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7 Days French Cooking Holiday and Wine Tasting in France

7 Days French Cooking Holiday and Wine Tasting in France

  • The FrogS'House, 35 Rue du Saumalier, Saint-Jeannet 06640, France

Wine Tasting France Culinary Vacation

Experience the best treasures France has to offer with The FrogS'House in this French cuisine cooking and tasting holiday. Everyone knows the beauty of French cuisine and wine but here, you get to immerse yourself learning to cook samples of French gastronomy and enjoy the fruit of your effort. Do not also miss the olive oil, cheese, and wine tasting to accompany the guided tours with a knowledgeable guide that will bring you to French beautiful villages. Are you packed and ready?

Highlights

  • 2 wine tastings
  • Olive oil and cheese tastings
  • 2 French cuisine cooking classes
  • Scenic drive to Tourettes Sur Loup and guided tour of Nice
  • Daily organic breakfasts
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • 4 lunches
  • 4 days with instruction
  • French, Spanish, English
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During this retreat, you will be staying at The FrogS'House Bed and Breakfast. The house is a former family hotel that has been reorganized to turn into a warm and comfortable bed and breakfast. Three room options with single and double occupancy are available. A suite for triple and single occupancy is also available upon request.

Day 1

Arrival and settle in. You will be picked up from the airport or the train station on request at an additional charge. Dinner will be at your own leisure, starting from 19:30.

Day 2

An organic breakfast will welcome you in the morning. Today, The FrogS'House will take you to a scenic drive to the perched village of Tourettes Sur Loup, the city of the Violette flowers. There will be a short walk up to the village and visit of the village. After enjoying the beauty of the village, you will have a picnic lunch at Domaine des Courmettes with fresh goat cheese sampling followed by wine day tour at Tourettes Sur Loup local vineyard.

Day 3

The day starts with an organic breakfast at 08:00. After that, there will be cooking class at The FrogS'House. You will gather around the central bench in the kitchen to prepare a complete lunch together. You will have a shared lunch to sample the fruit of your efforts. After lunch, you will get to join a wine day tour. You will visit and do wine sampling at Saint Jeannet's local vineyard. Dinner will be at your own leisure.

Day 4

This is a relaxing day. After breakfast, you can arrange the day on your own and there is a possibility to join a yoga session or get a massage. Lunch and dinner will be at your own leisure.

Day 5

After enjoying your organic breakfast, a professional and knowledgeable guide will take you on a tour of Nice - the old city. You will also visit the famous Cours Saleya market. During the lunch break, you will enjoy Nice's specialties such as "socca", "pissaladiere," and "petits farcis nicois." After lunch, you will visit of the local olive oil mill of Castagnier, followed with olive oil sampling. Dinner will be at your own leisure.

Day 6

Today is another cooking day for you to learn to cook and sample French gastronomy. After breakfast, you will gather around the central bench in the kitchen to prepare a complete lunch together. The lunch will be shared to sample the fruit of your efforts. In the evening, you will meet a local organic producer, Pierre Boijout. Dinner will be at your own leisure.

Day 7

This is the departure day. After breakfast, The FrogS'House can drop you off to the airport or train station at an additional charge.

The following excursions are included in the holiday package:

  • Goat cheese and wine tasting at Tourettes Sur Loup local vineyard
  • Guided tour of Nice and Cours Saleya market
  • Olive oil tasting at the local olive oil mill of Castagnier
  • Scenic drive to the perched village of Tourettes Sur Loup
  • Visit and wine tasting at Saint Jeannet's local vineyard

This retreat will take place in the middle of the quiet village of Saint-Jeannet, France. Saint-Jeannet is a charming and typical French medieval village, perched at the foot of the Mediterranean hills called Baou. Only 15 kilometers away from Nice Côte d’Azur and the French Riviera, but so much more quiet and relaxing. Its position at 450 meters of altitude offers a great view on the coast and a moderate temperature in the middle of the summer.

Nearby places

  • French Riviera, 15 kilometers
  • Mediterranean hills - 5 minutes
  • Nice - 30 minutes
  • Nice Côte d’Azur Airport (NCE), 15 kilometers
Activities
  • Cooking class
  • Massage
  • Wine tasting
General
  • Balcony
  • Beach nearby
  • Cafe nearby
  • Garden
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Terrace
Services
  • Concierge desk
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • Room cleaning
  • Tour assistance

During this retreat, you will be served daily organic breakfast and four lunches. Drinks are not included in the lunches, and the dinner will be at your own leisure.

There will be one free day when you can get a massage at an additional cost.

  • 1 cheese tasting
  • 1 guided tour of Nice
  • 1 olive oil tasting
  • 1 scenic drive
  • 2 cooking classes
  • 2 wine tastings
  • 4 lunches
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Daily organic breakfasts
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Drinks
  • Lunches other than specified and dinners
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request at an additional cost.

Arrival by bus

Two buses drive from and to Saint-Jeannet. The first is bus N°55 from and to Saint Laurent du Var, a train station for direct connection with Nice or any other city along the coast by train, or to Commercial center CAP3000 near the station for direct connection with Nice or any other city along the coast by bus. The second is bus N°47 from and to Vence and St Paul de Vence.

Arrival by train

The closest train station is Saint Laurent du Var, only eight minutes away from Nice central station and only 20 minutes away from Saint-Jeannet by car. Transfer from and to the train station is available upon request at an additional cost.

  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.