Gourmet & wine
We have a whole smorgasbord of holidays based on culinary delights. From long, lazy lunches in the Tuscan sun to visiting a bustling fish market in Tokyo, wine tasting in New Zealand to cooking lessons in Kerala - these fantastic holidays bring food and wine to the forefront and really showcase the destination through local cuisine.
When we travel, diving into the food and drink culture of a destination helps to unlock social customs and reveal cultural traditions, making us feel like we belong and adding to the overall experience.
Step into a world of tantalizing cuisines with our foodie escapes that are designed to bring you closer to a country's freshest produce, wineries and local markets as you explore new destinations or rediscover old favourites whilst immersing yourself in unique cultures. From the best wine in La Rioja, Spain, to addictively good picarones sold on the street corners of Lima, go beyond the traditional culinary epicenters and explore our around-the-world guide to great global delicacies to try and gastronomic destinations to visit.
A gastronomic tour of Lisbon
Discover Lisbon through its flavours with a walk through the city, sampling the gastronomic highlights from Ginginha to Pastel de Nata. Strolling the streets, you’ll experience the lively soul of the city with its cafe culture and vibrant heart.
Afternoon Private Foodie Adventure in Sayulita
Pacific Coast, Mexico
Throw yourself into a buzzing and thriving foodie adventure through ‘Pueblo Mágico’, Sayulita’s magical town. Join your expert private guide for a gastronomic experience you won’t forget.
Best of Downtown Foodie Experience
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Treat your discerning taste buds to a slice of heaven. The Best of Downtown Foodie Tour showcases the best of Vancouver Cuisine! Over 3 hours you will enjoy 5 courses, 14 tastings and 8 stories. Leave your will power at the door...
Cooking masterclass at Ponta dos Ganchos
Southern Coast, Brazil
This fantastic foodie experience will give you the opportunity to cook alongside Ponta dos Ganchos' chef, José Nero, creating some mouthwatering seafood dishes and local Brazilian specialities.
Culinary Escapades - Culinary Classes
Celebrity chef Fulvio Pierangelini or the resort Chef at Verdura will give you tips on how to conjure up some magical Sicilian cuisine with the freshest local ingredients.
Culinary experiences at Palazzo Margherita
Try your hand at a cooking class, or test your taste buds at a wine tasting session, both on offer at Palazzo Margherita in Basilicata. Learn the traditional Italian cooking techniques, or learn the secrets behind the perfect Italian wine.
Delhi Street Food Tour
Delhi, Delhi and the North, India
Head to Old Delhi's most famous market, Chawri Bazaar, and discover the incredible sights and smells. Your foodie tour will take you around the narrow streets, where your guide will talk you through the variety of delicacies on offer.
Devour Tailormade Food Tour
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Get behind the scenes of Buenos Aires' culinary culture on this 100% bespoke foodie tour, taking an insider's view on the city's best restaurants, bars or even cookery classes at the hands of your expert guide.
Foodie Vespa Adventure
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Explore the local culinary scene of Siem Reap on the back seat of an Italian Vespa in this lively and exciting evening experience.
Foodies Tour of Little Italy Toronto
Eat where Chef's eat! Discover a whole new way to enjoy a dining experience as you join this Chef's Tour of Little Italy.
Hotel Ciasa Salares
With a fabulous location close to the slopes in the heart of the Dolomites, this family-run hotel is a superb choice for foodies and families, with its first class dining options and easy access to the slopes.
Royal Champagne Hotel and Spa
The Royal Champagne is a contemporary hotel located a short distance from Epernay. Set in the heart of the Champagne region, you are within easy reach of many of the Champagne houses, so Champagne tasting is a must during a stay here.
COMO Castello del Nero
The beautifully converted 12th century COMO Castello del Nero is nestled in the undulating hills of the Chianti region of Tuscany. Siena, Florence and Pisa are just a stone's throw away and you can take your pick from superb local Chianti wineries.
