Gastronomy and tourism have much in common, so that the development of one without the other almost unthinkable. Going back a few years in the past, tourism has amounted to a tour of historical and cultural sites, and a tour of natural beauty such as national parks, nature parks, and general landscape which knows itself to be beautiful. If the away team's luck, but it is on his journey accompanied a nice time, he was able to experience the full splendor of natural beauty, but otherwise, we can say with certainty that he fully enjoyed the study of cultural and natural beauty. As the standard of living has increased, increased the need to offer a variety of content in tourism. One of the most comfortable way of getting to know people with the culture and way of life of people in a particular area is through food. Thus, in addition to good weather and natural beauty found in the tourist industry and gastronomy. Through a variety of culinary delights can be guest or tourist familiar with the delicacies that are native to the place that we present. Through old authentic dishes can see how life in the area once looked like, what kind of foods are used and what methods of food preparation are known, the diversity of plant and animal species in the area, both in the countryside and in the towns, inland and coastal, every meal can tell the historical and cultural story.
In the centre of Lika, on the ledge near the river Novčica is located the town of Gospić. It is the economical, social, cultural and sports centre of the Licko - Senjska region.
The area of Gospic and it's surroundings it's inhabitated since prehistoric time, and as a proof of that there are many archeological findings. Many nations and governors passed trough this town and left a remarkable print on a nowadays development of Gospic. The name of the town was first mentioned in year 1604 and the name came from the word "Hospitium", which means hostel, inn.
The area of the town represents an extremely valuable ecological space that today has an exceptional significance. The major value is a non-contaminated ground, which offers the possibility of the production of ecological healthful food. The whole area is an agricultural area.
In the old town is located one of the most famous statues of Gospić, a statue of a girl named Marta, which was placed as a memory of the introduction of an aqueduct. In the surroundings of Gospic are located...