French Cooking Vacations

Your cooking vacation or cooking class in France with The International Kitchen means authenticity, fabulous food, and fun. Learn to make local recipes and the traditional dishes of French cuisine such as boeuf bourguignon, coq au vin, cassoulet and confit de canard during your amazing cooking classes. From the Mediterranean cuisine of Provence to the duck of Gascony, to the pastries of Paris, we can help you master French cuisine during a fun and delectable cooking vacation or one-day cooking class.

Explore the remarkable produce and seafood of the sunny south of France, and taste some of the world’s best wines and cheeses while relaxing at country vineyards or exploring chic wine shops and bistros.

A full French culinary tour with The International Kitchen will include:

  • Hands-on cookery courses
  • Excursions to local towns and cultural sites
  • Visits to markets, wineries, farms, and more
  • Accommodations in everything from simple B&B properties to deluxe private villas and hotels

Regions we visit in France:

  • Brittany: Visit this region for a fascinating mix of Celtic and French culture and plenty of fresh seafood.
  • Burgundy: Experience this region’s fine wines and classic dishes like boeuf bourguignon and coq au vin.
  • Languedoc: From pork and duck dishes in the mountains to an abundance of fish in the plains, this region offers a little bit of everything.
  • Loire: With its stunning chateaux and world-class wineries, the Loire Valley is full of grand history and architecture.
  • Normandy: Explore miles of coastline, stunning countryside, and delectable local specialties while visiting Normandy.
  • Paris (Ile de France): Experience the City of Lights like an insider with hands-on cooking classes, gastronomic tours, and a room in the center of the city.
  • Provence/Cote d’Azur: Explore the famed land of lavender, fine wines, flavorful produce, fresh fish, and succulent meats.
  • Rhone Alps: The Rhone Alps are an international Mecca for foodies, making this the perfect region for a French cooking vacation.
  • Southwest France: Visit this region for the ultimate wine tours or cooking classes in the true heart of French cuisine.

Our France Cooking Vacations


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View of the vineyards in the Montaigne de Reims, visited on a wine tour of Champagne country

Celebrating Champagne Country

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3 Nights Starting At $2,250

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Lavender hanging at the market on a French culinary tour

Cuisine and Culture of Provence

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6 Nights Starting At $3,250

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Fresh produce at market during your culinary vacation in Provence

A Gastronomic Holiday in Aix-en-Provence

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5 Nights Starting At $2,450

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Closeup of mustard in France

Colors of Burgundy

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6 Nights Starting At $3,500

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Cooking together with truffles in France

Delectable Dordogne: Land of the Black Truffle

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5 Nights Starting At $1,750

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Chicken and potatoes in Normandy, home for your culinary vacation in France

Discover Normandy

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4 or 6 Nights Starting At $1,675

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Canal du Midi on a foodie tour in France

Savor the Flavors of the Languedoc

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6 Nights Starting At $3,300

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The wines of Bordeaux sampled on a culinary tour of France

Best of Bordeaux

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5 Nights Starting At $2,800

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Braised meat dish on your gourmet cooking vacation in France

Cooking in Gascony

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3 or 5 Nights Starting At $1,005

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France Cooking Vacations and Dining in Provence

Bonjour Provence

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6 Nights Starting At $4,490

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Group of culinary travelers on a cooking vacation in France

Robert Ash Cookery School

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5 Nights Starting At $2,315

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Bottles of Cognac ready for a tasting during a food and wine tour of France

Discover Cognac Country: From Vine to Glass

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3 Nights Starting At $2,290

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Closeup of French desserts

Terroir, Touring, and Tasting

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4 Nights Starting At $2,800

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Chateau of Cheverny on a culinary vacation in the Loire Valley

Grand Tour of the Loire

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4 Nights Starting At $2,300

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Cheese, wine, and bread on your Bordeaux cooking vacation and wine tour

Foodie Paradise in Burgundy

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6 Nights Starting At $2,450

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View of the mountains during your cooking vacation in the French Alps

Cooking in the French Alps

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6 Nights Starting At $3,500

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Avignon's bridge and Popes' Palace on a French cooking vacation

Discover Provence

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6 Nights Starting At $3,100

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Gourmet dessert made during France cooking classes

Gourmet Cuisine in France

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5 Nights Starting At $2,250

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French pastries on display during your culinary tour of France

A Parisian Rendezvous

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4 Nights Starting At $1,290

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Lobster dish on a culinary tour of Burgundy

Elegant Burgundy

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6 Nights Starting At $3,500

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Poule au Pot on French culinary tour

Cooking in Brittany

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6 Nights Starting At $2,190

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Dueling in the Loire Valley

Biking and Cooking in the Loire Valley

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4 Nights Starting At $2,450

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