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Luxury cookery holiday in Provence with a Michelin Star Chef
- Accommodation for five nights, six days in a twin/double room with private bathroom
- Breakfast daily
- Gourmet welcome dinner, drinks available to purchase
- four cooking lessons
- Introduction to Provencal ingredients and cooking techniques
- Cooking materials and ingredients
- four excursions to local producers
- The cookery school is three km away from the hotel, transport is not included
- There is a French tourist city tax of one euro per person per day payable as a compulsory extra
Check-in to your accommodation anytime after 2pm. In the evening you will have a four course gourmet welcome dinner served in the hotel’s restaurant.
Days two to five – Cooking Classes and Excursions
Enjoy a leisurely French buffet breakfast when you rise for the day. After breakfast around 9am-9.30am head to the cooking school location (three km away from the hotel – transport is not provided) for your cooking lesson. Each cooking lesson will last around three hours and will focus on cooking typical Provencal dishes learning all of the secrets from a Michelin Star chef. After your cooking lesson, sit down and enjoy eating the meal you’ve just prepared with drinks included. During your course you will visit one of the following: Foraging for fresh Herbes de Provence, excursion and tasting session at the local Bandol AOC wine-growing estate, a meeting with local vintners, visit to Port de Sanary for the arrival of the fishing fleet. These will take place on one morning and three afternoons during your course
Day six – Departure Day
After breakfast guests are asked to check-out of their rooms by 11am ready for departure taking home with them new cooking skills and an insight into French life.
Your accommodation is set at the Hotel Berard, a luxury hotel and spa set in the heart of the Provencal village of La Cadière d’Azur. There are a total of 40 twin/double rooms and suites, all with a private bathroom. If you are travelling solo, there is a compulsory single supplement stay in a twin/double room. The hotel is made up of three separate accommodation options, the beautiful rooms offer every comfort of a hotel with the relaxed and easy going feel of a family run Provencal countryside retreat.
Bedrooms are decorated in a traditional French style in neutral colours. All rooms offer views over the Bandol vineyards and the surrounding villages. Each bedroom has a private bathroom, air-conditioning, safe, satellite TV, mini bar, free Wi-Fi, and a hairdryer.
Hotel Berard also has a luxury spa on site, inspired by ancient Roman Baths, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind. You can book a wide range of therapeutic treatments and massages for an extra cost during your stay. There is an outdoor swimming pool for your use and a spacious fitness room. Bikes can be hired from the hotel for an extra cost.
Accommodation is included for five nights/six days. Check in by 2pm on day one and check out by 11am on day six.
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