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  • Location: Nice, France
  • Duration:  3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Eat your way around Vieux Nice – Nice’s old town – on a 3.5-hour food walking tour! Led by a local guide passionate about the region’s rich gastronomic heritage, your tour includes up to 20 samples of deliciously different dishes from Nice. Sip wine from the nearby Provence hills, and try the famous pissaladière onion tart, the chickpea based socca or the succulent petits farcis stuffed vegetables. Learn about the Italian influence on the city’s cuisine, and visit top Nice attractions like the Cours Saleya Flower Market and Castel Hill.

This small-group tour is limited to just ten people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.

Highlights

  • 3.5-hour food walking tour in Nice with an expert local guide
  • Stroll around Vieux Nice, visiting food shops and delicatessens
  • Learn the secret to making a truly authentic Niçoise salad
  • Visit the Cours Saleya Flower Market and Castel Hill
  • Sample up to 20 different regional specialties, Provençal wine and olive oil
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties

Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties

Nice’s close proximity to the Italian border influences the city in countless ways. Mirroring the mix of Italian and French architecture around town, the city’s cuisine also proudly boasts a cosmopolitan twist. Combining French culinary flair with the Italian’s love for simplicity, Nice’s tantalizing fusion cuisine has created a hotbed of exciting restaurants, cafes and food shops -- just waiting to be found!

With all this available, knowing where to start or what to try can be a challenge, but on this food walking tour, you’ll have an expert guide to give you the perfect introduction to the city’s cuisine.

After meeting your guide in the heart of Vieux Nice (Old Nice), set off on a gentle stroll around its labyrinth of tiny, twisting streets. Ambling through this Italian-built area of town, your guide will talk about Vieux Nice’s fascinating history, pointing out interesting architecture and popular sidewalk cafes.

As you walk, you’ll be welcomed into the area’s many colorful food shops like a real local. Try regional specialties like torta de blea, a chard and chestnut pie that’s served savory or sweet, or pan-bagnat, a Niçoise salad sandwich (of sorts) made with freshly baked pain de campagne (a type of French bread). Learn local recipe secrets while chatting with shop owners, and find out whether the city’s legendary Niçoise salad should be made with tuna or anchovies!

Sample up to 20 different regional dishes, including orange blossom brioche, calisson (an almond candy) and two types of local cheese. In addition to the local olive oil varieties and and Provençal wine, you’ll feel like you’ve truly tasted the best of Nice while seeing its most gorgeous sights. Take in exceptional views from Castel Hill, visit a Baroque church and explore the famous Cours Saleya Flower Market.

As your tour ends, you’ll walk away with an understanding of the role that gastronomy has played in defining the city’s culture, plus some great insider tips for the best places to eat!

Customer Reviews

tx.twin
United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

The food tour was the highlight of our time in Nice! Our guide, Marion was charming, informative and gave us a great understanding of the food history of the Niçoise area! Enjoyed all the food items we were offered. Highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our tour guide, Claudia, was fantastic. Her passion for quality food is infectious. I learned a lot from her about Nice and its relationship with food. She even arranged a delicious small snack/lunch for us with items she had bought. I highly recommend this tour if you are a foodie, and even if you are not because you will become one after the tour! Claudia's tour reminds people to eat mindfully and joyfully. I would give this tour more than 5 stars if I could!

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