Food Tours Ireland, in Galway City, provides a tantalising food tasting experience which stops off at some of the artisan food producers in the west of Ireland. The day tour is a combination of driving through the natural landscape of the Burren and meeting the food producers.
Sample a variety of six locally produced cheeses. The cheese is made from the milk of local cows that graze in the fertile Burren. Enjoy a visit to the chocolate bean to bar factory and see the chocolate making process. Taste some of the popular chocolates they sell. Learn about the smoking techniques involved to smoke salmon and taste the different types of smoked salmon produced. Try a range of craft beers from one of Europe's smallest craft beer breweries.
This food tour experience is designed around accessing these food establishments and getting the opportunity to meet the producers in person, hear their stories, learn about how the food is processed and produced, and tasting their signature products. This food tour gives an interesting insight into local food businesses with a behind the scenes tour experience.