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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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Cuisine & Culture: Barcelona, Madrid, Seville
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Cuisine & Culture: Lisbon & Porto
18 Jul 2024
MICHAEL MICCI
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“The tour was incredible. We loved Janelas Verdes Inn in Lisbon and the two walking tours there were amazing. We had the same guide for both, and she was knowledgeable and we had an amazing time with her. The hotel in Porto (Vila Gale) could have been better but the...
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Cuisine & Culture: Rome, Florence & Venice
03 Jul 2024
MARK ELAM ANDERSON
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“With one exception, all our tour guides, interpreters, and transfer assistants were outstanding. The “panoramic night tour” of Rome didn’t give us adequate time to appreciate any of the sights, leaving us feeling rushed and unsatisfied. Also, we would’ve appreciated assistance getting back to our hotel after our tour of...
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Cuisine & Culture: Dublin, Killarney & Galway
15 Jun 2024
DANIEL O’CALLAGHAN
5 stars
“All the arrangements were made and went off smoothly. It was a wonderful trip.
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Cuisine & Culture: Barcelona, Madrid & Seville
01 Jun 2024
Jan Brown
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