If you plan on visiting Provence then make sure that you leave any idea of a diet at home, it would be a crime to come here and not eat to your hearts content. It is probably one of the best places in France for people to visit, with it’s sunshine and old fashioned cities it is always on top of the list for tourists. There is some fantastic accommodation on offer in this part of France, if you’re looking for some great offers then check out what you can find online. One of the best things about the region is the fantastic food that you will be able to eat. Here are three dishes that you should definitely try, keep an eye out for them on every menu you look at.



This is one of the best stews that you will every try, it is made using seafood such as fish and also shellfish, vegetables, wine and other herbs, which combine for a fabulous taste. Boouillabaisse was first created in Marseille city, there it is traditionally eaten in two separate parts. The first part consists of the broth and is usually eaten with some freshly baked bread. The second part is where all of the delicious seafood and vegetables can be found. After you’ve gorged on the amazing cuisine in Marseille make sure you’ve booked a Marseille car service to whisk you back to your hotel for a relaxing night-cap.


This is another hearty stew that you simply have to try. This main course is made using a variety of vegetables which usually include onions, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, eggplant and Zucchini. The stew that is created is both chunky and sweet, the dish is popular up and down the cost of the mediterranean.

Soupe au Pistou

This soup is a dish that you will usually find during the summer months. The soup has a fantastic array of ingredients such as potatoes, tomatoes, summer squash, beans and then noodles, spaghetti or rice is usually added. Pistou is in the name of this dish for a reason, it is one of the main ingredients. Pistou is sauce which made using fresh basil, cloves of garlic and olive oil. You won’t always be able to find this dish, but if you see it on a menu then order it right away!

If you’re looking for some more information then take at this Wall Street Journal article which will show even more fantastic cuisine from Provence. The cuisine always seems to appear in food supplements of the leading news publications, French food is renowned in every corner of the globe and some of the best French food comes from Provence. We have all probably tried French cuisine in some form or other, but until you have eaten French food in Provence you can never truly appreciate just how spectacular the food is! So eat as much as can on your trip, Bon Appetite!

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