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The Best Cheese Destinations in the World
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The Best Cheese Destinations in the World

Welcome cheese lovers! In light of National Cheese Day, it’s time to feature the top destinations in the world for high-quality cheese. Embark on a culinary journey to taste the highest quality flavors in the world as you travel through breathtaking countries. Let’s jump right in and discover the best cheese destinations in the world!

France

Discover the holy grail of wine and cheese. This sophisticated country is not only the top travel destination in the world — it is the perfect place to expand your flavor palette and taste a wide range of cheeses. This delicious treat is a significant part of French cuisine and culture and is the perfect option when paired with a glass of wine. Flavors such as Camembert, Brie, Roquefort, and Comte are famous variants that are internationally available but made in France! Do your taste buds and favor and taste the incredible flavors for yourself with this tour of Paris and Normandy.

Spain

This Southwestern Mediterranean gem boasts gorgeous coastlines, breathtaking beaches, and magnificent landscapes that will captivate the hearts of travelers. It also boasts an incredible culinary scene with a fine range of high-quality cheese. It may not be as popular as France for this incredible treat, but Spanish cheese does offer a particular flavor and quality that will enlighten your taste buds. Discover incredible variants such as Manchego, Cabrales, and Mahón as you travel to Spain.

Italy

On the page of tasty European cuisine, Italy is high on the charts. This extraordinary country is internationally recognized for its world-renown cuisine. One of the most important ingredients in Italian cuisine is cheese. Taste the rich flavors of quality cheese like Gorgonzola, Taleggio, Parmigiano-Reggiano, and Mozzarella di Dufala. Embark on a culinary adventure as you discover magical landscapes with a week on the Amalfi Coast!

Ocean landscape in Capri Italy

Southwest England

Discover medieval architecture, famous landmarks, and magnificent sights. Most importantly — discover cheese! It may come as a slight surprise, but Southwest England offers delicious options for British cheese. Taste traditional flavors with modern favorites as you try Cheshire, Red Leicester, Stichelton, and Cornish Yarg. Ask your tastebuds for yourself with this breathtaking tour of the United Kingdom and Dublin!

Switzerland

Home to the World’s Best Cheese, there is no surprise that Switzerland makes this list! This breathtaking country not only boasts the extraordinary Swiss Alps and some of the finest sights in Europe, but the cuisine boasts the highest quality cheese in the world. Taste the world-winning Le Gruyere, Raclette, or Emmentaler with this grand tour of Switzerland! Travel through beautiful cities like Zurich, Zermatt, Gstaad, and Lucerne s you discover one of the best destinations for cheese.

Norway

Travel to the heart of Scandinavia to discover magnificent fjords, gorgeous glaciers, and delicious cheese in Norway! Taste the nutty flavors of Jarlsberg or the caramel hints in Brunost. Norvegia is a best-selling option covering nearly 60% of the market share for white cheese in the country. Experiment with Norwegian cheese for yourself as you travel to Norway and embark on a culinary adventure through Scandinavia.

The Netherlands

Searching for the best destinations for cheese? Countries like France, Italy, and Switzerland might come to mind. But Holland is home to some of the most famous cheeses! The best-known option is Gouda — followed by tasty options like Edam, Maasdam, and Bluefort. Gouda resembles a sweet and creamy taste with a springy texture that cheese lovers from all around the world adore. Taste traditional cheese in the heart of the Netherlands with this Amsterdam City Package.

Amsterdam Netherlands

USA

The United States is known for their metropolitan cities, glamorous boulevards, national parks, and Southern hospitality. Travelers can discover a wide range of cultures and attractions from coast to coast. But they can also taste a different variety of cheeses! Some of the most popular options are the world-famous cheddar cheese and cheese curd. Discover The American West with a wide variety of restaurants to choose from on your culinary journey!

Mexico

Famous for their tasty tacos, savory enchiladas, and flavorful tostadas, there is one very important ingredient that is common to all these dishes. You can’t enjoy the extent of how delicious Mexican cuisine can be without cheese! Some of the most popular options are Queso Fresco, Asadero, and Panela. These flavorful options are incredibly fresh and rich in flavor. Embark on a tour of Mexico to visit the highest quality restaurants as you tour this breathtaking country!

Croatia

The Land of a Thousand Islands boasts gorgeous coastlines and breathtaking architecture making it one of the most underrated gems in Europe! Taste the fine delicacies of traditional Croatian cuisine as you explore the culture and taste the delicious cheeses of Croatia. Paški Sir, or Pag Cheese, is one of the most famous options, made from flavored sheep milk. Other options include Istarska Skuta, Basa, Škripavac, and Dinarski. Experiment with Croatian cuisine as you travel through Dubrovnik, Split, and more!

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