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Cuisine & Culture Vacations

The world is brimming with destinations that tantalize your taste buds and feed your sense of adventure. From Spain's tasty tapas to the world-renowned gastronomic epicenters in France and Italy, explore the best of these locales, tasting spectacular wine and delicious food along the way when you set out on one of our cuisine and culture tours by train.

  • Explore by Travel Type:  Independent itineraries to explore on your own or Escorted tours guided by a tour manager.
  • Iconic Experiences: Wine tasting in France, flamenco performance with tapas dinner in Spain, Irish dancing and dinner at Merry Ploughboy Pub in Ireland.

Why should you go on a cuisine and culture vacation? By delving into local cuisine, you savor authentic tastes and gain insight into culinary heritage. Exploring cultural landmarks, festivals, and traditions enriches your understanding of your chosen destination and helps you truly immerse yourself in wonderful new experiences around the world.

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Florence
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Eiffel Tower
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Cuisine & Culture: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville
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Matsumoto Castle Japan
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Cuisine & Culture: Barcelona, Madrid & Seville
13/Apr
STEVEN FELIX BECK
5 stars
“The travel arrangements were great. All airport/train station to and from the Hotels were spot on. Private tour guides were first rate.
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Cuisine & Culture: Rome, Florence & Venice
17 Nov 2023
CHARLES SOUCEK
5 stars
“This was my first independent tour with vacations by rail and I like the balance of planned activities and free time. The tour guides we had were very good.
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Cuisine & Culture: Lisbon & Porto
01 Nov 2023
ELIZABETH LORRAINE DEATHERAGE
5 stars
“Our trip went off perfectly and our guides were fabulous. It exceeded our expectations.
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