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7 Famous European Foods to Try On Your Euro Trip!

By Mukti Shah on Feb 20, 2023
Themes:  Food & Shopping  | Category: Food and cuisine | Country:  Europe

Travelers today are looking for one-of-a-kind experiences to include in their Europe tour packages. Gone are the days when Europe was just about discovering the local culture and stunning vistas – the continent is much more beyond it as well. These days, tourists are curious to know more about this beautiful and diverse continent.

Europe is a one-of-a-kind medley of incredible places, impressive sights, lovely culture, and delicious food. With this article – allow me to take you through an exciting feature of this continent – European Cuisine. Given its numerous cities, villages, and countries, this vast continent provides a variety of foods to suit a wide range of tastes.

While you are traveling to various nations, we have located some of the most famous dishes in Europe for you to sample. These delicacies will definitely make your stomach grumble! Go for a lavish European meal to sample some of the most mouthwatering and famous food in Europe. There is a list of places you can visit during your Europe Trip to sample their lavish cuisine and ethnic tastes.

Popular European Dishes

The list of popular and delicious dishes in Europe is a long one – however – I shall be focusing on seven of them below:

1. Cheese Fondue – Switzerland

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You visited Switzerland, but you didn’t try the Swiss fondue? You will have to come back. Switzerland is the birthplace of the yummilicious cheese fondue. The French verb fondre, which means to melt, is where the phrase fondue comes from. Cheese fondue, one of the most popular dishes in Europe, is made with melted cheese. It is served in a large communal pot that is heated continuously to keep the cheese warm and melted during mealtime. You also get bread to dip into the cheese with long forks along with the cheese. The type of fondue you can find will rely on the region you are visiting. This is one dish from Europe to be included in your Switzerland tour packages.

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2. Escargot – France

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The beloved escargot, also known as edible snails, is the zenith of all things French. French escargots might seem like an unexpected food choice to some, but they have long been considered a delicacy. Escargots are a traditional French dish from Burgundy. Snails are baked with garlic and butter in this dish. In addition to other seasonings, butter is used to cook land snails before serving them in their shells. This snail dish in Europe is served with Baguette. Escargots are one of the famous foods in Europe with high nutritional value. If you love trying local delicacies of a region – you should surely try these during your France tour packages.

3. Paella – Spain

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Paella is the most famous Spanish dish and is well-known throughout the country. It is generally prepared; with seafood, vegetables, and rice. This delectable dish gets its name from the iron pan in which it is cooked. It is served with aioli and a lemon wedge. Spanish Paella, is thought to have originated in the Valencia region and is regarded as a national dish. The word paella refers to the pan that it is cooked in. Spain tour packages are the ideal way to enjoy this delectable cuisine while learning about the nation’s rich history and culture. No trip to Spain is complete without trying this traditional European rice dish.

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4. Pizza – Italy

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Although Italy has stunning scenery and well-known sites, let’s face it: most of us travel there for food, especially pizza! Italian pizza is famous globally, but Italians are the best at it. Of course, pizza is available throughout Italy, but if you want to sample some of the nation’s most popular pizzas, you should travel to Naples. There are plenty of options to satisfy every taste bud, whether you prefer a classic Margherita or are in the mood for something more unusual like seafood toppings. You may create your pizza with a range of delectable and healthful toppings, from vegetarian to vegan options. Consider this famous food of Italy while planning your Italy Tour Packages. 

5. Waffles – Belgium

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Waffles need no introduction. Though it originates from Belgium – Waffles are famous in our city too. But I must admit nothing matches the taste of waffles in Belgium. These waffles are often thicker and chewier than conventional waffles because the batter is yeast-leavened. They can be served either simply or with a range of garnishes, such as whipped cream, fruit, or chocolate sauce. Belgium tour packages are ideal for tasting these waffles while exploring its charming towns and cities. Whether you prefer savory or sweet waffles, there are many types of waffles from Belgium for each palate.

6. Köttbullar – Sweden

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Köttbullar or Swedish meatballs – are famous European food that gained international acclaim for its distinct flavor and delectable taste. They are frequently served with boiled potatoes, creamy gravy, and lingonberry jam to truly capture the essence of Swedish cuisine. Sweden tour packages provide the ideal opportunity to sample these delicious meatballs. Köttbullar is one of the most popular dishes in homes and restaurants throughout Sweden. It’s also super tasty. Here’s another reason to visit Stockholm this year!

7. Currywurst – Germany

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The German street dish known as currywurst has won the hearts and palates of both locals and tourists.  This popular snack is made of grilled or fried pork sausage smothered in a tangy and spicy currywurst sauce. Visitors can explore the history of currywurst and even create their custom sauce blend at the Deutsches Currywurst Museum in Berlin to learn more about this iconic dish. Currywurst, one of the most famous foods in Germany, is a must-try for any food-lover or traveler on Germany tour packages.

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You choose an extensive Europe tour package based on what you wish to explore. However, if you wish to make the most of it, you ought to savor the local delicacies that Europe offers. Eat, drink, and have fun with us on a tour of Europe with Flamingo Transworld!

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Mukti Shah
Mukti Shah

Hi, This is Mukti Shah (Social Media Head-Flamingo Travels) I can say I am a lawyer turned travel curator. I completed my BBA in Finance and Marketing from HL college, Ahmedabad University. Later on, I moved to Mumbai to pursue Law. Currently, I work as Social Media Head at Flamingo group of companies as I believe that the Travel and tourism industry is no exception to digital transformation. Social media platforms give travel operators the chance to improve the customer experience.

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