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8 Day Wine and Cooking Holiday in Saumur, Loire Valley

La Maison Blanche dc, Saumur, France

Loire Valley Wine and Cooking Food Vacation

Come and join La Maison Blanche dc for this amazing cooking and wine vacation in the Loire Valley, France. Stay in the 19th century manor house which is located in Saumur, the jewel of the Loire Valley. You will get enough time to relax by the pool with a glass of wine and a snack. You can walk to a cafe or restaurant, visit the many shops in the town, walk along the Thouet River, or walk to the beautiful churches and the Chateau of Saumur.

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Highlights

  • French cooking classes and dinners
  • Visit to a vignoble with wine tasting session
  • Guided ride along the Loire and a hot air balloon ride
  • Visit Chinon, Candes, Fontevraud, and Montsoreau
  • Shop, and visit sites and chateau around the town
  • Airport transfers, and local driver and guide
  • Daily traditional French breakfast
  • 7 nights accommodations

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5 days with instruction in English
The organizer also speaks: French
Group size: Minimum of 2 participants
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Accommodation

Check-in Time:
16:00
Check-out Time:
10:00

Facilities

  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Barbeque facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace

During this holiday, you will be staying at La Maison Blanche dc. The property consists of four bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, plus a guest house. The property opens by an automatic gate into a garden of white flowers, herbs and vegetables, a heated infinity pool, barbecue, outdoor shower, waterfall, terraces, and outdoor gym equipment.

The main house

The RDC consists of a breakfast area, a large kitchen with a professional la Canche cuisiniere, two dishwashers, two clothes washers, two clothes dryers, a side by side refrigerator, freezer, or bio fresh and American appliances, a powder room, and a reading area with a fireplace.

The first floor consists of a salon, two large seating areas, a glass tiled floor, and an Erard 1900 baby grand piano, master bedroom with a king size bed, walk-in closets, seating area, and a flat-screen television. The master bath has a claw foot tub, shower, and a fireplace.

The right wing consists of master suite with a flat screen television, DVD, seating area, games, toys, and a full bath. The left wing consists of two guest rooms with king size beds, one with a flat-screen television, computer, printer, fax, full cable and internet access, a fully equipped gym with a television and guest bath

There are 13 ceiling fans throughout the house, air conditioning in the bedrooms, an alarm system, a safe, indoor or outdoor music system, CNN, five televisions, cordless telephones, and high chair.

The guest house

The house consists of a daybed, small kitchen, eating area, and a loft with a queen size bed, bath, flat screen television, cordless telephones, air conditioner, and music system.

Facilities

Ground floor

  • On the main entrance-to the left is breakfast room-long table with eight chairs
  • Straight ahead is a staircase
  • To the right is a love seat and two upholstered chairs followed by the island (14' long) included in the island is a double hooded la Canche stove with six burners / electric stove / gas stove / sloe cooker / grill
  • Warmer cabinet and storage drawers, two porcelain sinks and five bar stools
  • Walk up one step and this is the "L" shape of the house
  • There will be fridge / bio fresh / freezer-storage cabinet, two washers, two dryers, two dishwashers
  • Two 60-inch round tables, second staircase, WC, two upholstered chairs and ottoman, fireplace, library

First floor

  • From main staircase, there will be salon with four oversized sofas and two ottomans plus baby grand piano
  • Walking through an archway on the other side of the "L", there will be king bed with sofa at its foot, staircase, clawed tub, Italian shower (5'x6'), wc, sink

Second floor (above master bedroom)

  • King bed (two twin beds attached)
  • Daybed
  • 1 full sofa bed
  • 1 twin sofa bed
  • Bathroom shower toilet sink

Second floor (above salon)

  • 2 bedrooms both with king beds
  • 1 bathroom shower toilet sink
  • Gym

Program

Saturday

  • Arrive at 4:00 p.m. with a welcome basket
  • Relax by the pool
  • Dinner with a private chef

Sunday

  • Hot air ballooning
  • Eat lunch (or dinner) in a local restaurant

Monday

  • Morning savonnerie
  • Afternoon cooking class and dinner
  • Cooking can be in the morning or afternoon. In general, it is preferred in the afternoon unless participants want to change.

Tuesday

  • Shop and visit sites and chateau around town with a guide
  • Cooking class and dinner

Wednesday

  • Visit Chinon-Candes-Fontevraud-Montsoreau with driver and guide
  • Visit a vignoble with a guide, have a wine tasting session along with dinner

Thursday

  • Ride along the Loire with driver and guide
  • Stop at St. Hilaire St. Florent-Chenuette-Genes-Le Thoureil
  • Cooking class and dinner

Friday

  • Ride along the Loire to Angers with driver and guide with stops along the way
  • Cooking and grande finale farewell dinner

Saturday

  • Depart by 10:00 a.m. to airport

Included excursions

  • Visit Chinon, Candes, Fontevraud, and Montsoreau
  • Shop, and visit sites and chateau around town with guide
  • Guided visit to a vignoble for a wine tasting session
  • Ride along the Loire with driver and guide
  • Stop at St. Hilaire St. Florent-Chenuette-Genes-Le Thoureil
  • Ride along the Loire to Angers with driver and guide with stops along the way

Instructors

Romuald Hardou

Olivier Schvirtz

Eric Bichon

Erik Maillard

Location

This holiday will take place in Saumur, France. Saumur is situated between Angers and Tours with charming villages along the way. Saumur is known for its Tank Museum (the largest in Europe), the Cadre Noir, and the National Equestrian School, as well as for their fabulous Saumur Champigny wines and goat cheese.

Features

General

  • Barbeque facilities
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Terrace

Food

During this holiday, you will be served daily breakfast and dinner. Food will be traditional French food unless otherwise specified. Chef Olivier is an exceptional traditional chef specializing in vegetable dishes. There will always be time to relax by the pool with a glass of wine and a snack.

The daily breakfast will include:

  • Freshly ground coffee and Nespresso
  • Make your own tea bags and tea by Dammann
  • Homemade yogurt, butter, and confiture and bread
  • Fresh croissants, pain au chocolate, pain au raisin, fer a cheval, and other viennoisier

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • Cooking classes
  • Wine tasting
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Visit Chinon, Candes, Fontevraud, and Montsoreau
  • Shop, and visit sites and chateau around town with guide
  • Guided visit to a vignoble for a wine tasting session
  • Ride along the Loire with driver and guide
  • Stop at St. Hilaire St. Florent-Chenuette-Genes-Le Thoureil
  • Ride along the Loire to Angers with driver and guide with stops along the way
  • Breakfasts and dinners
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Restaurant on Sunday
  • Transfer to and from the airport
  • Local driver and local guide
  • 7 nights accommodations

What's not included

  • Airfare

How to get there

Recommended Airports

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Nantes Atlantique Airport (NTE) or Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG).

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
8 days / 7 nights
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Minimum group size

This trip requires a minimum of 2 participants

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