|Strawberries in Tournus, France|
|Lemons on Isola Bella, Italy|
Some varieties of fruit are destined for greater things, like French grapes that are made into wine.
|Grapes on the Vine in Burgundy, France|
A plum can be the simple ending to a delicious seafood dinner in Venice.
|Dessert on the Island of Burano, Venice|
And berries are the perfect accompaniment to a silky panacotta or a sweet French crepe.
|Panacotta in Venice|
|Crepe on a French River Cruise|
Fruit slices make a colourful garnish for a beverage on a hot summer day on the French Riviera.
|Drinks in Saint Jean Cap Ferrat, France|
And sometimes a serving of fruit is almost too beautiful to eat.
|Chicken Salad in St. Remy-de-Provence, France|
Fruit can also be used to enhance your decor.
|Cedri on the Island of Capri, Italy|
|Juice Stand in Pompeii, Italy|
And sometimes fruit gets rather whimsical.
|Watermelon Fish in Porto Venere, Italy|
|Watermelon Bicycle in Florence, Italy|
But wherever you travel in Europe in the summer months you're sure to find an abundance of fresh, seasonal fruit.
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