The words above say it all. "Savor your World". This is what culinary vacations are all about! So if this idea appeals to you, then you've come to the right place.
Culinary travel has become a very popular form of luxury travel, with France, Italy and Spain being high on the list. California is also a very desirable destination for food and wine tours. But you may also like to consider Belgium, Argentina, Chile, and Peru.
Sometimes it is the simplest of ingredients that make the most memorable dish. The key lies in the quality and the sun-ripened aspects of the food. Put that together with superb wine, and you really do have a recipe for the perfect vacation.
Wonderful accommodation awaits you on these tours, making the whole experience a comfortable and pleasurable one. See all the details here.
This is literally where the world is your oyster! If you choose a Bordeaux Food and Wine tour, you will enjoy a visit to Arcachon Bay, world famous for its oysters. Bordeaux is also the home of Chateau Margaux. You can join a small group for this 6-day tour or arrange your own private tour, designed to suit you and your friends. To find out more about this exquisite experience, click here.
Italian culinary vacations have been inspired by so many TV programs on Italian cooking. And it's easy to understand why this part of the world inspires so many people.
Tuscany and Umbria are popular locations for culinary tours. You'll get to see how the locals eat and the joy of sitting at long communal tables. Family traditions have long placed an emphasis on sharing meal times together.
I remember staying in Assisi once, at a convent bed and breakfast, run by American and Irish nuns. Not only were the rooms spacious and immaculate (forgive the pun), but the nuns also knew the best places to eat. To this day, one of the best pizzas I ever had was in a little trattoria tucked away in the back streets.
The olive is also such a key component in Italian cooking... whether it be as something to accompany a drink or as olive oil. Olive groves abound in this part of the world, due to the ideal climate of the Mediterranean.
Commencing in Bilbao, and finishing in San Sebastion, this culinary tour in Spain is sure to delight you at every turn. Basque food and wine is renowned the world over and seafood is one of the highlights of this particular culinary experience. To find out more, click here.
California is a truly superb location for a culinary vacation. There are several different areas that will provide you with the perfect food and wine experience, i.e. Napa Valley, Sonoma, Santa Rosa, and the Russian River.
We are highlighting here the Sonoma region. Combined with some gentle exercise, this is an ideal get-away. It could also serve as the ultimate California honeymoon package, with all accommodation, breakfasts, dinners, wine tastings, scheduled activities and local transportation included. So if California food and wine events are high on your wish list, this one will not disappoint.