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Tastes of Provence - Tours

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Address: 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
Phone Number: +33 6 72 83 98 28
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 12:30 am
Description:

Gourmet walking tour of Aix en Provence

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Fantastic Tour

My wife and I met Mathilde early in the morning of a market day on the main drag, and after a quick history lesson on the origins of Aix, we set off. Starting with a famous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I met Mathilde early in the morning of a market day on the main drag, and after a quick history lesson on the origins of Aix, we set off. Starting with a famous bakery where we sampled treats, we continued on to the markets and other shops all around Aix. We tried everything and Mathilde knew every... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Charlotte. She was an excellent guide. The tour was entirely in English. While the tour started with Aix's history, the focus was mainly on the foods, markets, and dining scene in Aix. Highly recommend this tour on your first or second day in Aix to fully take advantage of the shopping and restaurant recommendations... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good to walk through the city & have a chance to taste all the good and fresh food. Would be even better if we can have coffee at the traditional coffee shop to appreciate its "ancient" decoration.

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Thank D_and_G_2008
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our tour with Charlotte. She told us much about the local history and took us to interesting areas and all the markets. I would highly recommend this tour. We made lunch of the tastings!

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mathilde with Tasts of Provence provided a wonderfully informative Market tour of Aix. Her knowledge was impeccable. Well worth it..

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were excited for the Savouring Aix food tour, but sadly it did not meet our expectations. We did many food tours throughout our 7 week trip in Europe and sadly this was the only one that left us disappointed. The tour finished more than an hour earlier than advertised, and did not have as many tastings as promised. This... More 

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Mathilde-Pl, Propriétaire at Tastes of Provence - Tours, responded to this review

Dear Theo and Fiona I read your review and am so sorry that our Tour did not meet your expectations. We have never had such a disappointing review before and can assure you that we are looking closely at our Tour structure for that day to understand where we have let you down. We always make every effort to give... More 

Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We just enjoyed a three course cooking class with Mathilde. She was gracious and informative. My twelve year old daughter attended and Mathilde went out of her way to involve her in all the cooking steps. We started with a history about Aix, then a market tour with tasting samples. The day ended back at Mathilde's kitchen where we cooked... More 

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White Rock, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We spend a most enjoyable 4 hours with Mathilde. She is a very knowledgeable and well spoken gal that knows her history and food. We enjoyed all the places she took us too and went back later to some of the vendors in the market to buy some of their products to take home. If we had time we would... More 

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Thank murphymj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My wife and I went on the Market Tour of Aix with Mathilde. She started off by giving a history of the area, which proved to be an excellent segue into all the foods she introduced us to. As an outsider, I can't really tell the difference between one pastry shop and the next, so it was great to have... More 

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Thank Michael L
Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We had a lovely morning walking with Mathilde through the streets of Aix, she shared some of the history of Aix, we walked to cafes, bakeries, the amazing food market and tasted several foods from Macaroons, calistones, hot chocolate, cheese, rose wine, pickled garlic. We just had a fantastic morning and ended up our tour with delicious cheeses and a... More 

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