Tourism and investment projects in Piura, Peru to be promoted in Spain

Peruvian Congress member Rosa Venegas Mello will travel to Spain to promote in the cities of Madrid and Barcelona several investment opportunities, from agribusiness to tourism projects, in favor of the department of Piura, at the north of Peru.

The legislator along with other 15 Peruvian congress members from different parties will promote, among the Iberian authorities, the investment opportunities for the High Piura Hydroenergetic and Irrigation Special Project, in the framework of bilateral relations between Peru and Spain.

"Spanish entrepreneurs will be interested in the several investment opportunities that Piura has such the High Piura Project as well as the Bayovar Phosphates Project and the tourism potential that it has," the congressman said.

Piura is located at the north of Peru, precisely at 1,000 Km from the Piura capital city of Lima. It is known as one of the richest regions of the country because of agriculture tourism metallic and agriculture, tourism, non metallic mining, fisheries and dry forest potentials.

Piura has many tourist attractions. One of the best known is Colan beach. Colan beach is a very long beach with warm waters. Local people like to go there during holidays.

The coast of Piura offers many diverse attractions. Máncora, located close to the Piura-Tumbes border, is a small cove with beautiful beaches much prized by surfers, fun loving youths, and entire families.

Toward the south lies Cabo Blanco, famous for the people cut from the same cloth as Ernest Hemmingway, attracted by ocean fishing for marlin, swordfish, and grouper.

Today, it is the perfect place to surf since some of the best waves in Peru are found there. Colán is the main beach resort for the inhabitants of Piura, lovely for its typical wooden houses set upon pylons at the edge of the sea.

Publication: Andina - English Newswire
Provider: Andina
January 24, 2009

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