Aix-en-Provence is a city known for its exceptional lifestyle and Tastes of Provence invites you to discover it through your tastebuds. We offer you an immersive experience designed to help you understand the French “Art de vivre”, meet locals and enjoy the daily traditions
Join our passionate gourmet guides for a unique taste of the lifestyle of magical Aix-en-Provence on a gourmet walking tour of the city. We will stroll through historic golden streets, dipping in and out of food shops, tasting local specialties and learning learning tidbits of history during our foodie tour.
You’ll rub shoulders with locals in one-of-a-kind food shops and the daily farmers market, tasting seasonal sweet and savoury specialties of the region. Your guide will explain the history behind the city’s food highlights, while meeting the families who run the best addresses in town. Our morning tours take in the 700-year old market square, where you’ll discover the seasons, tasting fruits and vegetables, harvested just the day before.
From our signature Farmers Market & Food Shop Tour, our Afternoon Delights tours or other options for private groups, you’ll find a food tour that tempts your appetite.
After all, isn’t this why you came to France?!
All guest receive a copy of the Foodies’ Guide to Aix-en-Provence, packed with restaurants and shopping suggestions, dining out tips, local wine information and seasonal recipes!
« Tastes of Provence offers guests a unique “taste” of daily life and food in Aix-en-Provence. You can join a small-group, gourmet walking tour with Mathilde and Jennifer, meeting locals in specialty food shops and at farmers markets while tasting sweet and savory regional specialties. You’ll learn about history behind the city’s food traditions while meeting the families whose businesses represent the best addresses in town. »
“If you like history and food then this is a fantastic tour! We were so bowled over the knowledge and passion of Jennifer and she was also a personable and fun guide. Ending the morning with some delicious cheese and wine was fantastic. Highly recommended.”
“Great tour with our guide Mathilde. It was a wonderful way to get oriented to this special city. We had many opportunities to taste a variety of foods. Each tasting was accompanied by fantastic descriptions from our guide. She knew many of the local vendors which was really nice. We also had a delicious wine tasting”