Top 10 Foodie Holidays
From our love of food and travel, we have whipped up 10 top experiences for you to devour on the best foodie holidays. Showcasing mouthwatering bites from around the globe, this collection of delicious adventures will get your tastebuds tingling.
Dine in the Dolomites
Prepare to be wowed in the beautiful Dolomites with this sensational guided ski safari. Not only will you get to ski the dramatic landscape through an intoxicating blend of Italian, Austrian and Ladin landscapes, but the 7-day itinerary will also take you from ‘hut-to-hut' staying in family-run mountain rifugios and charming hotels. Sample delicious Italian cuisine as you go, from Michelin-star dining to a taste of local cuisine in the beautifully situated rifugios, welcoming you to enjoy culinary treats surrounded by epic scenery.
Wine taste by e-bike in the Cape Winelands
Shake up the normal wine tasting routine by adding an e-bike to the mix. Cycle through sprawling vineyards, with dramatic mountain ranges providing an impressive backdrop, and admire the beautiful landscapes of the Cape Winelands as you go. Top this off with world-class restaurants serving up mouthwatering dishes and indulgent wine tastings in the staggeringly picturesque surroundings, and you’ll leave wanting to come back for more.
See a sake master at work
After you’ve experienced the vibrant neon skyscrapers, bustling streets and lively markets in Tokyo, it will be time to slow it down and sample one of its oldest traditions; the art of sake brewing. You will get to spend time with a highly skilled sake master, who will take you through the centuries-old traditions used to transform rice into an elixir of Japanese tastes and culture, before savouring the traditional Japanese tipple.
Create your own port wine
Portugal boasts a rich wine heritage, with port being the country’s most famous export. Go beyond a simple wine tasting by creating port wine in the Douro Valley, one of the oldest demarcated wine regions in the world. Visit a historic local vineyard during the autumn months and participate in the harvest, taking on the centuries-old tradition of grape stomping.
Take a cooking masterclass in Spain
San Sebastian, Spain
For a hands-on experience of San Sebastian’s renowned culinary scene, try a masterclass at Hotel Maria Cristina's cooking school. You’ll learn about traditional dishes, use fresh local produce and discover the modern techniques behind Michelin-worthy dishes, all while absorbing the tricks of cooking like a true local. Whilst in this region of Spain, make time to taste your way through mouth-watering pintxos and Michelin-starred meals in San Sebastian, followed by delicious wines in La Rioja, a perfect combination to get under the skin of the gourmet Basque country.
Dive into a Michelin-starred gourmet journey in Napa Valley
Embark on a culinary road trip through the northern regions of California for an unforgettable gourmet journey. Learn new skills in cooking classes at Cavallo Point, enjoy a private food tour in San Francisco, meet winemakers in Sonoma and savour the flavours of Michelin-star restaurants in the renowned Napa Valley.
Go on a Vespa street food tour in Ho Chi Minh City
Feel the buzz of Saigon's culinary rhythm as you whizz through the lively streets on a street food tour enjoyed while scooting around on a Vespa. Wind through the vibrant alleys of Ho Chi Minh City with an expert foodie guide, sampling an array of mouth-watering dishes, from phở to bánh mì, each packed with iconic Vietnamese flavours.
Hunt for truffles in Croatia
Istrian Peninsula, Croatia
Croatia’s lush Istrian Peninsula could be mistaken for Tuscany with its undulating hills, vineyards and medieval villages. This region is a foodie paradise, home to an abundance of black and white truffles. Join a local truffle hunter in search of this buried delicacy. Finish off with a mouthwatering truffle feast accompanied by local cheeses and wine.
Taste mole where it originated
One of the many charms of Mexico is its food, and this trip introduces you to the beating heart of this delicious cuisine. You will get to devour top-notch tacos, authentic mole and decadent seafood, plus you’ll enjoy inspiring cookery classes and experience everything from fine-dining restaurants to mouth-watering street food. For the original and best mole, we will take you to the foodie capital of Mexico, Oaxaca – where you will be treated to more mole varieties than you could possibly imagine.
Explore Barossa Valley on a private wine tour
Journey through the Barossa Valley, showcasing one of Australia's most arresting landscapes, where you will enjoy spectacular cuisine plus access to award-winning wines and world-renowned restaurants. During your time here stay at Mount Lofty House and make sure to take part in the range of optional activities on offer to you including privately guided wine and gourmet food tours with knowledgeable local guides.
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