Cervo Mountain Resort
The Cervo Mountain Resort in Zermatt is a boutique hotel situated on a terrace above the village, with spectacular views of the Matterhorn. Cosy and relaxed, it's ideal for those looking for a charming and chic place to stay in this lively resort.
Madonna di Campiglio, Dolomites, Italy
An authentic Tyrolean hotel in Madonna di Campiglio, the Biohotel Hermitage looks over the majestic Dolomites, priding itself on its gourmet cuisine and excellent service. Family-run and bio-architecturally designed it offers a friendly, welcoming stay.
Hotel Maria Cristina
San Sebastian, Spain
Located in San Sebastian’s historic city centre, Hotel Maria Cristina is surrounded by gardens and promenades just a short walk from the main beach of the city, La Concha. This historic palace is this charming city's most iconic luxury hotel.
Relais Villa d’Amelia
Piedmont, Northern Italy
Surrounded by the rolling hills, woods and hazelnut groves of Piedmont’s Langhe region, Relais Villa d’Amelia sits atop a ridge with spectacular views while a Michelin starred restaurant, spa, gardens and picturesque pool create a countryside idyll.
Provence, St Tropez & Cote d'Azur
This itinerary takes you on a journey from the lavender fields of Provence, through the glamour of St Tropez and into the heart of the Cote d'Azur. The South of France offers such a diversity of landscape, culture and some of the finest food and wine in Europe. This itinerary will allow you to explore this stunning part of France and experience...
Porto & Douro Valley
Get under the skin of northern Portugal as you explore all that this beautiful region has to offer, from the medieval architecture of charming Porto to the breathtaking scenery and delectable red wines of the Douro Valley.
Exceptional New England
Rhode Island, Cape Cod, Maine Coast & Acadia National Park
Enjoy the evolution of coastal New England from Rhode Island’s exclusive mansions and towns to the Acadia National Park’s rugged wild coast. Soak in the picturesque seaside and step aboard a private lobster vessel or whale watch in Provincetown.
Osaka, Kyoto, Takayama & Tokyo
Dive straight into the buzz and throng of life in Japan with this epic trip full of immersive experiences. Staying in the very best spots for cultural highlights and unique diversity, this trip is also perfect for foodies, venturing through the country led by your taste buds. With such an array of regional cuisines and cooking styles, you’ll be...
Extraordinary Central Vietnam
Hue, Hoi An, Ninh Vanh Bay
Dive into this epic trip around Vietnam’s stunning central coast, with a plethora of enticing trips to bring this awesome country alive. Staying in chic hotels oozing colonial charm and style, all in optimum locations to make the most of local bars, restaurants and markets. Soak up the local life on a guided vespa tour of Hue, devour street food in...
Lisbon, Porto & Douro Valley
Discover the highlights of Portugal and get under the skin of this fascinating country rich in culture and history. An all-encompassing journey from south to north, this itinerary showcases the best of Portugal, taking in its charming cities and pristine coastline.
Buenos Aires, Cafayate, Salta & Mendoza
Let your taste buds be tantalised by the fresh and punchy flavours of chimichurri sauce. Relish the melt-in-the-mouth sensation of perfectly cooked steak. Savour the unbeatable aroma as you break open a just-baked empanada and watch the steam rise out of the pastry. Argentina’s food scene is bursting with flavour and our experts have scoured the...
Sydney, Blue Mountains National Park, Melbourne, Dayelsford & Margaret River
Journey through Australia's most arresting landscapes, enjoying spectacular cuisine, award-winning wines and world-renowned restaurants. From Sydney to the Melbourne, the Barossa to the Margaret River - this is the ultimate itinerary for lovers of food and wine.
St Lucia and Grenada
Experience a truly different side to the Caribbean, staying at two unique boutique hotels on two differently diverse islands. Both have superb dining options, from cuisine prepared by award winning local chefs to fine dining inspired by a celebrity chef.
Barcelona & Girona
This enticing itinerary allows you to explore two sides of beautiful Catalonia, from the bright lights of Barcelona to the charming and historic Girona. Discover the flavours of this gastronomic region as you taste your way from city to coast.