Food Adventures

One of the most enjoyable ways to experience a new destination is through its cuisine. Suitable for foodies and novice tasters alike, a Not in the Guidebooks food adventure guarantees an experience like no other. From tasting tours to foraging, you’ll learn more about the local fare and how gastronomy plays an important of local culture.

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  • Italian Cooking in Lake Garda

    4 hours Italy

    Learn to cook delicious Italian food during a hands-on cooking lesson in a professional restaurant kitchen for a relaxin..

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    £128 pp
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  • Cooking and Wine-Tasting in Tuscany

    7 Nights Italy

    Promising to be not only a cooking experience but also a cultural one, this family-run 7 night Italian cooking and wine ..

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    £1591 pp
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  • French Cookery and Gastronomy Holiday

    7 Night France

    Set in a beautiful 19th century farmhouse sitting in 50 acres of countryside, you'll learn to cook tasty French cuisine ..

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    £1890 pp*
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  • Royal Whisky & Cheese Tour

    9 hours Scotland

    Discover Royal Deeside’s beautiful landscape and amazing local produce on a journey fit for a Queen! Visit the royal c..

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    £139 pp
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  • Evening Food Tasting Tour in Ibiza

    3,5 Hours Spain

    Explore the flavours of Ibiza found in its old, winding back streets, allowing you to immerse yourself in the delicious ..

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    £105 pp
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  • Wine Tasting and Tapas Like a Local

    3.5 Hours Spain

    Think you know about Spanish wine? Become an expert in local wine with a customised lesson and tasting session, led by a..

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    £157 pp
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  • A Local Porto Food Experience

    4 Hours Portugal

    Properly get to know Porto's rich culture and gorgeously slow lifestyle on a tour that gets you off the beaten track, an..

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    £66 pp*
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  • Local Culinary Experience in the Algarve

    4 hours Portugal

    Experience this traditional cooking class and visit to a local market in the Algarve - not one to be missed!

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    £157 pp
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  • Barcelona Food & Wine Tour with a Sommelier

    3 hrs Spain

    Discover Spain’s exceptional wines and delicious food! On this tour you will experience authentic Spanish flavours thr..

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    £100 pp
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    Why should you try our food activities?

    It’s never too late to try something new, and with one of our food adventures you’ll try a range of different flavours and open up a whole new world of tastes and aromas. There are opportunities to learn a new cooking skill to take home and impress your friends with an exotic dish! It doesn’t matter whether you’re a professional chef or you just want to find out more about the types of traditional food you’ve seen in the street – a food activity is a great way to connect with the local people.

    What type of food adventures do we offer?

    From entering a local’s kitchen to a guided tour around a locally produced food market we have something for everyone. If you love food as much as we do, take a look at some of our favourite foodie tours and adventures.

    Cook Like a Local, Sri Lanka

    Galle is the ideal place to learn the foundations of Southern Sri Lankan cooking. A famous local chef will teach you how to make traditional Ceylon dishes while explaining the origins of each staple food. You’ll then get to sample your good work by sitting down to eat the delicious authentic dinner you’ve just made from locally sourced ingredients.

    Global Explorer, Sydney

    Don’t miss this 3.5 hour guided global tasting tour, where you’ll experience flavours from across the world in one tiny corner of Sydney. Our local guides will take you on a culinary journey, sharing their secrets of the best places to eat in the city. You’ll visit markets, cafes and shops to gain fascinating insights into the diverse food tourism in the area – cramming in lots of local delicacies along the way.

    Beach Kitchen, Cape Town

    If you want to combine adventure with gastronomy, this gourmet food extravaganza in a secret location is definitely for you. You’ll be taken to a secret secluded beach location before our local guide serves up a mussel feast and fresh side plates. Not only will you get to enjoy this beautiful meal watching the sunset across Camps Bay, but you’ll also have the opportunity to jump into the refreshing water or go snorkelling to check out the wildlife by the rocks.

    If you love food festival activities or simply enjoying the best of the local cuisine, get in touch with us today and we’ll recommend a gourmet experience for your destination.

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