Bistronomy in Languedoc

 A gastronomic discovery in Languedoc, in the south of France.

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22 - 28 May / 11 - 17 September, 2017

Tour description

One of our most popular tours! Begin this autumn in the picturesque area of France - sunny and beautiful Languedoc! 

Accomodation: in the magnificent corner of France, among the plains, mountains and garrigues, a veritable castle is hidden - the wine estate Château de Valloubière. You will see a real daily life of winemakers, meet and talk to the owners of this estate, appreciate their hospitality and love for their work. Every evening, a delicious dinner, made by chef of the château, is served in a large dining room. As an accompaniment to dishes, we will taste different local wines of Valloubière. Sauna, hammam (steam bath), jacuzzi, gym, open and indoor pool with with artificial stream are at your disposal! During this tour you will also enjoy a compliment of Château: a free massage, that you will definitely want to repeat.

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Day 1

 

 

 

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Day 2

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • Walk around the village of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert - one of the most beautiful villages of France. Lunch in the restaurant of real pirates!
  • Visite to winemaker Virgile Joli and his winery.
  • Dinner with the winemaker at the "rustic" table in the guesthouse "Mimosa".

 

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Day 3

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • We leave for the former capital of Languedoc – Montpellier. Walk around Écusson, the historic centre of Montpellier, the author's story of the city. Tasting in the James' grocery store. The direct path from producer to consumer. 
  • Free time in Montpellier. Shopping. 
  • Dinner in the bistronomic restaurant "Petit Jardin" in the historic centre of the city. 
  • Return to the estate.

  

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Day 4

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • Visite to the wine estate of Château de Jonquières, wine tasting with appetizers.   
  • Return to the estate. Swimming pool, jacuzzi.
  • Culinary workshop with chef Aurélien.
  • Dinner at the estate with a degustation of wines "Château de Valloubière".  
  • Visit to the unique Grotte de Clamouse and the ancient Pont de Diable.

 

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Day 5

 

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • Visit to the oyster farm on the Bassin de Thau. Degustation of the fresh oysters and Thiel - a seafood pie, made by a secret recipe.
  • Boat trip on the Bassin de Thau.
  • Visit to the vermouth factory Noily Prat, tasting.
  • Rest in the estate.
  • Dinner at the estate with a degustation of wines "Château de Valloubière"

 

 

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Day 6

 

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • Visit to the city of La Grande Motte. Walk along the seashore and lunch with mussels by the seaside.
  • Rest on the private beach and an aperitif-banquet in the evening.

 

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Day 7

  • French breakfast in the estate.
  • Departure.
  • Transfer to the airport.

 

To book a tour