Join your English speaking host for an intimate and unique gourmet walking tour of Sète. Stroll the streets along the canals of the “Venice” of France, past historical buildings while sampling local specialities, meeting merchants and getting historical and culturals tips. The visit will include delights such as pastry and chocolate, fine foods, cheeses and wines. Your culinary adventure will also take you to “les Halles” the harbour’s colourful and authentic fish and seafood market. On market days (Wednesday), the true scents and flavours of southern France will be abundant where you will discover seasonal produce and how to use it at home.
Nancy loves to write about her food experiences in France. Have a look at her posts on the “Romance of Roquefort“, “Cheese Etiquette“, “Who’s got the World’s Best Oysters?” and more on Barefoot Bloggers special section. Absolutely Southern French Food and Etiquette.
“Nancy McGee has created a small marvel.Rather than the traditional tours of sights she gives you precious insight to the culture and people of Sete,through the medium of its unique culinary delights.Into her experiential tour she also weaves fascinating stories that bring this unusual town to life.A must for anyone who loves to get beneath the surface of a place.”
October 2013 – Nigel Barlow UK
Shelly and I truly enjoyed yesterday ..was our highlight in Sete ..your tour gave us such insights into Sete ..that we would have not experienced on our own .At each stop we encountered vendors who were both professional and informative ..and had a real passion for there field !
We will tell Trip Advisor the Rick Stevens !!
Thanks again for such a wonderful experience !!
Sue & Shelly Sept 2013
Other unique and exclusive experiences available in Sète : – Cooking workshop from 10am to 2pm, Boat outing to oyster beds and sampling with local wines. Vineyard tasting and tours in a vintage Citroen 2HP…
CONTACT: Nancy McGee
BUSINESS: Absolutely Southern France
PHONE NUMBER: +33 613 231035
GOURMET WALKING TOUR OF SETE (France) EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Honoured as a Top Performing Tour as Reviewed by Travellers on the
World’s Largest Travel Site
Sète France May 23rd 2013 –– Absolutely Southern France (ASF) today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
“ASF is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Nancy McGee, Director of ASF. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor. With 30 visiting luxury cruise ships and visitors from around the world, Sète is growing in importance as a tourist destination. Because France is known for its food and wine tradition, I identified a need to offer a gourmet experience and at the same time a glimpse of the town’s many attractions and local colour. “
Absolutely Southern France’s Gourmet Walking tour is an intimate and unique culinary adventure in Sète. An English speaking guide will accompany groups of no more than six along the canals of the “Venice” of France, past historical and cultural attractions, while sampling local specialities and meeting merchants. The visit will include delights such as pastry, oysters, cheeses, wines and other fine foods. Visitors will discover the true scents and flavours of southern France while visiting the outdoor and indoor acclaimed markets with their unrivalled displays of fish, seafood and abundant local seasonal produce. The merchants, whose expertise is often handed down through several generations, are always delighted to explain how to prepare their produce.
Following the success of the gourmet walking tours in Sète, ASF is now offering a similar experience in nearby Montpellier.
ASF provides it services and local knowledge to travellers who are looking for unique and customized experiences such as wine tours, yoga tours and much more on the Riviera, Provence and the Languedoc regions.
> Join your English speaking host for an intimate and unique gourmet walking tour of Montpellier. Stroll the streets past historical buildings while sampling local specialties, meeting merchants and getting historical and cultural tips. The visit will include delights such as pastry, olive oil, fine foods, cheeses and wines. Your culinary adventure will also take you to the central market stalls laden with local produce and to an authentic coffee roastery, to experience the simple, fresh and elegant food of the real south of France in this bustling and vibrant city. . Other unique and exclusive experiences available in neighboring Sète : – Shop, cook & eat with your chef – picnic and paint with a renowned artist ! Boat outing to oyster beds and sampling with local wines. Vineyard tours…
Consult our “Gourmet” section for tours.