Planning to vacation throughout Europe and not sure how to decide which food capital cities to visit? Some people may base their itinerary on famous or historical locations, but foodies seek to research which cities will be the best food and wine destinations to enhance our overall travel experience. Could you ask yourself which are the most gastronomic cities in Europe? When thinking about food in Europe, the first places that come to mind are probably Italy and France, because traditions take hold of those ties of the heart. Oddly enough, some of the best European restaurants are in northern countries; And often, as is the case in France and Italy, you must leave the larger cities to have the most genuine dining experience.
Sharing a border with California, this beach-blessed Mexican peninsula has long been a vacation spot in Hollywood, but with new direct flights from the UK, this region of pristine beaches and medal-winning wineries will be on the map for British travelers. Located between the Gulf of California and the Pacific, the Mexican state of Baja California is a long mountain column dotted with deep turquoise bays teeming with marine life. This is the place to swim with sea turtles, enjoy the freshest fish tacos and locally brewed beer, and enjoy the fruits of over 150 wineries where tastings and tours often come with fine dining restaurants. In the almost tropical southern tip of Baja California, Los Cabos resorts have seen a plethora of luxury beach hotel openings in recent years, where local food is the focus. For packages that include direct flights and a selection of 18 local hotels, take a look at your vacation in tui.
With a host of carbon-friendly transport links from the UK, traveling to the Netherlands for a short break is a temptation not to be resisted. In 2020, the country celebrates 75 years of freedom since the end of World War II. Its 12 provinces will host events that will put cities like Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht, Maastricht, Delft and, of course, Amsterdam, in the spotlight. The latter (less than four hours, direct from London on Eurostar) has a burgeoning sustainable food scene. From Bolenius, with its menu comprising 80% native vegetables, to De Kas, in a greenhouse with home-grown produce, new Dutch cuisine abounds. Closer by train, Rotterdam (three hours by Eurostar from London) is home to the modern Fenix Food Factory and FG Food Labs, one of the city’s eight Michelin-starred locations.