Best Cheese Destinations in the World

Regardless of what kinds of cheese you like, you can be sure that they have been around for a long time now. In order to have a meal to remember, choose some good cheese, high quality wine, and a Frenchbaguette. The best thing about cheese is that it is one of the most versatile foods of them all.

Normandy, Spain

Normandy, Spain

Normandy doesn’t only have to offer coastlines and historical towns, but also big names in the field of cheese, such as Camembert, Livarot, and Neufchatel. If you decide to take a trip to this region, don’t forget to visit the village of Camembert that also has a Cheese Museum.

La Mancha, Spain

La Mancha, Spain

La Mancha is known for offering one of the tastiest cheeses of them all: Manchego. This has a slightly piquant flavor and buttery texture. Try this cheese with some local ham and some good red wine. As dessert have some nuts with honey.

Emilia Romagna, Italy

Emilia Romagna, Italy

This town is considered the birth place of the king of cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano. It is also known for Modena’s balsamic vinegar, Bologna’s patented delicacies, and Parma’s ham. You can mix cheese tasting with some sightseeing to make the best of your trip.

Somerset, England

Somerset, England

More and more people start thinking about this small town when it comes to traditional, new, and blue cheese. However, the one thing that put the town on the map was Cheddar cheese. If you happen to travel here during the fall, make sure that you visit the cheese festival.

Asturias, Spain

Asturias, Spain

The town is known as the Land of Cheese. In case you are a cheese lover, this region will seem like paradise to you. The most popular cheese is Cabrales, which is known for its strong and pungent flavor. In the same time you will also find Afuega’l pitu, the oldest cheese of Spain.

The Netherlands

The Netherlands

One of the attractions of the Netherlands is the cheese market. The most popular cheese markets include Gouda Cheese Market and Edam Cheese Market. If you can try only one kind of cheese, you should make sure that you have some Gouda cheese.

Make sure that you reach at least a few of these destinations in order to be able to say that you have tried some good cheese. Most probably you already have some preferences regarding the kinds of cheese that you prefer but you should keep an open mind and try as many as you can.

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