Food Tour Aix-en-Provence - 4 hours


Provencal specialties in Aix-en-Provence: a unique food tasting tour.

There are many Provencal specialties to taste in Aix-en-Provence, France!

Provence Amazing Tours will organize for you the most delicious “Provencal Specialties” tour of Aix-en-Provence.

With our perfect organization, you will discover the best culinary specialties of Aix-en-Provence, the most beautiful, cultural and artistic city in Provence. This unique circuit will link Provencal delicacies with the history and culture of Aix-en-Provence.

Provence Amazing Tours will meet you at your hotel or cruise ship port and drive you to the heart of Aix-en-Provence (about a 30-minute drive) for a unique, gourmet and unforgettable tour!

Provence Amazing Tours has selected the absolute must foods for the best tasting experience in Aix-en-Provence. We’ll visit, for example, a lovely bakery and callison workshop, the favorite sweet in Aix-en-Provence since the 15th century! Made from almond paste, orange flower, candied melon on a delicate wafer, the callison’s perfumed ingredients has made it a world-famous sweet!

You’ll visit a macaron maker, another favorite, made with almonds dating back to medieval Europe.

Then, it’s on to an olive oil boutique followed by a goat cheese producer, a chocolate maker and a smoked meats shop to taste a variety of sausages and hams by specialty craftsmen. We’ll finish with a visit to a shop which makes the famous madaleine pastries which originated in northern France and is very much appreciated in the south and in Spain.

During this delicious tour which will certainly wake up your taste buds and olfactory system, you’ll discover Aix-en-Provence in a tasty and colorful way. While winding through the narrow, charming streets of Aix-en-Provence you’ll taste a selection of delicious Provencal specialties: homemade calissons, mararons, chocolates of Aix-en-Provence. There will also be tastings of a variety of olive oils, tapenades, goat cheeses, smoked meats, specialty bakeries and pastry shops of Aix-en-Provence which will gladly divulge its secrets to you and your taste buds.

Get to know Aix-en-Provence while strolling its streets and tasting its specialties.

City of art and culture, Aix-en-Provence is truly a little paradise for those who admire art, history, culture and culinary delights! Provence Amazing Tours will guide you through the typical, narrow streets to historic sites and gastronomical artisans who will be delighted to have you taste their Provencal specialties.

Our guide will take you on a discovery tour of the history and the secrets of Aix-en-Provence. During your delicious food and history tour, your guide will explain the secrets and marvels of Aix-en-Provence.

Prepare yourselves to be surprised as you walk around the streets steeped in history and poetry, monuments, statues and fountains. The history is so present on each street that you can almost hear the troubadours playing their music.

If you choose the morning tour, you’ll be able to visit the Provencal open markets with their regional fruits and vegetables. These lively markets in Aix-en-Provence even sell lavender in the summer season.

After your 3-hour food and history tour, Provence Amazing Tours will drive you back to your hotel or cruise ship port with taste buds buzzing just thinking of magnificent Aix-en-Provence!

MORNING or AFTERNOON ?

Provence Amazing Tours offers this tour mornings from 9:00 to 1:00 and afternoons from 1:30 to 5:30.

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Price:

The visit is for groups of 4 to 8 people
65€/pers

Details:

Activity Level: Light
Kid friendly: Yes.
Language(s): English (fluent), French (fluent)

The visit includes 10 tastings, after that, 3 olive oils, a wine tasting and stops around the market.
There is one tour in the morning and one tour in the afternoon.
I can provide transportation to and from your hotel or ship if needed.
What’s included:
Guided tour in English, driver, parking, gas, insurance, taxes, water and my undivided attention.

ITINERARY (morning):

9:00 – Meet at your hotel or cruise ship port.

9:30 – Arrive at Aix-en-Provence.

9:45 – Pastry  tastings.

10:00 – Bakery tastings.

11:15 – Cake and chocolate tastings.

11:30 – Charcuterie tastings.

12:00 –Cheese tastings.

12:15 – Wine and Madeleine tastings.

12:30 – Drive back to your hotel or cruise ship port.

1:00 – End of tour.

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