From 01.05.-30.09.2022 in Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony & Thuringia.
See, the good lies so near – Central German homeland benefit PicknickSafari starts starting from 01.05.2022 in the Saale Unstrut region to the wine spring and in the WelterbeRegion starting from 03.06.2022 to the Welterbetag action weekend creativity and homeland solidarity – these strengths want to play engaged winegrowers, primary producers, gastronomes and food craftsmen in Central Germany with a special festival fully.
They invite in the spring and summer their guests to a homeland benefit PicknickSafari to
the most beautiful places of the region and will pack thereby above all native into the Picnickkorb
or picnic backpack. This action belongs to a concept, which was developed particularly for the
Central German area of the association homeland benefit registered association was developed. While this region has been dominated by lignite so far, in the future tourist treasures will be recovered, more guests will be welcomed and, of course, they will also be entertained. Already with in the autumn successfully accomplished homeland menu festival 28 restaurants from nine regions in the three Lands of the Federal Republic Saxonia, Saxonia-Anhalt and Thuringia were involved.
With the homeland benefit PicknickSafari not only the most beautiful Picnickrouten and
Picnic places of the region are presented. Restaurateurs, vintners and hoteliers also use their contacts to agricultural quality producers, to food craftsmen and manufactories “just around the corner”. These breed old vegetable varieties again, raise traditional animal breeds, operate and preserve commercial agriculture with ingenuity and skill. Their
partners now include goat farms, beekeepers, vegetable cooperatives, but also grain and oil mills, cheese dairies, butchers and bakeries.
Under the Goethe realization “See, the good lies so near!” at least five regional ingredients, seasonal ingredients are to be found in the creative picnic offers. At least 5 regional specialties, products of local bakers and butchers or self-produced delicacies such as spreads or other vespers or snacks should be offered at the picnic safari.
together with local juices and wines from your region, in your own picnic basket, the picnic set designed by the association with Ilja Oelschlegel or the backpack developed by Altenburger Tourismus GmbH to get to know, try and buy.
Together with contributed route recommendations, the PicnicSafari campaign is intended to take visitors on a unique pleasure trip through central Germany in 9 regions at many different presentation locations.
Info, recipes, Insta Challenge and the “Picnic Pocket Guide”: On a PicnicSafari flyer as a
“Picnic Pocket Guide” from August for each region and our social media channels from June will not only present more info on the picnic stations, but also bookable individual and group offers as well as route suggestions with picnic hotspots. In addition, there is even more to discover about picnics on the Facebook page – such as recipes to make and tips for a regional picnic. Interested parties can also order our picnic flyer or the route suggestions for download. On Instagram, a challenge to find the most beautiful picnic locations in central Germany will be launched in July with the hashtag #heimatgenusspicknick,
together with the personal favorite picnic, favorite ingredients or favorite mitessern. With selected media to the presented picnic regions also prize competitions will take place.
The homeland benefit project converted of the homeland benefit Central Germany registered association and initiated of Christine Klauder and Thomas Marbach was selected with the public idea competition written out by the Metropolregion Central Germany and the project carrier Burgenlandkreis by a jury as winner project and received in the summer also the promotion means promise of the
Federal Ministry for economics and energy. The jury from the 9 participating funding regions
(Altenburg County, Burgenland County, Anhalt-Bitterfeld County, Mansfeld-
Südharz, Saalekreis, Leipzig, Leipziger Land & Nordsachsen counties) was convinced by the concept of a cross-border Central German gourmet brand that links regional producers, food artisans & primary producers more closely with restaurateurs and retailers and stimulates gourmet tourism in these regions. Until the end of 2022, the project modules HeimatMenü, GenussRadar, HeimatSchaufenster and PicknickSafari will be implemented in the 6 combined tourism regions Altenburger Land, Saale-Unstrut, Mansfeld Südharz, World Heritage Region Anhalt-Dessau-Wittenberg, Halle & Saalekreis, Leipzig Region and North Saxony.
For further information the project chief Christine Klauder is to you under: 0160/94968121 to the
Where to pick up your picnic basket in Dessau-Roßlau can be found here.