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Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties

  • A small-group guided walking food tour of Vieux Nice
  • Sample up to 20 delicious regional delicacies
  • Learn by tasting: Discover the history and culture of the French Riviera
Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties
From US$75.40
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Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties
From US$75.40
Vieux Nice is the picturesque historic center of the famous city on the French Riviera, with winding streets dating back to the 17th century. Sample the region’s rich gastronomic heritage on this fun and delicious walking food tour. With a small group limited to just 10 people, you’ll get an insider’s taste of life in Old Nice.
What to Expect
You’ll meet your guide in the heart of Old Nice, where your small group—limited to just 10 people—will be waiting to explore the legendary food traditions of the picturesque historic center.
Your guide will point out local eateries and charming sidewalk cafes, as you listen to the history and culture of the French Riviera. But most of all, you’ll learn by tasting: Sample up to 20 regional delicacies with stops at hand-picked markets and specialty food shops.
Dishes vary depending on the season, so you’ll be guaranteed a fresh variety. You might be invited to sample a pissaladiere onion tart, a staple of Provençal cuisine, or local delights, such as a torta de blea, a chard and chestnut pie. You’ll even learn how to make your own authentic salade Niçoise, along with other tips on incorporating local flavors into your cooking.
In between tastings, you’ll get a firsthand peek at the charms of the Old City with visits to a baroque church, Cours Saleya flower market, and Castle Hill for a seaside panorama.
Reviews (186)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great way to start the holiday

We did this activity the first morning after we arrived and so glad that we did. Marian was fun and knowledgeable and we had a relaxed but informative tour of the old part of Nice, with the history of the food and town peppered with...More

Thank mungo6456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The French Way with Marion

We have been visiting Nice regularly for many years and thought we had tried most things but this was different. It is the best guided tour I have ever been on, without exception. Marion is a superb guide and we really enjoyed every minute.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joy186402
Reviewed 31 October 2018
Amazing Food Tour

We had our food tour with Marion on a Friday morning. We got a change to try so many different kinds of Nice delicacies like candied lemon and orange peel, Foccasette, candied rose/violet petals, calissons, and much more! She took us around the local market...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fiona888888
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile
An energising way to start the day! #TheFrenchWay

My girlfriend and I visited Nice, last week, for our anniversary. The tour turned out to be a perfect experience for foodies such as ourselves. We were met at the main square by our tour guide, Marion. She was very warm and friendly and explained...More

Thank NLJ91
Reviewed 14 October 2018
A Must!

We were absolutely delighted with this tour and Marion is such a lovely character. We met at 09:30 and spent around 3 hours getting a real insight into the history of Nice along with the local food, fruits, sweets, savoury, cheese, chocolate and wine. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JandGWestSussex
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26 September 2018|
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Response from chrisgE2011FR | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be OK on this tour. Mention it to the tour guide I am sure she would be very helpful in taking any action to assist.
Hayley G
23 July 2018|
Response from mungo6456 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, absolutely. Marian was very happy to cater to vegetarians, and there was only one stop that was none veggie anyway.
20 July 2018|
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Response from Heather J | Reviewed this property |
Food included but you can always buy extra if you wanted as you go round ( you don’t need to tho) I recommend this trip!!