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Top 5 Culinary Tours around the World

If youre idea of the perfect tour is tasting every dish in sight and packing your own eating utensils because they taste “more special” that way, then you certainly deserve to go on the best culinary tours in the world. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and eat to your hearts content with these unique food-centered trips around the globe.

Trufflepigs Tour around France

Top 5 Culinary Tours around the World

The Toronto-based travel company Trufflepig offers every foodies dream vacation to France. The tour includes dishes as classy and delicate as only royalty would have it, and food adventures that would fit rustic, simple taste buds of the village folk. This tour lasts for eight days, with Paris as its starting point, traversing the southeast regions of Alsace and Burgundy by train.

Those who will join this tour will set up camp at Le Relais St. Germain in Paris, which is no less a treat. This hotel is owned by the celebrated chef Yves Camdeborde, who is famous for cooking up gastronomic breakfasts. Youll also get to explore the urban side of France when you take strolls to local food stores guided by food writers who know whats best in the market. A history lesson about the restaurants of France as well as pastry classes at the Ritz are also in the itinerary.

When you reach the heart of Burgundy, youll be tasting Frances finest wines, and in Alsace, you can learn a generous 150 recipes for sauces. Wrapped up with a meal at the LAuberge de Lill bistro, the eight-day trip can cost as little as $5,500 per person.

Seven Days in Edgy Italy

Top 5 Culinary Tours around the World

If youre hoping for an immaculate Tuscan villa, dont get your hopes up. After all, if you want to taste the most authentic of Italian dishes, you need to go to Seliano, which sits 50 miles from Naples. The working farm is very near the Paestrum, and is run by the farming family of Baratta.

The farm has an inn which is also home to the cook of food writer Arthur Schwartz. Arthur Schwartz is also the author of a cookbook, Food Maven, and the more celebrated Naples at the Table. During the tour, youll get to enjoy cooking classes in the morning (for the first three days), and two days dedicated to excursions which will certainly make your knowledge of the Italian culture richer.

Schwartz also has a partner in this tour who happens to be an archeologist named Bob Harned. Harned will guide you through Stabia which is an old city already buried by Vesuvius ash, and the Greek ruins of the Paestrum which is exactly 2,600 years old. The tour lasts for seven days, and costs about $3,650 per head. Its usually scheduled between September and November.

Japan for the Foodies

Top 5 Culinary Tours around the World

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