – Culinary Session 2: See (with dinner)
Sunday forenoon – Culinary Session 3: Make (followed by departure or more visits around the area).

Price: 125 BGN / 64 EUR / 3938 MKD per person, based on a minimum of 4 persons
The price includes:
– Three culinary sessions (Try, See and Make)
– Saturday Dinner
– Bed and breakfast on Saturday night
The price does not include:
– Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
– Visits to sites around the area
– Transport

Important to know:
Maximum number of visitors – 12 people
We can offer additionally accommodation (B&B) and dinner for Friday night for those of you who would like to arrive earlier
We can recommend places for lunch and site visits in the  destination 
The Week-end of Onions is part of the ‘family’ of Culinary Week-ends offered by the  Cross-Border Fun Center Network . See what  promotions  you might get if you decide to accept more of our  offers 
See also our  Terms and Conditions 


The Cross-Border Fun Center project is co-funded by EU through the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria– North Macedonia Programme

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