Culinary Vacations
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The view of the sea from A Mediterranean Cooking Experience.
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Time to Start Planning Diane Visiting Italy
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Spend a week at a 5* hotel exploring one of the most beautiful and famous coastlines in the world.

Enjoying a wine tasting tour in Tuscany with The International Kitchen.
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Food for the Soul Robert, Visiting Tuscany

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Italy
Sunset over medieval Cortona in Tuscany.

Tuscan Splendor

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $2,830

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Experience the authentic Tuscany of your dreams on a journey to the this deluxe family-owned property.

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The Best of Italy Susan, Visiting Northern Italy
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Taste the flavors and wines of northern Italy on this private tour to Piedmont and Liguria, including the Cinque Terre.

A tasty Greek salad made during a Greek cooking vacation with The International Kitchen.
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Greece
Lunch by the sea in Greece on a Greek culinary tour

Greek Cooking Odyssey

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7 Nights Starting At $2,630

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Enjoy our best-selling Greek culinary tour, full of delectable food and great memories.

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Your Dream Vacation Sandro Visiting Portugal

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Portugal

Delectable Portugal in Historic Évora

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5 Nights Starting At $3,390

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Explore the beauty of sunny Portugal on an authentic and unforgettable culinary vacation....

Worldwide Best Food Tours & Cooking Vacations

Discover the local food, culture, and people of the world's top tour destinations on our cooking vacations and culinary tours.

We have specialized in private, custom, and small group cooking vacations since 1994. Our tours provide authentic, intimate, and unique foodie experiences that will satisfy your tastebuds and your love of travel! Our tours are designed to satisfy you, whether you want to cook traditional Italian food with a “nonna,” taste the wines of Burgundy at countryside vineyards, explore the markets of Mexico, or discover the street food of Vietnam. Through visits with artisan food producers, farmers, cheese-makers, bakers, pizzaioli, and more, you will discover the rich culture of the country you are visiting, and make friends to last a lifetime.

Why book your culinary vacation with The International Kitchen? When you book a trip with us you’re not just getting an authentic and top quality cooking vacation, you are entrusting your trip to a group of expert, experienced, and passionate tour coordinators and fellow foodies who are dedicated to making sure you have the ultimate culinary vacation and foodie tour.  Give us a call—we’re here to help you find the trip of your dreams.

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Making pasta on a cooking vacation in Tuscany

Living the Real Tuscan Dream

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6 Nights Starting At $3,400

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Spaghetti with mussels and clams as prepared on a cooking vacation on the Amalfi Coast

Food & Wine Tasting Tour in Puglia, Italy

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6 Nights Starting At $3,750

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Sunset over the vineyards of Chianti during our wine tours Tuscany Italy.

Antinori’s Noble Winery Tours in Chianti Classico

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $3,200

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Lunch by the sea in Greece on a Greek culinary tour

Greek Cooking Odyssey

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7 Nights Starting At $2,630

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Custom Food Tours

Which of our trips can be customized? Any of them! We can also start from scratch and design a tour entirely around your personal wishes, even in regions you don’t see represented among our current offerings. Our decades of working exclusively in the field of culinary tourism mean we have contacts all over the world, and can put together custom cooking vacations and foodie tours usually in about 48 hours or less. Just give us a call or send us an email and we’ll get the process started! Contact Us

How About a One-Day Class?

For those who don’t have time for a full culinary vacation, The International Kitchen offers one-day cooking classes in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Argentina, and more. Our cooking courses provide an authentic and educational cooking experience that is rich in both culture and cuisine – not to mention being a lot of fun. If you don’t see your destination of choice listed, please contact us about a custom class, as we may still be able to make your culinary dreams come true. Learn More

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France
Tasting of brut and demi-sec white champagne sparkling wine in Champagne vineyards, France

Best of Champagne: French Wine Tour in Champagne

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2 or 3 Nights Starting At $1,450

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Client Testimonial

Cooking in the French Alps

Deborah T., California

“Overall, the cooking program in the French Alps was a wonderful culinary and cultural experience provided with great heart, warmth, hospitality and pride by the hosts!!!”

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Place Plumereau in the old town of Tours France.

French Foodie Getaway in Tours

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2 Nights Starting At $1,060

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