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10 holidays found

Truffle holiday in France

A few days to discover the black, Perigord truffle which comes in season during the months of January and February. This is a fungus sought after by top chefs and restauranteurs and retails at over one thousand euros per kilo. We will take you on a journey that allows you to hunt the truffle, taste it and cook with it. A seven-course truffled brunch will be an experience you will never forget and the truffle market, a feast for the eyes and senses where you will mingle with buyers for top Michelin star restaurants. Alongside the culinary, gastronomic, olfactory, heavenly experiences we will take you ambling through beautiful countryside, we will eat lunch in pretty French cafés and we ... Read more >
From €1,180 excluding flights

Tuscany walking holiday, 8 days

This is an all inclusive price, you just follow the flow and amble amongst the rolling hills of a historic Tuscan landscape. Walking, picnics, gastronomy, wine and culture make up this week's experience. The three gardens visited are all stunning and very particularly different the one from the other. The Val d'Orcia is a National Heritage Site in which there may be even a few streams to ford! You have a morning's cooking with an Italian chef in Siena for the keen cooks. For those who prefer not to you can have a morning in the prettiest of all Italian city republics! And then wine tasting with some super Tuscans from Montalcino and Montepulciano. Read more >
From €2,890 excluding flights

France guided walking tour, St James's Way with donkeys

The Way of Saint James is an ancient pilgrim route that strings together a series of medieval villages and religious sites. Walked for over 1000 years this path is the daddy of all long distance walks. Donkeys and our muleteer are with us everyday to carry whatever is necessary and lighten our load. We start in the volcanic highlands of Puy en Velay carry on through the Margeride and its Elysian wooded landscape with cows and drystone walls and over the beauty of the high moors of the Aubrac before descending to the river Lot with its castles and abbeys. Read more >
From €2,640 excluding flights

Suffolk coast walking holiday, England

Accommodation, meals, drinks, transport are all included. This is a week of walking one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Britain while hearing the lost bells of Dunwich tolling from under the sea on calm days. This coast has inspired film directors and actors, writers and painters. The salt marshes can be hauntingly beautiful between the eroding cliffs and here the bird life boasts dunlins, bearded tits, bitterns and marsh harriers but of course none compare to the beauty of the avocet. All adds up to a unique and fascinating week in Suffolk England's unique style whispered by the sea breeze. Read more >
From £1,990 excluding flights

Dordogne cooking holiday in France

Once you arrive you have nothing more to pay! Just enjoy the week. This is not a cooking course, it is just an excuse to have fun with food bought fresh from the French markets and return home loaded with new recipes and ideas. The week takes place in the heart of the Dordogne in a beautiful eighteenth century chateau split with a two night visit to the luminous and white-stoned Quercy, a region steeped in gastronomic tradition and the home of your hosts. French chefs, from Bernard Philippe, one of the best chefs in the Lot, to the rosy-cheeked farmhouse cook, Madame la Cuisse, will entertain you in their exhilarating and idiosyncratic ways. Read more >
From €2,640 excluding flights

Dordogne Autumn walking holiday in France

Accommodation, meals, wine and transport are all included so just drop your responsibilities and let yourself be taken on this week of walking through a land of great beauty and drama crossed by three river valleys of renown: the Aveyron, the Lot and the Célé. Three nights are spent at St Cirq Lapopie, perched high on the cliffs above the River Lot and well known for being one of the most dramatically pretty villages of France. The longer walks are accompanied by pack animals. The bags on the donkeys will carry chilled Pineau, water, home-made biscuits and lemon juice. Also the donkeys will be carrying any bags etc. you should wish to take with you. We do not forget that you are on ... Read more >
From €2,640 excluding flights

Dordogne walking holiday in France

Charming accommodation, gastronomic meals, wine and transport are all included so leave responsibilities at home, let go and enjoy the week. The Dordogne is so well known throughout the world for its spectacular flowers, pre-historic caves and scenery and gastronomy. You will visit Lascaux II and some hanging gardens and enjoy the most delicious food from the gastronomic heart of France. You will see the great chateaux of Benac and Castelnaud as well as the beautiful bastides of Monpazier and Villereal. All this will be enjoyed in addition to wonderful morning and afternoon walks through the countryside. You will be well looked after! Read more >
From €2,640 excluding flights

Umbria walking and gastronomy holiday, Italy

Our walk in Umbria offers all the ingredients we strive for with gastronomy, stunning scenery, culture and people. Accommodation, meals, drinks and transport are all included in the price. We see the extraordinary frescoes of Giotto and Simone Martini and Pietro Lorenzetti at Assisi. The fantastic wines presented to us by Roberto Angellini ... some of the best Italy has to offer, and then the magnificent flowers of the Sibillini mountains. It is a week not to be missed! Mules with our Italian muleteer accompany us walking in the mountains. And staying enjoying Marco's hospitality at his unique lodge on the slopes of Subasio is a unique experience. Read more >
From €2,890 excluding flights

Suffolk holiday, walking and gastronomy tour

Accommodation, gastronomic meals and drinks and transport are all included. Suffolk epitomises picture-postcard England with its thatched villages and coloured houses, clambering, pink roses and wide horizons painted by Constable and Gainsborough. We wander through the lush countryside, through kissing gates and over styles to pause for lunch in a pub with a pint of bitter or a glass of English wine. Stunning churches conjure up the wealth of the wool-trade era as do the half-timbered, crooked houses that of its weavers. A week's walk for the pleasure of the countryside but also for those wishing to step back in time and realise that olde England lives on. Read more >
From £1,890 excluding flights

Pyrenees walking and gastronomy holiday

Accommodation, meals, wine are all included so just follow the flow and amble amongst the rolling, green hills of the beautiful Basque country scattered with white houses with Basque-red shutters and situated on the Atlantic side of the Pyrenees in France. Walking, picnics, gastronomy, wine and culture make up this week's experience that also touches on Spain in the gastronomic capital of San Sebastian with an optional extra at the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao with lunch in a stunning hispano-moresque café. Read more >
From €2,890 excluding flights
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