Culinary Journey Through France

Join us on a journey to discover French cuisine, where every meal is a celebration of culinary excellence.
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Join us on a journey to discover French cuisine, where every meal is a celebration of culinary excellence. From the elegant streets of Paris to the vineyard-laden landscapes of Bordeaux and the culinary capital of Lyon, prepare to immerse yourself in a world of exquisite flavors, gourmet delights, and unforgettable dining experiences.

 

Les Sources de Caudalie, Bordeaux French Cuisine Exploration

Days 1–2: Paris

Day 1

Morning: Arrival in Paris and check-in at the Four Seasons Hotel George V, a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the heart of Paris.

Afternoon: Begin your culinary adventure with a gourmet food tour of Paris. Explore the vibrant food markets, such as Marché d’Aligre or Marché Bastille, and indulge in French delicacies like cheese, pastries, and chocolates.

Evening: Enjoy dinner at Le Cinq, a three Michelin-starred restaurant located within the Four Seasons Hotel George V. Experience exquisite French haute cuisine crafted by Chef Christian Le Squer.

French Cuisine and Culinary Experiences

Day 2

French Cuisine

Morning: Participate in a cooking class at Le Cordon Bleu Paris. Learn the art of French cuisine from expert chefs and prepare traditional dishes like coq au vin or beef bourguignon.

Afternoon: Explore the iconic neighborhood of Montmartre, known for its charming streets and artistic heritage. Stop by local bakeries for freshly baked baguettes and pastries.

Evening: Dine at Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée, a three Michelin-starred restaurant offering innovative and refined French cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients.

Days 3–4: Bordeaux

Day 3

Morning: Travel to Bordeaux, the world-renowned wine capital of France. Check-in at Les Sources de Caudalie, a luxurious spa hotel nestled among vineyards.

Afternoon: Embark on a wine tasting tour of the prestigious Bordeaux wine region. Visit Château Margaux or Château Haut-Brion for a guided tasting of their acclaimed wines.

Evening: Enjoy a gourmet dinner at La Grand’Vigne, the two Michelin-starred restaurant at Les Sources de Caudalie. Indulge in a gastronomic journey inspired by the flavors of Southwest France.

 

Day 4

Le Malabar- Paris, France

Morning: Visit the historic village of Saint-Émilion, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its medieval architecture and world-class wines. Explore the underground cellars of prestigious wineries like Château Ausone or Château Canon.

Afternoon: Have a leisurely lunch at a local brasserie, savoring classic French dishes paired with Bordeaux wines.

Evening: Return to Bordeaux for dinner at Gordon Ramsay au Pressoir d’Argent, a two Michelin-starred restaurant offering contemporary French cuisine with a British twist.

 

 

Days 5-6: Lyon

 

Day 5

Morning: Travel to Lyon, the gastronomic capital of France. Check-in at Villa Florentine, a luxury hotel overlooking the city.

Afternoon: Explore the historic Old Town (Vieux Lyon) and its traditional bouchons, where you can sample Lyonnais specialties like quenelles and saucisson.

Evening: Dine at Paul Bocuse’s L’Auberge du Pont de Collonges, a legendary three Michelin-starred restaurant serving classic French cuisine in an elegant setting

.Villa Florentine, Lyon France

Day 6

Morning: Take a guided tour of Les Halles de Lyon-Paul Bocuse, a famous indoor food market showcasing the best of Lyonnais gastronomy. Taste local cheeses, charcuterie, and artisanal chocolates.

Afternoon: Enjoy a leisurely boat cruise along the Rhône River, admiring the picturesque landscapes of the Lyon region.

Evening: Indulge in a farewell dinner at La Mère Brazier, a two Michelin-starred restaurant known for its traditional Lyonnais cuisine and impeccable service.

Seine River Boat- Paris French Cuisine

Day 7: Departure

Morning: Enjoy a relaxing morning at Villa Florentine before checking out.

Afternoon: Transfer to Lyon Airport for your departure, taking with you unforgettable memories of your culinary journey through France.

 

Are your ready to immerse yourself in French cuisine and culinary delights galore?

We hope this itinerary gives you or motivates you to go on an inspired adventure of a lifetime. Whether it’s experiencing a unique winery in the Bordeaux region, or learning about the art of bread making in Paris, France will take you on a gastronomic journey unlike no other.

With Majestic Destinations, we’ll customize your trip to your liking. Wheter you find yourself inspired by the cobblestone streets of Paris and its vibrant food markets or renowned establishments like Le Cinq and Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée are more up your alley, we’ll e here to help.

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