Marion was an excellent guide who brought alive the food, flavours and history of Nice and introduced us to a wide range of different foods, dishes and wines. Never shy of sharing her knowledge or passion. A very enjoyable tour
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.
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.
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Miriam is FANTASTIC. So fun and full of knowledge. She took us to the market in Old Town, would buy things from the local vendors for us to taste. Then pass out samples, explain what we were eating, how it was unique to the food...More
This was a pure delight! We did this on our first full day in Nice and we now know exactly where to go for our stay. Marion was lovely and provided so much history as well as wonderful places to go. I don’t know what...More
This small group tour took us around a lovely market and into the old part of Nice. We sampled plenty of sweet and savoury foods including cheese and breads, olive oils and wine. Marion was a superb tour guide with excellent English - she provided...More
A recent food tour of the old town in Nice was excellent. Marion, who led the small group was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. She obviously loves her job, the food, it’s history and is able to share it with others in a happy and relaxed...More