Foodie Road Trips

Follow your nose - and of course a map - as you navigate around some of the world's most revered foodie destinations. From world class vineyards to Michelin starred restaurants and farm-to-table fare, we've shortlisted the itineraries where cuisine sits top of the menu.

San Francisco to Napa Valley, California

From the bustling eateries and steaming clam chowders of San Francisco to the rolling vineyards and fresh-as-it-gets cuisine of Napa Valley, joining the dots of these culinary heavyweights is a treat for the tastebuds. Hire a Ford Mustang or Jeep Wrangler to really experience the state in style as you discover California on your own steam, joining the dots between the most famous foodie haunts in the state.

Mexico City to Tequila, Mexico

Leave Mexico City in the dust as you head into the heart of Mexico’s foodie scene; the birthplace of the country's most famed export, tequila. Sample tacos and tortillas as you hop between some of Mexico’s most famous dining spots on this road trip to remember. Whether it's mouthwatering street food or gourmet cuisine that whets your appetite, this is the ultimate adventure for foodies, taking you through Mexico's picturesque scenery along the way.

Bay of Islands to Christchurch, New Zealand

From north to south, New Zealand is renowned for its wine and fresh produce so what better way to tour this spectacular country than hopping between its most famous vineyards and world class restaurants. From the Sauvignon Blancs of Marlborough to the Pinot Noirs of Central Otago, follow your nose on this culinary adventure of a lifetime, taking in the stunning scenery of New Zealand along the way.

Paternoster to the Winelands, South Africa

Home to some of the world’s most renowned culinary institutions, South Africa is the obvious choice when it comes to a foodie escape. Take the road less traveled between Paternoster, Cape Town and the Winelands, have dinner at the Greenhouse at Cellars Hohnort, enjoy pitstops at small, family-run vineyards along the way and dine on farm-to-table produce from start to finish.

Burgundy to Lyon, France

This wonderful two week itinerary takes in the famed culinary offering of France as well as some serious relaxation in a catered Scott Dunn villa. Sample quintessential French cuisine in Burgundy, a quintessential French town, let every whim be accommodated for at the luxurious Bastide de Virettes villa and finish in the beating heart of France's culinary scene, Lyon.

Bilbao to La Rioja, Spain

Taste your way around Spain’s famed culinary corner as you sample delicious pintxos, savour Michelin starred meals and taste delicious wines on this tour that showcases the very best of the Basque country’s gastro offering. Celebrated for its star studded restaurants, San Sebastian is the perfect place to round off this foodie tour with a dining experience you'll never forget.

San Francisco to Santa Barbara, California

This extraordinary route takes you through some of the most amazing foodie spots in California on a road trip with a difference. Think fine wines, Michelin starred cuisine, al fresco dining and the best bit? Reservations can be all taken care of before you arrive, meaning the only thing left for you to do is decide who’s driving home…

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