Gourmet breaks, gastronomic tours & gastronomy holidays

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Aegean Flavours five star Featured Site

based: Anglet, France

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Greek food A specialist for culinary holidays, vacations and wine tours on the Greek mainland and islands. They aim to create one-of-a-kind gastronomic experiences for foodies, with itineraries led by local guides to off the beaten track destinations across Greece.

| gastronomic | wine | Greece |

 

Agriturismo Villa La Rogaia
based: Umbria, Italy
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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 |

 

Exsus Travel

based: London, UK

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Luxury tailor made holidays around the world, each itinerary custom made and full of exciting, unique tours and holiday experiences. Holiday types include: honeymoons; family trips; adventure holidays; luxury beach breaks; food and culture trips; safari and wildlife holidays and cruises; short breaks; trips by train, plane or automobile; and classic journeys.

| tailor-made | wedding/honeymoon | family | gastronomic | weekends/short breaks | animals/safari | theme cruises | railway tours | ranching | 4 wheel drive/4x4 | walk/trek/hike | Worldwide |

 

usa flagFood N' Wine Vacations five star Featured Site

based: Georgia, USA

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tuscany wine cellar 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 |

 

uk flagFrench House Party Carcassonne

based: Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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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 |

 

Lang Atholl Experience

based: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

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Lang Atholl Experience: offering private bespoke luxury tours of Scotland and Ireland with a full service tour operator who can organise everything: including accommodation, eating, transport, excursions, interests and activities (including: golf, history, whisky, gastronomy, fishing, hiking) and all special requests – available as self-drive or chauffeur driven tours.

| sightseeing | tailor-made | historical tours | whisky tours | freshwater fishing | golf | wedding/honeymoon | walk/trek/hike | gastronomic | groups | Scotland | Ireland |

 

Positive.Travel

based: Geneva, Switzerland

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Positive travel experiences from day activities through to accommodation and travel packages. Positive.Travel is an independent organisation and social enterprise aiming to develop and promote best practice and standards for responsible, sustainable travel. Profits go to the Global Forest Fund and other forest conservation causes, for reforestation and associated community projects.

| sightseeing | mountain biking | animals/safari | diving/snorkelling | gastronomic | wine | sailing (large boat/sail ship) | ranching | whale/dolphin watching | weaving | holistic/wellness/wellbeing | Worldwide |

 

Pyrenean Experience

based: Basque Country, Spain

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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 |


uk flagRed Letter Days five star Featured Site
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Red Letter Days logoRed 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 |

 

uk flagUS flagTell Tale Travel

based: London, UK & California, USA
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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

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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 |

 

uk flagTourRadar five star Featured Site
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Tourradar logoA 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 |

 

Unforgettable Greece

based: California, USA

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Award-winning luxury travel company to Greece (offices in London, San Francisco and Melbourne) designing customized tours, cruises and vacation packages. Their team of travel experts create unique itineraries to guests exact requirements. Vacation types include: food & wine, honeymoon, cruise & sail, family & beach, culture & heritage, wellness, and adventure.

| tailor-made | gastronomic | lake & river cruises | ocean cruises | historical tours | sightseeing | wine | holistic/wellness/wellbeing | wedding/honeymoon | family | Greece | Turkey |

 

UpTrek

based: Bucharest, Romania & Tel Aviv, Israel

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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 |

 

Winedering

based: Reggio Emilia, Italy
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International tour operator focused exclusively on wine and food tours and holidays all over the world. Working with carefully selected wineries and offering the best wine experiences, they are passionate about wine, food and tourism.

| gastronomic | wine | Europe | Worldwide |

 

 

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