If you’re looking for a holiday destination where you can embrace your inner foodie, check out these top five locations for food lovers. Whether you want a holiday sampling international cuisine or a weekend break full of street markets, these top five locations are sure to get your taste buds tingling. Bon appetit!
We couldn’t have a top five without Italy. This European location is well known as being a travel hot spot for food lovers. Famous for its pizza, pasta and gelato but there’s more to Italian cuisine than just pizza! Italy is home to the third best restaurant in the world, Osteria Francescana in Modena. From street food to fine dining, sample traditional Italian cooking on a trip to this European City.
Taking place from the 23rd-26th July is Stragusto, an international street food festival bringing you the flavours of the Mediterranean. To sample a range of Italian delights, book a trip with Ebookers.com and take advantage of up to 30% off worldwide hotels as well as up to 5% cashback!
If you want to master the art of traditional French cooking on your travels, book a three day all inclusive French cookery break with Wowcher. Stay in a 19th century farmhouse set within beautiful countryside in the vineyard-covered Valley du Loir in Northern France. Learn how to cook delicious French meals with a group of travellers and when you are not busy in the kitchen, relax outside in the farmhouse grounds including an orchard and a secret garden terrace. This cooking trip is just £149pp plus you will also earn 5% cashback!
Chocolate and cheese lovers will love this country, famous for giving us the luxury taste of Lindt chocolate, Switzerland is a must see for foodies! Book a tour of the picturesque Appenzell region with Isango! and visit the famous Lindt and Sprüngli Factory Shop, the factory where Appenzeller cheese is made and enjoy a cheese tasting session. Indulge in the luxury offerings of these region and buy a few treats to take home. Book this tour for £71.08 from Isango! and you will also receive 6% cashback!
The Catalonian region of Spain is an area which has been producing delicious wine for many years. If you enjoy the sparkling taste of cava, take a tour of Sitges and Freixenet’s Cava Wine Cellars. This trip from Dosomethingdifferent.com will take you on a tour of Friexenet’s underground cava wine cellars by train where you will be able to sample some sparkling cava. You will also see some of Catalonia’s best beaches as well as take a walking tour of the picturesque village of Sitges. Book with Dosomethingdifferent.com for £43 per person and you will also receive 5% cashback!
Learn the culinary art of authentic Portuguese cooking with a chef-led masterclass. Learn about regional culinary specialities and gain new skills that you can take back home. You will discover not only the techniques but also the history that goes into creating traditional Portuguese dishes. Create and devour a delicious three course meal accompanied by excellent Portuguese wine , you will also learn about the fresh ingredients that go into making your dishes. Book this experience with Expedia and you will also earn 12% cashback on activity bookings.