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Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more
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Overview

Treat your taste buds to the flavors of Provençe on a walking food tour in Nice. Explore the old town, or Vieux Nice, with a gastronomic guide, and enjoy different samples of regional favorites, including locally produced French wine. Visit the finest markets, delis, and specialty food shops in town and learn how locals shop and prepare meals on a daily basis. Taste the Italian influence on Provençal cuisine and learn how to make an authentic Niçoise salad back at home. Tour size is limited to 10 people for a personalized small-group experience.
  • Food walking tour of Nice with an expert local guide
  • Stroll around Vieux Nice, visiting food shops and delicatessens
  • Learn the secret to making a truly authentic Niçoise salad
  • Visit the Cours Saleya Flower Market and Castel Hill
  • Sample regional specialties, Provençal wine, and olive oil
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a more personalized experience
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Professional guide
20 food tastings
1 olive oil tasting
1 wine tasting
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

3 Pl. Massena, 06300 Nice, France

On place Massena at the level of the Fontaine du Soleil which is a round fountain with a tall naked man in the middle, you can't miss him!

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Pl. Rossetti, 06300 Nice, France

In the heart of the old town.

The cuisine of Provençe boasts a unique fusion of flavors, blending the rich complexity of French food with rustic simplicity borrowed from neighboring Italy. With countless eateries and shops, Nice is bursting with this authentic flavor, if you know where to look. Make your way to the heart of old town, known as Vieux Nice, to meet your local foodie guide. Learn about the area’s history and Italian influence as you wander through narrow lanes and past charming sidewalk cafes. 

Along the way, stop in an assortment of local markets and specialty food shops hand-picked for their variety and authenticity. Sample Provençal cuisine such as a pissaladière onion tart, stuffed vegetables called petits farcis and a Niçoise salad sandwich served on fresh-baked pain de campagne. Taste locally produced cheeses, olive oil, and wine, plus a sweet almond candy known as calisson. During tastings, chat with your guide and shop proprietors to learn how to incorporate local flavor into your cooking at home.

In between delicious dishes, visit other local highlights including a Baroque church, the colorful Cours Saleya flower market, and Castle Hill for fantastic sea and city views. After walking, nibbling and sipping, say farewell to your guide near Nice’s Place Rossetti.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Old Town
We will visit the best food artisan shops of the old town where food tastings are prepared
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Marche aux Fleurs Cours Saleya
We will sample food at the food stales of the market where the guide knows everyone.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Place Massena
Introduction to the tour with explanations about the local gastronomy and local history on Place Massena
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Must be 18 years of age to drink alcohol
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • OPERATED BY The French Way

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting.

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star-1
Rip Off Company
Thomas_H
, Sep 2021
Most memorable experience was arriving at the pick up point for 09:30. At 09:45 got email stating tour was cancelled. We had travelled from Menton to Nice, one hour. This company offered a refund & a free tour next day. I could not avail of either. This company pretend to be french, they are not french. They are Rip off Merchants. I plan to flood Trip Adviser with my experience. If you like rip off, this is the tour provider for you. Tom Hyland
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Dear Tom, I understand your deep anger. Please accept my apologies. I mixed up your activity with another one in the calendar. Your card has been refunded and my offer for a free tour is still pending in case you visit Nice again. Best regards, Marion.
star-4
Great tour
Brianne_D
, Aug 2021
Great experience. Was able to try things that I wouldn't have picked out myself especially the fresh market
star-5
Welcome to Nice’s good food
Thomas_K
, Aug 2021
Learning about Nice’s history with a food source twist was enjoyable and informative. Visiting iconic establishments and the market to sample local chocolates, tarts, fruits, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, and, yes, even socca showed the range of local foods. Our guide was pleasant, considerate and informative. She made it a wonderful experience. I would love to do it again but I ate too much.
star-5
Highly recommend
RaeLin_M
, Aug 2021
Great experience. Very COVID friendly as the tour guide avoided large crowds and had frequent hand washing. The guide was very knowledgeable about the area, and the food was amazing. I very highly recommend this tour if you are in Nice.
star-5
Great food and eine and fun anecdotes
Annika
, Aug 2021
We were a small group of people from around the world. We Loved the little anecdotes Marion provided about the city and about the local food. The wine was excellent and the different and unique food was fun to try. We would absolutely recommend this tour for everyone visiting the beautiful city of Nice and will come back ourselves for another tour with Marion.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
History and Tasty bites in Nice
Susan_H
, Jul 2021
Francis was an extraordinary guide! She was so interesting, knowledgeable & friendly. I am a solo traveler who has taken many (!) food tours and this one was one of the best. I recommend it highly. The tasting were small & light and will leave you with an experience unique to nice. You won’t leave stuffed or hungry but you will leave happy!
star-5
Food Tour
Janet_E
, Jul 2021
Marion, our guide, was fabulous. Very personable and friendly. Very informative too. She brought us to a number of shops where we had a very nice selection of different local bites and some sips of wine. A great experience in Old Nice
star-5
A must do while in Nice!
Dave_G
, Jun 2021
My wife and I have done numerous food tours all across Europe and this tour, together with Frances, was one of the greats! Very knowledgeable of the city‘s history and full of tips and secrets of things to do while in Nice. All this while enjoying the best food the city has to offer. Highly recommended!!!
star-5
fabulous tour
ceric90
, Nov 2019
really enjoyed the tour with Francis, so helpful, informative and interesting, nothing was too much trouble, food was excellent and the welcome superb. thank you
star-5
Nice Food Group Tour
D3638ZYjoannes
, Oct 2019
The small group tour with Frances was fabulous. She was extremely knowledgeable and gave the group lots of useful tips about places to eat. We tasted many delicious local foods, one which was the chickpea pancake called Soca. We had a very nice breakfast of fruit and pastries and Frances bought us some local cheeses to try for lunch. The tour was excellent value for money. Highly recommend it.

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