Let's face it, it's highly unlikely that Father's Day will be as hyped up as Mother's Day. In our opinion, it's definitely one of the most understated holidays of the year.
Whether we are talking about our own dad or the father to your children, remember that he's a dad 365 days of the year and only gets this one special holiday to truly "rule" the house. These special men in our lives deserve to be pampered. This year, let's make sure that Father's Day doesn't slip under the radar.
On top of cooking and/or treating him with a celebratory Father's Day dinner, why not think out of the box and go all out? Let him know just how much he is appreciated and surprise him with a last minute Father's Day present that he’ll never forget!
We believe that a scrumptious culinary holiday would be a fitting gift for the occasion. Why - you ask? Because he'll not only get to enjoy the food he loves, he'll also get to learn how to create his most favorite meals all year round!
Should you be in need of some great ideas, don’t fret cause we've got you covered. From cycling to wine escapades, check out this list of some of our favorite manly cooking holidays for the awesome dad(s) in your life.
Live a Hungarian adventure of taste and nature. Photo credit: Katica Guesthouse Aggtelek
Katica Guesthouse Aggtelek’s 2 days cooking vacation in Hungary is perfect for the busy dads with a love of the meat dishes featured in the Hungarian cuisine. And after all the eating, he can to enjoy the majestic scenery as two cave visits are part of the package. Breakfast and two gourmet dinners are also included. During the spare time, he can go on hikes or ride a bike around the wonderful Hungarian landscape.
An array of mouthwatering pasta dishes awaits at Borgo Pianello! Photo credit: Borgo Pianello
Pasta is the favorite dish for many people – and this certainly includes dads. If your father and/or husband is a big fan of pasta, there’s no better place to learn how to make homemade pasta than its birthplace – Italy! During this 5 days cooking vacation, participants will learn to prepare handmade pasta and pizza in the authentic Italian way. You will also get to try mouthwatering Italian dishes that you will then be able to remake as soon as you get home.
Aside from enjoying the delicious food, the father figure in your life will also have plenty of opportunities to relax and immerse himself in the beautiful, uncontaminated landscape of Borgo Pianello!
Immerse in the ambiance of Provence. Photo credit: Food N' Wine Vacations
If he happens to be a wine aficionado, what better way to show how much you appreciate him by sending him off to a wine tasting holiday in Provence, France? Through this package, he will spend seven days exploring the lifestyle, cuisine, wines, and the culture of Provence.
During this trip he will stay in a luxury private villa, surrounded by parks dotted with fountains and olive trees. He will have plenty of time to enjoy the after dinner chats alongside a glass of wine. The vacation includes winery visits and wine tasting, cooking class with local chefs, olive oil tasting, as well as a boat trip at the breathtaking Calanques. This trip is guaranteed to take his breath away!
Cook and cruise in northern Vietnam. Photo credit: Crossing Vietnam Tour
Does he happen to be an outdoor person with a love for food? Then Crossing Vietnam Tour’s 7 days in Vietnam vacation is just perfect for him. During the tour, he will enjoy Hanoi’s street food, cycle to Tam Coc grottoes, cruise to Surprise Cave and Halong Bay, explore temples, and take an authentic Vietnamese cooking class. The many activities included are great for someone who doesn’t like to stand still.
Splendid vacation exploring the wonders of Albania. Photo credit: Food Tours Albania
If the father in your life loves to explore lesser known places, then Food Tours Albania’s 8 days cycling and foodie tour in Albania is a great choice. During this exciting adventure, he will have a chance to visit a market, a farm, enjoy typical cuisine from different parts of Albania, take 3 cycling tours, and visit historical landmarks. There will be late night dinners sprinkled with chats and Albanian Raki. Lunches are long, featuring some of the most delicious foods they have ever tasted.
If you'd like to take a peek as at the variety of culinary holidays, vacations and getaways we have on offer, feel free to peruse through our vast and exciting choices at BookCulinaryVacations.com!