Agriturismo Villa La Rogaia
based: Umbria, Italy
Offering a wide range of creative classes including Argentine tango, painting, stone carving, Italian cooking and culinary travels in Tuscany and Umbria. Classes take place at Villa La Rogaia an outstanding wheelchair friendly country house in Umbria with pool. They serve delicious food with products from their organic farm.
| salsa | tango | cookery | wine | gastronomic | painting/drawing | sculpture/carving | Italian language | groups | seniors/silver surfers | for people with a disability | Italy |
Food N' Wine Vacations Featured Site
based: Georgia, USA
Food is the focus on these gastronomic holidays and tours in Europe – tours where you can dine in typical local restaurants, cook with local chefs and visit food markets, cheese farms, olive oil producers, and wineries and vineyards.
| gastronomic | wine | France | Italy | Portugal | Spain |
French House Party Carcassonne
based: Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Cookery, arts or leisure holidays in high-class private property near Carcassonne with great French cuisine and wines. Recommended in "100 World's Best Vacations" book. Eight-bedroomed accommodation has pool, tennis and boules. Tutored courses include painting, books, creative writing, songwriting, movie-making and Gastro Academy with top French chefs.
| cookery | gastronomic | wine | groups | weekends/short breaks | songwriting | writing | film/video | team building | weddings/honeymoons | painting/drawing | France |
based: Basque Country, Spain
Exclusive small group farmhouse walking holidays in the Spanish Pyrenees as reviewed by the Guardian, Observer and Daily Mail. Guided and unguided weeks immerse guests in the Basque mountain culture with private dinner parties, wine tastings, music concerts and Basque festivals. Spanish immersion courses and creativity retreats also available.
| walk/trek/hike | unguided walking | gastronomic | spanish language | retreats | historical tours | Spain |
Red Letter Days Featured Site
Red Letter Day Gourmet Breaks: a range of gastronomic and cooking breaks in the UK. Weekends and short breaks of gourmet food, fine wine and relaxing accommodation. Also also luxury mid-week cookery school breaks for budding chefs.
| cookery | gastronomic | wine | UK |
Tell Tale Travel
based: London, UK & California, USA
Authentic holidays and soft adventure travel away from the tourist trail in Thailand, Sri Lanka and Brazil. Offering holidays with a difference, an insider experience courtesy of their unique network of local people. Offering mainly private tours for couples or families, plus a few small group departures specially designed for solo travellers.
| tailor made | family | native peoples | animals/safari | gastronomic | cookery | ethical/ecotourism | singles | Thailand | Sri Lanka | Brazil |
The Italian on Tour
based: Marche, Italy
Specialists for authentic journeys in Italy and offering trips with genuine local Italian guides. There are a variety of food, wine and culinary tours and holidays on offer – from a truffle experience to gluten free Italy or wine and cooking in the heart of the countryside. Tours can be tailored almost any travel need.
| tailor-made | gastronomic | wine | Italy |
TourRadar Featured Site
A collection of global food, wine, cooking and culinary trips. Gastronomic adventures, foodie trips and culinary tours all over the world; from Japan to Mexico and from India to Italy. Also cookery getaways and breaks with cooking classes and courses, sometimes combined with wine tasting or cultural experiences.
| cookery | gastronomic | wine | Europe | Worldwide |
based: London, UK
Bespoke worldwide luxury private tours, hand crafted by experts. Journey types include: honeymoons, wildlife holidays and African safaris, food and wine tours, cultural and heritage trips, small ship cruises, family adventures, luxury train travel, beach breaks, luxury active travel, multi-centre holidays and luxury road trips.
| tailor-made | animals/safari | birdwatching | ocean cruises | gastronomic | wine | wedding/honeymoon | family | railway tours | sightseeing | Worldwide |
based: Bucharest, Romania & Tel Aviv, Israel
Making activity-driven vacations simple, UpTrek provides some of the world's most interesting and highly rated vacation packages and offers a discovery and booking platform that brings excitement and simplicity back to travel. Choose from hundreds of unique travel experiences and book online easily and instantaneously.
| working/volunteer | photographic | cookery | gastronomic | yoga | weight loss | fitness | detoxification | canoe/kayak | diving/snorkelling | mountain biking | Worldwide |
GREECE: Gastronomical Escape
A four day food and culinary tour in Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world and the cradle of Western civilization. This holiday includes a walking food tour of Athens, visiting specialty food shops, delicatessens, bakeries, sweet shops, restaurants and dairies. Also shops selling spices, groceries and pies and where you'll get a taste of traditional gourmet Greek food. Another day includes a Greek cookery class and a wine tasting.
As well as the food, guests will have opportunities for conventional sightseeing, taking in sights like the Parthenon, the Acropolis and Museum, Plaka, the Greek Parliament and the Panathinaiko Stadium.
Culinary travel adventures for gastronomy and wine lovers, including gourmet weekends and short breaks, gastronomic holidays and vacations; trips and tours for food lovers and foodies. This is a section for people who enjoy the finer things in life, people with a passion for good food and wine, for foodies looking for great local and regional food as they travel, for people who want to stay on gourmet breaks created by great chefs or to stay in gourmet hotels in the UK, abroad in Europe and Worldwide.