Bouches-du-Rhône - nature meets culture
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Bouches-du-Rhône is located in the west of the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur directly by the sea. Here you can find tradition, art-history and breathtaking landscapes!
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You'll love the amazing landscape of Camargue because it's a flat, pristine region and at the same time an absolute paradise for birds!
In Bouches-du-Rhône, fantastic sandy beaches with steep sided coasts are waiting for you! Along the mountain range are located a lot of huge olive productions.
The intellectual and cultural hotspot Aix-en-Provence has magnificent baroque palaces, cosy cafes and the promenade "Cours Mirabeau".
Arles is called the city of museums of Bouches-du-Rhône.
For nature lovers, Les Baux-de-Provence offers an impressive rocky landscape with grottoes.
Gastronomy in Bouches-du-Rhône
For a little aperitif, you can order the regional pastis, which has a unique taste because of the mix of anise, vanilla and cinnamon.
Obviously, the olive oil is very popular and you can buy it directly from the producer.
Additionally, you should treat yourself to a glass of the high-quality honey.
On every menu you can find the traditional fish dish bouillabaisse, which comes with delicious potatoes.
For the brave ones: Let's try les pieds et paquets (sheep or lamb with bacon, garlic and parsley). Normally, they serve pied-de-mouton (sheep foot) as a garnish.