• Price 65,00
  • Trip 8 dégustations
  • Duration 3h
  • Group size 14

Aix-en-Provence Food Tour, à la découverte des spécialités provençales

Aix-en-Provence, also known as the “Provence jewel” is famous for its Provencal markets, its International Festival of Lyric Art and its 1000 fountains.

Succumb to the treasures of the south of France through a gourmet walking tour of a dozen tastings. “To savor” as soon as possible with family, friends or solo.  

  1. Enjoy aound 10 tastings.
  2. Visit Aix-en-Provence with a local guide.
  3. Taste sweet and savory Provencal dishes.
  4. Experience the south of France way of life.
  5. Enjoy gourmet recommendations for the rest of your stay.
  6. Walk in the footsteps of famous painters Cézanne, Picasso and other personalities who have marked the history of France!


A dozen tastings to discover Aix-en-Provence food side.

Find your Delicity guide in front of the tourist office and plunge into the Aix en Provence old town by walking the paving stones of the famous “Cours Mirabeau”.

On the program: discovery of the city’s must-haves by tasting the local specialties.  

You start your gourmet journey with a coffee-croissant in a brewery steeped in history, and for good reasons: politics, arts, fashion and show business are in this special place from more than 200 years. This is where Paul Cézanne, Pablo Picasso, Winston Churchill, Emile Zola to name a few had their habits.

You will stay on this sweet note by discovering the delights of the Best Craftsman of France Philippe Segond.

Then enter the historic center of Aix en Provence along the path of hot water to reach the most beautiful squares of the city: place Espariat, place Richelme, place de la Rotonde and the Town Hall will have no more secrets for you.  

After discovering the typical biscuits of Aix-en-Provence, you will have the chance to live like an “Aixois”: you will taste the best of the mediterranean charcuterie and a plate of french cheeses.

Then, your guide will explain how to choose his Provencal fruits and vegetables and some traditional recipes.

At this point, you will probably have a little thirsty. This is good, we reserve you a personalized  “pastis” tasting. On the way to the “Saint-Sauveur” cathedral, you will taste the best madeleines of the region, “100% pure butter”. And you will have the chance to have a look at the “Archevéché” theater, one of the main performance halls of the International lyrical art Festival.

You will end your food tour with a flavor fireworks in a wine cellar to taste all the food shopped during the tour.

Along the way, do not hesitate to ask all your questions about tastings and monuments that you will discover. Our guide will be happy to share with you secrets of the city as well as where to go for lunch, ice cream or a drink during your stay.  

So what are you waiting for to join us?

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED GOURMET PROGRAM

Meeting point: Aix-en-Provence tourist office, 300 Av. Giuseppe Verdi, 13100 Aix-en-Provence.

Tasting 1: a hot drink accompanied by the pastry of your choice.

Tasting 2: a pastry of your choice at a Meilleur Ouvrier de France.

Tasting 3: Baguette and traditional breads.

Tasting 4: Aix calissons and regional biscuits.

Tasting 5: Charcuterie platter (coppa, raw  ham, sausage…).

Tasting 6: Assorted French cheeses.

Tasting 7: Provençal fruits.

Tasting 8: Tasting of artisanal Pastis.

Tasting 9: A madeleine from the best craftsman.

Tasting 10: Provencal meal: pairings of food and wine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILS OF YOUR RESERVATION  

Type: Private or group gastronomic tour.

Mode of transport: Walking tour, plan sneakers and a bottle of water.

Duration: 3 hours.

Number of participants: 1 to 14 people.

Tastings: they are modified according to seasonality.

Meeting point: the tourist office of Aix-en-Provence.

Booking: an instant confirmation email and an appointment email 48 hours before the tour.

Included: a local guide, 8 tastings and 3 drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic).

Other: If you have any dietary restrictions, if you come with children or if you are a more than 10 peaople group please contact us in advance at contact@delicitytours.com.

 

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