Coffee highlights throughout South America and Europe

Jane and Duncan have been backpacking around South America and Europe and have found some of the best coffee in the world on their trip.


Cusco, Peru

Jack’s Cafe

Address: Choquechaka 509, Cusco Peru

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We were in Cusco for two weeks and our daily coffee was spent here at Jack’s. The cafe is run by Australian Jane Berthelsen. The menu is varied and they use the freshest of ingredients. It is the best tourist restaurant in Cusco. Be prepared to queue.

Cost of coffee for both of us: $4.00 AUD


Peru Cusco City


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Naples, Italy

Café Marsicano

Opposite our Hostel of the Sun, Via Guglielmo Melisurgo in Naples, was our favourite coffee shop, Café Marsicano that served the best rum babas we have ever tasted. So sweet and tasty but very filling, we struggled to get through one between us.

The cost of two coffees and sharing one Rum Baba: $10.00 AUD

Italy, Naples, Vibe, Walking Tour

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Goreme, Turkey

Cafe Safac

Address: 28 Muze Cad, Goreme

Cafe Safac was established in 2005 and is owned by the Cingitas family. The cafe is well known for its lattes and great food.

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The cost of two coffees and lunch: AUD19.00


Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme Surrounds

Turkey, Cappadocia, Goreme Surrounds

Monte Carlo, Monaco

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Cafe de Paris

Cafe de Paris near the Casino in Monte Carlo is a must for all to visit. It is a great place to people watch and also to car watch – many very expensive cars pass by with their chauffeurs after dropping their owners off at the Casino. Coffee is expensive as you would expect but you are paying for the view.

The cost of two coffees: AUD17

Monaco, Monte Carlo


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Monaco, Monte Carlo


Aix-en-Provence, France

Cafe To Go

Address: 20 rue Jacques de la Roque, Aix-en-Provence

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We were in Aix-en-Provence on one of their many local market days and we were wandering the back streets looking for a quaint coffee shop. A strong smell of coffee wafted around us and searching for where this heavenly smell came from we stumbled across Coffee to Go. A sign advertising Australian Flat White was out the front and the cafe was busy, a good sign. Adrien Senac, the young owner of the cafe, explained to us that he had trained as a barista in Australia. This was a good sign. The coffee was brilliant, unfortunately we were staying in Marseille otherwise we would have been here every morning to get our coffee fix.

The cost of two coffees: AUD10

France Marseille, Day 3, Aix En Provence

France Marseille, Day 3, Aix En Provence


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Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

Te Amare Maitena

Address: 7 bocas Avenida Brasil y Perito Moreno, Puerto Iguazu

Argentina Puerto Iguassu City

Te Amare Maitena is a great find for us. This is the first time we have been served a bowl of caramel ice cream and mineral water with our daily coffee. We were sorry that we were leaving that evening for Buenos Aires otherwise we would be visiting here daily.

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The cost of two coffees: AUD8


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