FRANCE for the Foodies
The gastronomic meal of the French has been inscribed on the UNESCO ‘list of Intangible Cultural heritage of humanity’, so if you are a foodie couple and love visiting gorgeous locations that offer great food experiences then France should definitely be on your list, we talk here of the top 4 beautiful gastronomic destinations for the newly married where food is decadent and the bonus are the views
Strolling through the shaded and winding streets of the old town to get a feel for the city’s soul is one of the first things to do while visiting Nice. This district, with its tangle of narrow streets and brightly coloured façades, reflects the colours and style of Sardinian architecture. The Baroque’s art and architecture, is also characterised through the religious patrimony deeply represented the Old Nice. Visit the Castel Hill, this park and its botanical garden offer a unique vista over Nice and its surroundings, magnificent panorama of the stunning sea with the old town in the foreground. The flowers and vegetable market of Nice is the most picturesque market in France and provides a feat for the eyes and a delight for the palate. Cours Saleya, which is one the most vibrant neighbourhoods of Nice, is the meeting point animated by its lively cafés and restaurants; take time to admire the vibrant colours of magnificent flowers and get to know the local producers, which bring everyday a large choice of fruits and vegetables and local specialties is absolutely romantic for a foodie. The flower and vegetable market offers traditional items like the famous Pan Bagnat, literally ‘moistened bread’. The sandwich is composed of a round white bread around the classic Salad Nicoise, a salad composed mainly of raw vegetables, hard boiled eggs, anchovies, and /or tuna, and olives. The Pissaladière, onion tart with olives and anchovies (pissalà means anchovy paste in Nissart). The famous - Socca, a large crepe of chickpea flour, to be eaten piping hot and generously sprinkled with pepper. The Fougasse, Provencal bread stuffed with vegetables. Do not miss the ‘Place Garibaldi Area’, the Rue Bonaparte with the news, coffees and the stores! The Port of Nice built in a Genoese architectural style and situated at the foot of the Chateau hill is surrounded by yellow ochre houses, Located in the heart of the city, it is just a few minutes on foot from the city’s main point of interest. But of course when you are in the most beautiful city of France you must indulge in a gorgeous coastal sightseeing tour of about an hour long, and allow yourself to be carried away on this charismatic maritime excursion from Cap de Nice to the Promenade des Anglais fleeting through the famed Villefranche bay.