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Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting

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  • 3 hours (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English
  • Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Treat your taste buds to the flavors of Provençe on a walking food tour in Nice. Explore the old town, or Vieux Nice, with a gastronomic guide, and enjoy different samples of regional favorites, including locally produced French wine. Visit the finest markets, delis, and specialty food shops in town and learn how locals shop and prepare meals on a daily basis. Taste the Italian influence on Provençal cuisine and learn how to make an authentic Niçoise salad back at home. Tour size is limited to 10 people for a personalized small-group experience.
  • Food walking tour of 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 regional specialties, Provençal wine, and olive oil
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • 20 food tastings
  • 1 olive oil tasting
  • 1 wine tasting
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Fontaine du Soleil
    3 Pl. Massena, 06300 Nice, France

    On place Massena at the level of the Fontaine du Soleil which is a round fountain with a tall naked man in the middle, you can't miss him!

Start time

09:30 AM

End point

  • Place Rossetti
    Pl. Rossetti, 06300 Nice, France

    In the heart of the old town.

What To Expect

The cuisine of Provençe boasts a unique fusion of flavors, blending the rich complexity of French food with rustic simplicity borrowed from neighboring Italy. With countless eateries and shops, Nice is bursting with this authentic flavor, if you know where to look. Make your way to the heart of old town, known as Vieux Nice, to meet your local foodie guide. Learn about the area’s history and Italian influence as you wander through narrow lanes and past charming sidewalk cafes. 

Along the way, stop in an assortment of local markets and specialty food shops hand-picked for their variety and authenticity. Sample Provençal cuisine such as a pissaladière onion tart, stuffed vegetables called petits farcis and a Niçoise salad sandwich served on fresh-baked pain de campagne. Taste locally produced cheeses, olive oil, and wine, plus a sweet almond candy known as calisson. During tastings, chat with your guide and shop proprietors to learn how to incorporate local flavor into your cooking at home.

In between delicious dishes, visit other local highlights including a Baroque church, the colorful Cours Saleya flower market, and Castle Hill for fantastic sea and city views. After walking, nibbling and sipping, say farewell to your guide near Nice’s Place Rossetti.

Old Town

We will visit the best food artisan shops of the old town where food tastings are prepared

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya

We will sample food at the food stales of the market where the guide knows everyone.

1 hour Admission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?

A:The policies on social distancing are:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?

A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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This walking tour gives you a chance to see places that the locals are familiar with, but as a tourist you may not get to discover, especially if your time in Nice is limited.
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Fantastic Tour
Elaine_G, Oct 2022
What a great way to see parts of Nice. Marion was fantastic and brought us to great places to sample local foods. We really enjoyed it and you can see how much she loves what she does. She was so enthusiastic to share the food with us and we had so much food we were stuffed! I highly recommend this tour.
Nice food is great.
Andrew_K, Oct 2022
This was our second time doing this tour with Marion and as always she delivered. A wonderful selection of local foods and market tasting, followed by wine tasting was a perfect way to enjoy Nice. Marion is one of the tour guides I have experienced and her love of the food in Nice is infectious. Thank you Marion! Andrew & Shari
Great food and history walking tour
gsonnier, Oct 2022
Marian is clever, creative & organized! What a lovely food tour in the old town! She introduced us to such nice varieties of nicose foods & served a feast with wines to finish. She interspersed history & culinary information throughout the tour. We were impressed with the respect & fondness the vendors showed her. We highly recommend.
BITE SIZED NICE
Sinead_K, Aug 2022
Highly recommend this tour. A little bit of history, a little bit of wine/beer and a lot of the great tastes of Nice. Our guide was excellent. Do this at the start of your stay in Nice so you can revisit your favorite parts
Great food and walking tour!
Maria_K, Jul 2022
Marion was an AMAZING guide. We learned so much about the history and cuisine of Nice. The wine and cheese tasting in the street was really cool too. Great fellow tourists on our trip too! A must do if you’re in Nice.
Delicious and interesting
Erica_H, Jul 2022
Enjoyable and interesting tour with Marion. She is very knowledgeable about the history of Nice and enthusiastic about food! Four market stops and then a few other small stores to sample olive oil, candy and socca.
Calling all Foodies!
JANE_N, Jul 2022
Did this on my last day in Nice and it was so worth it. Met a bunch of cool folks and Marion was awesome.
Old Nice
Olga_R, Jul 2022
It was a great tour to learn about old Nice, food and wine. Audrey was an excellent guide. I highly recommend this tour.
Memorable Experience!
Stacey_S, Jul 2022
All four of us really enjoyed the food and wine tour in Nice! We learned about and tasted local foods and had a wine tasting at a great wine store in Old Nice. We would definitely do it again!
Great Food Tour
Lisa_B, Jul 2022
Marion was a great guide. Very authentic experience in Nice! One of the best food tours we have been on. One comment was that we had 15 people on the tour and this was too many. Tour should not have more than 10.
Terrific way to spend the morning in Nice!
Jason_M, Jul 2022
This was a great way to get a sense of some local specialties in Nice. Marion, our guide was terrific. She was super friendly and gave us lots of info on all the food and wine. There were about 20-ish tastings which was plenty! Plus, it was a really nice walk / tour through old Nice.
Fantastic way to start your Nice trip!
Svenja_S, Jun 2022
This walking tour is a perfect way to start your visit in Nice! Our guide, Marion, was absolutely fantastic. She provided wonderful historic context, shared details about every visit and was generally knowledgeable about the area and the local food/specialities. I can highly recommend!
Great taste of Nice!
Alice_S, Jun 2022
The tourist guide is really friendly, so as the crowd of fellow travellers in the group. We tasted different food/wine samples and this gave me a good taste of both the history and the food in Nice!
Our guide gave a nice...
Jennifer_C, Jun 2022
Our guide gave a nice combination of history of the city along sign culture and favorite foods. A great way to feel acclimated in a new city!
Great tour
Rona_T, Jun 2022
Fantastic tour. Marion was wonderful and so enthusiastic about all the food and drink we had. There were more people on the tour than I’d expected but it worked fine. We really enjoyed tasting all the different delicacies and hearing more about the history of Nice! Would definitely recommend this tour.
Fantastic tour and tour guide!0
Christy_D, May 2022
This tour was so much fun, trying so many new things and our guide put a lot of work into it. She was well organized and prepared. But mostly she was a lot of fun and entertaining. She knew her history of Nice and the food. She’s the kind of person you just want to go grab a croissant and cafe with and talk for hours!
Highly recommended food tour
Daniel_C, Apr 2022
Great tour of Old Nice and the food of the region! Marion is very knowledgeable and accommodating. Highly recommended!
Great trip
Rich_A, Apr 2022
Marian was fantastic. All the food tastings were great. She gave a nice history of Nice too. Everyone enjoyed the trip.
Great food tour
Patricia_D, Mar 2022
The cheese stop was worth the tour. Our guide Marian was excellent. She was very knowledgeable of the local cuisine. Met some nice people too.
A must do while in Nice!
Dave_G, Jun 2021
My wife and I have done numerous food tours all across Europe and this tour, together with Frances, was one of the greats! Very knowledgeable of the city‘s history and full of tips and secrets of things to do while in Nice. All this while enjoying the best food the city has to offer. Highly recommended!!!
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