Bouches-du-Rhône as a Destination
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Bouches-du-Rhône is located in the west of the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur directly at the sea.. Here you can find tradition, art-history and breathtaking landscapes!
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For sure, you'll love the amazing landscape of Camargue because it's a flat, pristine region and at the same time a paradise for birds!
In Bouches-du-Rhône you'll find fantastic sandy beaches with steep sided coasts. Along the mountain range are a lot of huge olive productions situated.
The intellectual and cultural hotspot Aix-en-Provence has magnificent baroque palaces, cosy cafes and the promenade "Cours Mirabeau".
Arles is the city of museums of Bouches-du-Rhône.
For nature lovers, Les Baux-de-Provence has 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 his mix with anise, vanilla and cinnamon.
Obviously, the olive oil is famous and you can buy it directly from the producer. Also, you should treat oneself to a glass of the high-quality honey.
On every menu you can find the traditional fish dish bouillabaisse. It can be served with potatoes or as a soup.
For the brave ones, there's the opportunity to try les pieds et paquets (sheep or lamb with bacon, garlic and parsley). Normally, they serve pied-de-mouton (sheep foot) as a garnish.