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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
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Small-Group Nice Food Tour: Provencal Specialties

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.

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Food tour of Nice

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

Thank maryje45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic tour

Had a great tour today with Marion. She really made the experience - lots of cute stories along the way explaining the history behind the different foods we were trying. Well paced and the food samples were all excellent. Must do

Thank fwb25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Very nice tour

It was a very nice Morning with Marion, she was very friendli and gave us good advices to enjoy the french Food more. Also was she very helpful for finding a Restaurant for the evening and did even the reservation for some of us. The...More

Thank sociallost
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile
A lovely morning spent eating and strolling

We had a group of 12 which was totally manageable and from UK (2) Ireland (3) USA (6) plus a kid in stroller. Marion was lovely and very friendly. We had a great walk around a few shops where we tasted lovely things and there...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The best experience of our visit to Nice! Marion is a enchanting, the food and drink is a delight and add this to the history and fantastic stories of the origins of Nice make this trip truly unmissable. It’s a 10 from us!

Thank necorbett2006
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28 May 2018|
Response from missaberg | Reviewed this property |
I think it's three hours long if I remember correctly. It should say in the discription
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25 April 2018|
Response from gaylefwilson | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There’s not a huge amount of walking involved and all pretty flat. It’s more like organised “meandering”!! We stopped to sit down 3 times on the tour: for a group coffee; at the soca seller and for the lunch at the end.
25 April 2018|
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Response from missaberg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Glad to hear you are a survivor!!! The streets of the old town in Nice is mostly cobblestone. There are a few stops along the way, where you sit down and eat, but not every stop. We did walk very slowly, because the... More
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