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The Gastronomy Valley-France® spans across multiple territories but represents a single destination. The regions of Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, and Provence, as well as the department of Gard in Occitanie, bring together all the riches of their terroirs to create a unique tourist destination that combines gastronomy and the art of living: the Gastronomy Valley-France®. Discover this experiential gourmet destination by meeting with professionals. Chefs, restaurateurs, producers, artisans, or wine estates, all the professions related to taste are experience creators united by a common desire: to awaken the senses, offer unforgettable gourmet moments, personalize hospitality in an atmosphere of conviviality and generosity.

The Gastronomy Valley-France® promotes essential values. "Sharing passion and excellence" is the foundation that inspires the men and women who welcome you. Cultivating rigor and quality in simplicity, preserving authenticity, promoting the transmission of know-how and sharing remain their priorities. The Gastronomy Valley-France® is a trusted brand that brings together a rich and varied offering of quality. This national and international showcase, an ambassador of French gastronomy, highlights the great diversity of terroirs and know-how that give it its rich and unique character.

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Uncover the Hidden Charms of This Region

Culinary Tours and Tastings

Explore bustling local markets, unveiling the vibrant palette of regional produce. Guided culinary tours lead you through vineyards, farms, and artisanal producers.

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Local Food Festivals

Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of local food festivals, celebrating regional specialties from cheese and wine to truffles and olive oil.

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Cooking Classes

Learn the secrets of regional dishes in hands-on cooking classes led by local chefs. Uncover the delicate art of wine and cheese pairing in the heart of Bourgogne.

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Historical Culinary Sites

Visit culinary landmarks like Dijon's mustard factories or Provence's olive mills. Explore traditional bakeries, cheese aging cellars, and wine caves.

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Michelin-starred Dining

Indulge in exquisite dining experiences at Michelin-starred restaurants, where traditional dishes are reimagined with culinary innovation.

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Gourmet Restaurants and Bistros

Dine in charming bistros and local eateries, savoring authentic, regional cuisine. Delight in local specialties like coq au vin in Burgundy or bouillabaisse in Provence.

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Wine and Vineyard Tours

Embark on wine tours in Bourgogne, savoring the world's finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Traverse vineyards in Rhône-Alpes and Provence, celebrated for exceptional red and rosé wines.

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Cultural and Historical Exploration

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry by visiting historic sites and museums. Attend performances celebrating the region's cultural heritage.

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A 620km journey for taste explorers
The Gastronomy Valley offers a wide variety of landscapes, where vineyards, orchards, and pastures follow one another. Come share unique experiences with talented men and women who reveal exceptional products. Immerse yourself in our terroirs from Dijon and its continental influences to the Mediterranean Provence, passing through Lyon, the Saône, and the Rhône

Our Favorite Spots



Lyon, the undisputed Gastronomic Capital, welcomes you with its traditional bouchons and Michelin-starred establishments. In the heart of Lyon, indulge in Lyonnais sausage, quenelles, and the immersive experience of a classic Bouchon Lyonnais.

The Alpine city of Grenoble offers a blend of traditional Alpine cuisine and urban vibrancy. Savory dishes like gratin dauphinois showcase the influence of the surrounding mountains on the local gastronomy.

Set against the backdrop of canals and medieval charm, Annecy beckons with its Savoyard cuisine. Enjoy the classic Alpine delights of fondue, raclette, and an array of locally produced cheeses.



In the heart of Bourgogne lies Dijon, a city celebrated for its world-famous mustard. The culinary tapestry here is adorned with the vibrant flavors of coq au vin and Burgundy snails. Wander through the cobbled streets and savor a Kir at a local café.

Venture to Beaune, an enchanting town nestled in the heart of Burgundy's wine country. This is where the iconic Hôtel-Dieu, with its distinctive tiled roof, stands as a testament to the region's rich history. Indulge in delightful wine and food pairings that encapsulate the essence of Burgundian gastronomy.

Along the Saône River, the city of Chalon-sur-Saône invites you to experience its riverfront culinary scene. Here, the ambiance of dining by the water complements the local specialties, creating a unique gastronomic experience.



Explore the Roman heritage of Nîmes, where well-preserved architecture coexists with the flavors of Occitanie. Sample local wines such as Costières de Nîmes and immerse yourself in the region's culinary diversity.

In the charming market town of Uzès, vibrant markets showcase fresh, local ingredients. Uzès is renowned for its truffles, a specialty that adds a distinctive flair to the region's gastronomy.


As the youthful heart of Occitanie, Montpellier blends university town vibes with a diverse culinary scene. Experience the fusion of local flavors with Mediterranean influences that define Montpellier's unique gastronomic identity.

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In the heart of Provençal charm, Avignon stands out for its fresh produce markets and aromatic herbs. Discover the flavors of ratatouille and experience the culinary richness of this historic city.

Marseille, a bustling port city, invites you to explore a diverse culinary landscape influenced by Mediterranean flavors. Sample the iconic dish of bouillabaisse, a traditional fisherman's stew.

Aix-en-Provence, with its artistic atmosphere, provides a delightful blend of culture and cuisine. Indulge in calissons, traditional almond candies that sweeten your exploration of this Provencal gem.

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