Gourmet breaks, gastronomic tours & gastronomy holidays



US flag Active Gourmet Holidays
based: Connecticut, USA
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Culinary vacations in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Peru, Morocco and Greece that include three or four star accommodation, cooking lessons with local chefs, vineyard visits with wine tastings and wine education, visits to markets and local food producers, gourmet meals. Holidays can be paired with walking, hiking, biking, yoga, language lessons and more.

| cookery | gastronomic | wine | walk/trek/hike | cycle touring | yoga | Western Europe | Peru | Morocco | Greece |


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 |


Cooking Sun
Kyoto, Japan

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Authentic Japanese cooking courses in Kyoto and Tokyo, including a five-day intensive course for those who want to learn a lot more about Japanese cuisine. Both group and private Japanese cooking classes are available, also a Kyoto, Nishiki Market combined food tour and cooking course.

| cookery | gastronomic | Japan |


uk flagCuba Holidays

based: London, UK
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Cuba travel specialists, whether for an all-inclusive Cuban holiday, a family trip or a romantic honeymoon. Offering an extensive collection of accommodation, resorts, attractions and tours and creating bespoke holidays to suit specific requirements; including Havana holidays; beach breaks; salsa dance holidays; scuba diving; birdwatching; history, heritage, culture and food holidays.

| tailor-made | sightseeing | salsa | gastronomic | birdwatching | diving/snorkelling | historical tours | honeymoon | family | Cuba |


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 |


Next Japan Travel

based: Kyoto, Japan

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Discover Japan on tailor-made holidays in Tokyo, Kyoto and right across the country. Next Japan Travel offer all sorts of tours and a wide range of activities on customized schedules designed to suit each client. Popular itineraries include: Japanese tea ceremony, cooking courses, sake brewery tours, Zen meditation and calligraphy.

| tailor-made | sightseeing | meditation | calligraphy | cookery | gastronomic | wine | Japan |


uk flagPeter Sommer Travels

based: Monmouthshire, Wales, UK

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Award-winning specialist in expert-led small-group cultural and archaeological tours in Croatia, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Turkey and the UK. Also escorted and themed gulet cruises, food tours, family tours, walking holidays and land tours like: Exploring Crete, Exploring the Peloponnese, Exploring Rome and Exploring Sicily. They also organise bespoke land tours and private gulet charters.

| archaeological tours | historical tours | gastronomic | theme cruises | groups | walk/trek/hike | family | Turkey | Greece | Italy | UK | Europe |

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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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 |






wine and foodCulinary 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.