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FranceCooking Vacations, Foodie Tours, Culinary Getaways

As a center of world culture, France is known for exquisite architecture and charm, as well as for its haute cuisine, cooking tourism, and schools. French cooking relies heavily on its use of herbs and sauces to create delicacies beyond compare. With major focus on a variety of cheeses and the best in wines, French cuisine provides palate-pleasing dishes for every taste. France is the home of cooking ingenuity, from the fish dishes in Nord-Pas-de-Calais to the vegetables of the Loire Valley, from wild game and fowl dishes of Alsace-Lorraine to the wealth of fine dining in Paris. Individuals looking for the best in culinary experiences should certainly include destinations in France to their itinerary.
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A Culinary Rendezvous Between Loire and Normandy
A Culinary Rendezvous Between Loire and Normandy
Visit the French countryside and its enchanting villages. With miles of coastline bordering the English Channel, Norman cuisine abounds with treasures from this rich and diverse area. Come savor its splendors at this gorgeous 15th century chateau set on the Normandy-Loire border – where history has great taste!
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Saint Paterne, France
A Paris & Seaside Normandy Culinary Duet
A Paris & Seaside Normandy Culinary Duet
Paris, “City of Lights,” is a place where cuisine and culture come together. You’ll discover Paris through all of your senses. After 3 nights in Paris, you’ll head north to the Normandy coast and the port town of Dieppe. Gastronomy is the heart of Normandy, which boasts some of the most diverse countryside in France.
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Paris & Dieppe, France
An Edible Exploration Through The City of Lights!
An Edible Exploration Through The City of Lights!
Enjoy Paris like a local, with a stay in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. Your Paris on a Palate adventure includes a market visit, hands-on cooking classes, bistro lunches, a unique culinary food tour, lunch cruise on the Seine River and dinner inside the iconic Eiffel Tower.
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Paris, France
Cooking & Cultural Holiday in Southern France
Cooking & Cultural Holiday in Southern France
Get swept away in the beauty of Languedoc. Best known for its vineyards, this southern sun-filled region is quite the treat for all the senses. This gastronomic journey includes hands-on cooking classes, wine, olive oil and cheese tastings, embodying unique characteristic of the region, topped off with farmer’s market excursions and delectable lunches.
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Languedoc, France
Culinary & Wine Delights of Bordeaux, France
Culinary & Wine Delights of Bordeaux, France
Bordeaux is more famous for its wine than for its food, but it takes only a little effort to discover the exquisite regional cuisine of this beautiful city. From its abundant Atlantic fish and shellfish to the succulent beef, pork, and lamb from inland, each distinctive dish can be paired with one of Bordeaux’s world-famous wines.
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Bordeaux, France
Culinary Delight in Normandy
Culinary Delight in Normandy
Get swept away in the beauty of coastal Normandy. The Culinary Delight in Normandy experience includes hands-on cooking classes, brandy and cider tours, a cheese making class, farmer’s market excursion, castle tour, beach-side lunches and a stay at a unique private home in Dieppe.
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Dieppe, France
Culinary Delights in the Provence Countryside of France
Culinary Delights in the Provence Countryside of France
Provence is a magical place where the sights, sounds, and fragrances will make your senses come alive. From the rich, vibrant colors in the open area markets and the locusts humming in the trees, to the aroma of the fresh produce, you’ll know you’re in the heart of Provence. The area offers its own distinct culinary and cultural identity, which will be experienced first-hand.
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Parisian Culinary Splendor
Parisian Culinary Splendor
You’ll be an active participant in designing this culinary program tailored to your love of food. The cooking classes offer a variety of menus with international chefs who will share their cooking passion with you. A day long foodie tour is prepared exclusively for you based on your likes, interests and obsessions. The Seine River Dinner Cruise will feature culinary expertise, music and views of the city at her best.
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Paris, France

Taste What's Happening!

Crêpe Festival (Fête de la Crêpe)

Gourin
7/30/2016 - 7/31/2016
Feast on crêpes as well as galettes, the region’s famous buckwheat pancakes and watch the contest to cook the world’s biggest crepe.
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La fête de l'Ail Rose de Lautrec

Lautrec
8/5/2016 - 8/6/2016
The Feast Of Pink Garlic Of Lautrec.
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Pruneau Show (The Grand Prune Show)

Agen
8/26/2016 - 8/28/2016
Our emblematic fruit is pretext to many animations in the heart of city. Great concerts are held each evening.
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Rice Festival (Féria du Riz)

Aries
9/9/2016 - 9/11/2016
Celebrate the harvest of the region’s distinctive red Carmargue rice with parades, music and men galloping about on local Camargue horses.
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Fête du fromage

Neufchatel
9/17/2016 - 9/18/2016
Visitors can enjoy neufchâtel hearts of 15 kg and a glass of cider
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Tous Au Restaurant

Countrywide
9/19/2016 - 10/2/2016
Dine at celebrated establishments - discover and enjoy exciting new restaurants and cuisine. Participating restaurants across France
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Festival des 1001 Légumes (1001 Festival of vegetables)

Potager de Beaumesni
9/24/2016 - 9/25/2016
A weekend dedicated to organic vegetables
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Salon Du Chocolat

Paris
10/28/2016 - 11/1/2016
The Chocolate Show--meet cocoa growers, discover the best chocolatiers, admire unique exhibitions and attend recipe demonstrations.
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Cider Fair

Le Theil sur Huisne
10/29/2016 - 10/30/2016
Demos in cider-making, local farmers’ market is set up and sample local Perche products.
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Dijon International and Gastronomic Fair

Dijon
11/1/2016 - 11/13/2016
Gourmet menu will delight lovers of great cuisine, cultural & culinary products of other countries & a wine cellar to taste their wines.
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Wine and Food Festival

Annecy
11/11/2016 - 11/13/2016
Over 90 exhibitors offering their own production (food and wines)
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Salon Du Chocolat

Lyon
11/11/2016 - 11/13/2016
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms.
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Salon Saveurs Des Plaisirs Gourmands

Paris
12/2/2016 - 12/5/2016
Gourmet rendezvous with exhibits of specialty products, workshops, and tastings.
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