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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

Gourmet walking tour of Aix en Provence

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Great combo of history and cuisine

Matilda's tour of Aix is excellent! Her summary of the history of the town was better and more compete than the one we took from the City Tourist Office. The afternoon delights... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Petoskey, Michigan

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Petoskey, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Matilda's tour of Aix is excellent! Her summary of the history of the town was better and more compete than the one we took from the City Tourist Office. The afternoon delights tour took us to a pastry shop, a chocolatier, a macaroon shop and ended with tastings a Matilda's kitchen with wine and cheese and tapenade. The suggestions in... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide Matilda was wonderful . It is very interesting way to explore Aix. We had best culinary experience and felt the city from foodie point of you which is connected to history of city and Provence . Originally from Paris, Matilda loves her city and was trying to show us the best of Aix Highly recommend for everyone... More 

Thank All662014
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us arrived in Aix on a Monday afternoon, and early the next morning we met Mathilde near the large fountain at the rotonde on Cours Mirabeau. We then enjoyed four hours of the most interesting walk around Aix -- with fascinating information that she shared with us about the history of the area and the city (I wish... More 

Thank Lynn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was fantastic. Mathilde showed us around the market and even had arranged for us to sample various foods from the region. Her knowledge of the history and culture of Aix is deep, and she communicates very well. Worth every penny!

Thank Elliot E
Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful morning walking and eating tour entitled "Tastes of Provence" in the town of Aix en Provence with Mathilde. Highly recommend this tour for those wanting to orient themselves to the town of Aix learn a little history of the town and get all the ins and outs of where locals shop, eat and hang out. Mathilde was... More 

Thank waltteresa
Aix-en-Provence, France
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For our business event, 'Taste of Provence' organized a gourmet-market tour for 70 people. All world-travelers and highly demanding. Mathilde and her team did an EXCELLENT job. We had three guides, Mathilde, Charlotte and Jennifer, the founder of 'Taste of Provence'. Every single person of our group was impressed by the knowledge and enthusiasm of all three guides and they... More 

Thank MWE1970
Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful walking tour of Aix-en-Provence. Mathilde is a great guide, filled with enthusiasm about her city, Aix. She took us to the hot spots, gave short concise histories and then to the farmer's market where the venders she knew gave us samples of their yummy products. She finished the tour with a visit to her "cooking school"... More 

Thank MAB01945
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our market tour and cooking class with Mathilde! As a guide, she was enthusiastic and extremely informative. The cooking class was one of the stand-out experiences of our trip - we can now brag that we've made creme brûlée in France! We would definitely recommend this activity!

Thank Tom D
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

I rarely bother to write reviews, and my wife had organised our trip and well, another tour! However, the morning with Charlotte was simply magical. She clearly loves Aix. Her enthusiasm, knowledge and love of everything simply shone throne. Nothing was too much trouble. We learned just enough, but not too much. We tried everything - macaroons, cheeses, French coffee,... More 

Thank Yorkie1972s
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

We took a morning market tour with Charlotte, and were disappointed with our tour. For $75/person, we didn't feel like the tour was accommodating for our specific requests, nor allowed us any freedom to explore things that we were interested in exploring. Charlotte mentioned multiple times that "Mathilde was busy with another class". We were unaware that we would get... More 

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CharlotteAix, Guide at Tastes of Provence - Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming on our Tastes of Provence group tour of the food markets. I am sorry and upset to have so clearly not met your expectations for the morning and have taken your comments on board for future tours. I strive to give the most interesting and enjoyable food market tour possible for all our guests,... More 

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