Discover the beautiful city of Strasbourg at the most magical time of the year on a luxury 3 night Christmas market bre[..]
From £1295 pp
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Kick back, fill up your glass, look out over some impossibly picturesque countryside, and feel the pace of life slow… right… down. Our wine holidays are about connecting you with a region properly, this means taking time to savour a culture and a landscape just as much as the quality wines that are produced there.
Whether it’s discovering a delicate Cabernet in the hillside surrounding Bordeaux, cycling the country lanes that criss-cross the stunning vineyards in the Loire Valley, or learning to cook French cuisine with perfectly paired rosé in Provence, every wine holiday in France should be this immersive.
Immerse yourself in French life on this 5 night/6 day cooking & wine course that promises not only a cooking experience [..]
From £1197 pp
Learn everything about the Loire Valley, Vineyards and Wines
From £150 -320pp (Depending on group size)
Cycle through the vineyards in the old region of St Emilion and visit a Chateau for wine tasting and a gastronomic lunch[..]
£183 - £320pp (Depending on group size)
Few regions on earth are as closely associated with wine as Bordeaux and its surrounding countryside. The largest wine-growing region in France has literally thousands of suppliers producing the famous Bordeaux wine, so why pick anywhere else for the ultimate wine experience?
If there's a landscape that demands a high-quality wine holiday as much as the pure azure seas, the glitzy towns and the towering hills and cliffs of the French Riviera, then we're yet to find it. Head here and live the proper French Riviera life, with a glass of chilled champagne in hand and without a care in the world.
Gascony, although many may not know it, produces some of the best white wines in the south of France, and in fact the world. To visit the region without a wine tasting, vineyard tour or simply without relaxing far from any hustle and bustle with a crisp glass of this famous white is, in our eyes, a bit of a crime.
The Loire Valley is a truly magical region of France. How better to while away your time than by cycling through endless vineyards, from majestic chateaux to even more majestic chateaux, stopping only to admire your surroundings and a crisp glass of one of the region's famous white wines?
Get properly off the beaten track on a wine holiday in Nouvelle-Aquitaine, discover rustic, tucked-away vineyards and 5th generation producers using techniques steeped in tradition. If you're looking for a truly authentic, truly local wine holiday, the Nouvelle-Aquitaine is the place for you.
One of the most underrated wine regions in France, the Romans called it provincia nostra ("our province"), and they knew a thing or two about wine. Enjoy the lush countryside, the slow pace of life and the stunning choice of local wine on one of our bespoke wine holidays.
The French view wine as absolutely central to a content way of life, and we agree. It’s something that brings people together, to bond a group of friends or family.
And French wine is about so much more than merlot, champagne and cabernet sauvignon, (though they are classics for a reason). A wine holiday in France will reveal to you the complexity of French grapes and the connection the wines have with the landscape – all whilst helping you understand French culture and how it is reflected in their wine.
A French wine holiday helps you truly get in touch with an area’s heritage and culture, it’s landscape and physical conditions, and how they all come together to produce incredible, world-leading wines. It’s about exploring via bike, hike and tastebuds, about meeting the people who produce such a luxury that is craved all over the world.
With local producers, fourth-generation artisans and family-run estates showing you the way around French wines, you’ll return with new skills and satisfied tastebuds.
Explore one of the many diverse regions in France on a pure wine holiday, or combine your experience with another passion like cooking, painting, or cycling.
Taste stunning Bordeaux’s on the outskirts of this fascinating city or experience a wine holiday of gliding between the opulent chateaux’s in the Loire Valley, trying crisp white wines along the way.
Head to the glamourous French Riviera and relax on a harbour brimming with white gleaming yachts as you sip champagne, or get to the rustic heart of Gascony for a truly off the beaten track experience.
Whatever your tastes, you can find a wine holiday in France to indulge your inner sommelier and a group of like-minded people to experience it with. Never settle for an ordinary French holiday again.
Fervent wine lovers, beginners who struggle to tell their Medoc’s from their Merlot’s – everyone is welcome on one of our French wine holidays.
You’ll meet people of all ages and nationalities on cooking holidays in France, from solo travellers to couples to friends. Some love local, seasonal wines, others are simply looking for a getaway that blends relaxation with true indulgence.
All that’s required is a passion for wine, a love of relaxation and a thirst for new adventures. Sound like you?
Thousands of people have already discovered that our eclectic mix of wine holidays in France are as diverse as the people who go on them. Come and join them.
We’re passionate about helping people find the most amazing experiences on their travels, through meeting local people, exploring new places, and discovering alternative activities that make holidays special. We do this by carefully selecting partners in countries around the world who are experts in their local area, sourcing interesting people who can guide you through immersive experiences.
We’ve got local partners all across France, from the Mediterranean coast to the wild beaches of Britanny. Choosing a Not In The Guidebooks holiday in France means you don’t have to choose between a beach holiday or an activity-filled break, you can get the best of both worlds with a unique trip.