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The Languedoc Culinary and Wine Journey

8 Days, 7 Nights - €3200/person
March 02, 2020

DISCOVER THE CULINARY AND WINE SECRETS OF THE LANGUEDOC WHILE LEARNING ABOUT THE RICH REGIONAL HISTORY THAT WILL BE STUNNINGLY UNVEILED TO YOUR EYES AND MIND. A FIVE SENSE CULINARY EXPERIENCE THAT WOULD LONG REMAIN MEMORABLE AND UNIQUE

"Languedoc, The Cinderella of the south was once overshadowed by gorgeous Provence and the brash Côte d’Azur. Now, she stands as their equal, displaying a discreet charm that her more-visited siblings lost long ago” … Lonely Planet


GASTRONOMY | PRODUCTS | SPECIALTIES

  • Oysters
  • Mussels
  • Truffles (the black diamond – the Tuber Melanosporum)
  • Olive oil and the “Lucques” green table olives of the Languedoc-Roussillon.
  • Cassoulet
  • PDO Cheeses; Roquefort | Rocamadour | Bleu de Causses | Pélardon
  • Agneau Allaiton de l’Averyron
  • Picpoul de Pinet Wine
  • La Clape Wine; the largest PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) conservation area.
  • Blanquette de Limoux; PDO

PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)

 

OUTDOOR EXPLORATION

  • Vineyards.
  • Castles.
  • Farms.
  • Oysters and Mussels production parks and tables.
  • Boat stroll.
  • Medieval Cities.
  • Most beautiful villages and Towns of France.
  • UNESCO World heritage sites.

TOWNS | CITIES | HERITAGE

Puissalicon

  • Gruissan; the fishing village and the Pond of Gruissan.
  • Gruissan salt mines.
  • The pond of Thau (L’étang de Thau)
  • Bézier
  • Massif de la Clape
  • Carcassone and its fortress, an UNESCO World Heritage Site; A medieval city with its first walls built in Gallo-Roman Times.
  • Minerve
  • Narbonne
  • Salasar
  • Canal du Midi (or Canal royal en Languedoc): An UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. The Canal connects the Garonne to the Mediterranean Sea with its starting point in Toulouse and ending point in the Etang de Thau.  Founder: Paul Riquet.

 

ART OF EATING AND TASTING ACTIVITIES

  • Truffles hunting in Argeliers
  • Truffles cooking workshop and exquisite tasting experience.
  • Oysters and mussels culinary workshop.
  • Oysters, mussels and Picpoul de Pinet tasting experience with the farmers in a countryside setting overlooking the pond of Thau.
  • An unparalleled dinner experience in the BIG BUFFET OF NARBONNE (Les Grands Buffets de Narbonne).
  • Gastronomic dinner with food and wine pairing at the Château.
  • Gastronomic dinner in a destination restaurant in Bézier concocted by a MOF Chef (Meilleur Ouvrier de France).
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