ID : N-3334 Date : 2018/11/08 - 10:00
(Persia Digest) – Iran Saffron Week will be held in Torbat Heidarieh, Razavi Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, from 9-16 November 2018.
Torbat Heidarieh and Zaveh are a saffron production pole of the world. To introduce the capacity available here a varied program has been planned, including a National Conference on Saffron, a tourism rally, photography exhibition, and Saffron startup events.
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The Saffron tourism rally will take place from Mashhad to Torbat Heidarieh. Participants will be visiting saffron farms and become familiar with its harvest. They will also visit historic attractions and handicrafts and silk mills along the way. Classical Persian music performances and local cuisine and drinking Saffron tea is also part of this exciting journey.
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The Head of Torbat Heidarieh Tourism Organization has announced that 18 tours to saffron farms have been organized to date for Iranian and foreign tourists from the start of the harvest time. Eight of these were for tourists visiting Iran.
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