French culinary holidays

french cooking class stay

Nine days of vacation to learn French cuisine

We provide a variety of options to meet your needs, if you can’t quite find what you’re looking for, please contact us and we’ll create a tailor made trip that is truly just perfect for you.

4500 /2 pers.
Location of the tour
Cathar Country
Duration of the tour
9 days
Difficulty of the tour
Easy (Easy walk)
When can I do the tour ?

This stay is available all year round.
Subject to availability at time of booking.

What will I do during this tour ?

Day 1

Arrival in Toulouse

Pick up at Toulouse train station transfer to hotel in Montolieu (the book village)

Day 2

Lastours Castle – Cooking class

Visit of Lastours Castle (hiking 2 hours) in the morning + lunch in a local restaurant + Cooking class in the afternoon (5pm) and diner

Day 3

Revel – Sorèze – St Ferreol

Traditional outdoor market in the medieval town of Revel, lunch at leisure in the town + Visit of Sorèze village and St Ferreol lake + visit of a goat and cow cheese farm.

Day 4

Free day at leisure

Day free at leisure, you can enjoy the book village of Montolieu and discover its many libraries, book museum and restaurants ! You can also go for a walk in the beautiful nature as Montolieu is perched in the black mountain, footstep of the Pyrénées mountain.

Day 5

Mirepoix – Patisserie class

Traditional outdoor market in Mirepoix (beautiful medieval town) + French patisserie class in the afternoon(learn how to make a French croissant of a French mille feuille!)

Day 6

Carcassonne – Cooking class

Guided walking tour of Carcassonne medieval town +  cooking class in the afternoon (5pm) and diner

Day 7

Chocolate workshop – Visit of vineyard

Chocolate workshop (10AM) and lunch in a traditional restaurant + Visit of one vineyard and wine tasting in the afternoon, meet with the wine maker and share his passion for vines and wines.

Day 8

Castelnaudary – Cooking class

Visit of Castelnaudary in the morning (Canal du Midi and local traditional artisanal potter) + lunch in a restaurant where the specialty is the Cassoulet (the dish that symbolizes Castelnaudary is called “Le Cassoulet”, this hearty stew is made with pork sausage, duck confit all surrounded by savory soupy white beans…Cassoulet gets its name from the dish in which it is prepared, a cassole. This is a casserole like dish made from a mixture of clay from the Lauragais region around Castelnaudary that is particularly heat resistant)

+ Cooking class at 5Pm and diner

Day 7

Transfer to Toulouse

Transfer to Toulouse Train station or Toulouse airport

Good to know

This offer includes :

  • 3 cooking classes and 3 diners with the Chef Nathalie
  • 1 chocolate workshop with the Chocolatier Marion
  • 1 patisserie or boulangerie class with a patissier boulanger
  • 5 half days tours +1 full day tour with a licensed guide and including transport n a high standard van with driver from and to Montolieu village
  • 8 nights in a bed and breakfast in Montolieu
  • 2 airport or train station transfers to Toulouse.

This offer does not includes :

  • Diners day 1,3,4,7,8,9
  • Lunchs are not included, although I will book a local restaurant on days 2, and 8. The other days, you will choose at your convenience.

Time and days might have to be moved around according to availabilities, but the content will remain the same.

Coronavirus Informations

All vehicles are cleaned after each service, guides wear masks and all activities, museums & attraction visited apply strict sanitary rules.
Bring your masks as they are compulsory in the vans.

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