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Cuisine of Provence - Cote d’Azur for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Léglise Provence has become synonymous with haute cuisine; culinary traditions of the region are well known to connoisseurs all over the world. The province is famous for its fertile land with a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, as well as popular herbs that are now available in many different countries. Local factories produce delicious olive oil that is actively used to cook culinary masterpieces. Local oil is so great that some travelers buy it as a souvenir and even use it for cosmetic purposes.
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In addition to different fruits and vegetables, Camargue rice is grown there; the region is also famous for its honey. Green meadows are ideal for the grazing of livestock, so the significant place in the national cuisine is occupied by meats and dairy products. Local cheeses can be called the hallmark of the region; you can find lots of interesting varieties in specialized shops and markets.
Provence forests are rich in priceless treasures, and it's not just about the game, but also about truffles. Travelers are offered to taste this national delicacy in local restaurants. Fans of fish dishes won’t be bored too, as Provence and the Cote d' Azur are famous for their excellent fish restaurants. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The most popular and recognizable dish is bouillabaisse soup; experienced travelers recommend trying it only in restaurants of Marseille. The history of this national dish is very interesting; initially it was prepared by poor fishermen. This soup was cooked of fish that wasn’t sold during the day. Another typical national dish is ratatouille, vegetable stew that was originally considered a typical food of local soldiers.
The region is famous for its interesting pastries; hearty tourton pies are served there. They are cooked with a variety of fillings; cakes usually complement daube stew. Fans of deli meats are recommended to taste local sausage. Some plants of Provence were founded in the 17th century, so ​​sausage specialties are cooked following old recipes. Exotic dishes are represented with escargot, mussels and eel cooked in a variety of ways.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Provence - Cote d’Azur
♥   Restaurant 'L’Orchidée' Le Havre. Type - Modern cuisine. 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Fleur de Sel' Le Havre. Type - Modern cuisine. 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Jean-Luc Tartarin' Le Havre. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Wilson' Le Havre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 11.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Ferme St-Siméon' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Fleur de Sel' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Entre Terre et Mer' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'SaQuaNa' Honfleur. Type - Creative. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Les Maisons de Léa' Honfleur. Type - Modern French. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Le Bréard' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Provence - Cote d’Azur

Pont Gustave-Flaubert

From the series “The Most Unusual and Strange Bridges on Earth”
In Rouen, on the Seine river is the highest drawbridge in the world - Gustave-Flaubert bridge. Their general height is 91 meters, the bridge construction is quite unusual. This is a vertical drawbridge, which is why it got the unofficial name 'the elevator bridge'. The length of the pulling part of the bridge is 116 meters, and its general extent is much greater and reaches 670 meters. … Read further
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