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Create unforgettable travel memories with the support of our inspiring destination guides, written by locals in the know.


Explore new flavours, learn about culinary specialities and discover where to eat like a local

  • The Thaipark, also known as Preubenpark, has always been a cultural meeting place for people in Berlin. The park was established in the mid-90’s when

  • Nestled in the vibrant heart of Bucharest, Nativ Bar Romanesc is a unique cocktail bar concept that masterfully combines the finest traditional Romani

  • Brasserie Caquot was born from the desire of two brothers, Antoine and Baptiste, to challenge themselves by creating their own craft brewery with a cu

  • Kangaroo Island is one of Australia’s well-hidden secrets, and so are those experiences. Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Kangaroo Island, and sho

  • In Indonesia, herbal medicine has been seen, from generation to generation, as a traditional way to improve people's quality of life. This is also Jon

  • The Oxford Artisan Distillery produces a range of spirits using sustainable and heritage-farmed grains. Sustainable farming has always been a key part

  • Time Anchor Distillery is the first craft distillery to open in Johannesburg. This is a proudly South African family-business founded in 2013 by Shann

  • My Choccy is a unique place where guests can explore over 100 varieties of chocolates. This charming chocolate shop founded by Gabor Vanya along with

  • The Blind Pig is now a must-visit bar in Grenoble. Founded in 2019 by David Sarrecchia, this bar is made unique because of the combination of differen

  • Nestled within the picturesque Yarra Valley of Victoria, enjoy a memorable day tasting the very best of gastronomy at 2 of the region's finest places.

  • There's no one more passionate about the presqu’île de Guérande than Jean-Marie Pedron.  This is precisely why he established the Ferme Marine at Le C

  • In Bali, there are several types of traditions that require the presence of certain snacks at religious events, such as the Jaje Uli. Mrs Ni Made Marg



Engage with celebrated landmarks and hidden local gems that thrill and inspire  

  • Eat & Stroll is a culinary bike tour in Jakarta. One of the hidden gems of the tour is a quaint coffee shop located in the Batavia Pantai Indah Kapuk

  • There's nothing like visiting Oxford on board a regatta to cross the river in the afternoon. Take advantage of this out of time moment to explore the

  • The Basque country is renowned for its many traditions, culture, identity and… cider. Located in Astigarraga, near San Sebastian, Sagardoetxea is a ci

  • Established in 1987, Purple Cane Tea Art Learning Center promotes the art and culture of tea through its tea house, art center, restaurant, and bar. I

  • The Upper Silesian Ethnographic Park is an open-air museum covering an area of 22 hectares, featuring over 70 historic wooden buildings from the regio

  • Nestled in a region steeped in history, Clairmarais Abbey, built in 1140 and renovated in the 17th century, bears witness to a rich historical heritag

  • Café Tudor is unique in that it is the highest cafeteria in Santiago. Located in a funicular station, Café Tudor is the perfect place to enjoy a coffe

  • The Capo market is a must-see in Palermo. Located in an ancient district known as Seralcadio, the Capo market is the most authentic and traditional ma

  • Academia de Cachaça was inaugurated in 1985 in a small store near Leblon, a famous district in Rio de Janeiro. The main idea was to create a space whe

  • At the summit of the Dignitaries’s tower, offering a breathtaking view of the city and its surroundings, Maison Brémond warmly welcomes guests to have

  • Hard to think of a better place for a vodka museum than one where the walls themselves serve as a testament of the years when numerous laborers were i

  • Just steps away from Mercure Dunkerque, right on the marina, meet Christophe Patou, a native from the region and a sailor with 25 years of experience.

  •  Nestled in the heart of the famous Gion District, Ryotei Bungo restaurant offers a unique experience that combines wagyu degustation with a Geisha pe

  • The Arqueixal farm was born from an idea 25 years ago. In order to preserve the traditional way of life and production, a local family decided to reno


Transcend the everyday at our hotels, where each neighbourhood’s spirit is embedded in the design


Mercure hotels are committed to supporting local communities on food-related issues

  • Come and meet Alexis Jammes and experience transhumance – moving sheep from one pasture to another to provide better conditions for the flock dependin

  • After a year of looking for ways to improve his business, in 2017 Martial Machaudon decided to transform the family wheat farm into an artisan dry pas

  • Veggiology aims to promote a healthier, more balanced lifestyle. This includes the production of cold-pressed juices and green smoothies made with org

  • Sanbridge Barton, a 40-year-old vineyard, connects Paignton with the exceptional local products found in the English Riviera. The vineyard and its acc

  • When he created his business, Laurent Porée did not want to open only a restaurant, but rather a place of discussion where everyone can feel like they

  • Les Jardins de Pauline 85, located in Coëx, Vendée, is a human-scale agricultural endeavor dedicated to the cultivation of organic edible flowers and

  • Tokaj Hétszőlő is a more than 500 years old vineyard which has been owned by several kings, sovereigns, princes, and generals. Tokaj Hétszőlő’s philos

  • Culture and nature in Koh Samui have always been connected. The Bophut fisherman village is a must-visit destination, renowned as the most beautiful v


From the moment you arrive at a Mercure property, you're immersed in a locally inspired atmosphere that ignites your passion for travel. Every detail, from the décor to our passion for uncovering local food and beverage delights, is curated to reflect the unique essence of each destination.