5 European Cities for Foodies

Eating well and appreciating the food definitely contributes to a great holiday. With the vast diversity of dishes around the world, don’t limit yourself to what you know. Indulge into the unknown and discover flavours that wow your taste buds. Here are the holidays which will promise a tasty experience.

Marrakech

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Discover interesting flavours and subtle spices. Marrakech offers stylish restaurants, delicious street food and vibrant culture. The famous Jemaa el-Fna, a busy street market, serves different dishes throughout the day combining Andalusian Spain, Arabia and France. From Moroccan soups to street kebabs, let your taste buds indulge in the exotic dishes.

Don’t leave without trying…Tagine – These traditional stews can be found bubbling away in restaurants, cafes or markets.

Italy

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There’s much more to Italy other than pizza, spaghetti and gelato. Italy is of no shortage of flavours so leave your diet at home and discover a country full of fresh delicious cuisine. Get the best out of your Italian eating, from Arancini to Bistecca alla Fiorentina, you will never leave unsatisfied.

Don’t leave without trying…Porchetta –  Imagine pork loin wrapped in pork belly, marinated, rolled, tied and then slow cooked. Enjoy thinly sliced Porchetta served with fresh bread.

Greece

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If you’re idea of heaven is blue seas and white buildings whilst eating olives, roast meats and cheese then take a trip to Greece. From Moussaka to Tzatziki, to Koulouri and Souvlaki, Greece offers so much variety. The Mediterranean diet is one of the most popular diets around with fresh vegetables and fish playing a significant role in the dishes.

Don’t leave without trying…Gyros – Pile it all into one. Choose your meat, add some salad, sauces and maybe even chips. Late night drunk food would not be the same without this foodie heaven wrapped in pitta bread.

Spain

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Add some flavour to your holiday by visiting Spain, a country famous for its tasty tapas and flavoursome paellas. You’re bound to find something to suit your tastebuds with such varied options. Look beyond tapas and devour in Cocido Madrileño, a stew containing a mixture of  meat and vegetables. Or try Pulpo a la Gallega and discover octopus served on sliced potatoes and sprinkled with paprika. Spain provides something for everyone.

Don’t leave without trying…Tortilla Española – This Spanish omelette consists of eggs, potatoes and onions, but it is so much more. Slow fried and adding chorizo, spinach or anything you fancy makes this delicious meal great for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

France

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French food is not all about fine dining and cheese and wine. Stumble across cute hidden cafes and enjoy a croissant with a coffee. Or when it’s time for an afternoon snack find yourself tempted by the many street stands offering crepes. Each region in France has its own speciality foods and traditional recipes so you will never be short of things to try.

Don’t leave without trying…Buttered Escargot – Surely you can’t leave France without trying a traditional dish? Snails may not be everyone’s cup of tea but many tourists are pleasantly surprised. Cooked with herb butter and eaten with a pick, they may not be as bad as you think.

If you are a food lover and feel inspired to explore some of these destinations then why not look at our latest holiday deals that are too good to miss. Before you know it, you could be underneath the sun tucking into grilled fish. How good does that sound?

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