Gourmet Breaks in France

All of our holidays are individually tailored to your specific requirements, and each one is therefore unique.

Please phone (0208 166 5961) or email ( for further information and a personalised quote for your unique French Chateau Holiday experience.

The following is an example of the type of itinerary we offer:

Luxury Gourmet Breaks France

  • Thursday 23 May 2019 – Departure Central London to Poitiers on Eurostar / TGV standard class return.
  • Private luxury coach transfer (about one hour south of Poitiers) to a splendid 16th Century Chateau in Charente South West France and fully refurbished in 2016.
  • Champagne & French Caviar canapés on arrival
  • Check-in to individual guest room – free time relaxation until dinner. (walk in the grounds or dip to the heated pool)
  • Aperitif followed by three course French gourmet dinner freshly prepared by two qualified Chef on premises including wine
  • Friday 24 May: Private transfer / Full day in Cognac – visit / lunch and tasting. three visits including 2 famous Cognac brands such as Hennessy and Rémy Martin plus a winegrower/distiller visit and a tour in the vineyard)
  • Lunch locally beverages included (1 local aperitif, 2 glasses of wine and coffee) accompanied by a local Cognac expert guide.
  • Return to Chateau – aperitif followed by a variety of French canapés then three course gourmet Dinner including wine
  • Saturday 25 May morning: Initiation to French cooking class with the duty Chef - 09:30 to 11:00 am following by 11:00 to 12:00 wine expert course with a qualified Bordeaux Sommelier.
  • Lunch - free afternoon relaxing by the pool or visit to Poitiers.
  • Afternoon tea and snacks available for guests staying at the Chateau. (board and card games available)
  • Saturday afternoon: private transfer / departure 13:30 - Free afternoon in Poitiers city centre – departure 18:00 back to the Chateau
  • Saturday evening: Aperitif followed by a variety of French Canapés then three course dinner including wine
  • Sunday 26 May: Full day / Visit of St Emilion village (Near Bordeaux classified as UNESCO world heritage site) Vineyard visit & tasting & lunch at Chateau de Ferrand (Grand Cru classé)
  • Second afternoon vineyard visit & tasting at Chateau La Riviere (Grand Cru de Bordeaux)
  • Return to Chateau - Aperitif followed by canapés then three course dinner including wine
  • Monday 27 May: Full day at the Futuroscope Leisure Park Poitiers (Theme park based upon multimedia cinematographic futuroscope and audio-visual techniques. It has several 3D cinemas and a few 4D cinemas along with other attractions and shows)
  • Monday evening: aperitif / canapés then farewell three course dinner including wine
  • Tuesday 28 May: Transfer to Poitiers station for journey back to London (alternative mode of transport such as flights offered).

The above itinerary was based on 60 guests sharing on average a double room or twin room, the cost covering those dates inclusive of all excursions, breakfast, meals (dinners and lunches where specified), transfers, flights, cooking lessons, Sommelier visits, in-house staff is £1,284.00 per person.

Please phone (0208 166 5961) or email ( for further information and a personalised quote for your unique French Chateau Holiday experience.

Featuring Stunning French Chateaux
French Flair Ltd.
Kemp House
160 City Road
Tel: 0208 166 5961
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