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The Active Gourmet
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International calls +649 372 2779
Freephone (only within NZ) 0800 023 663
PO Box 56004
Auckland Auckland 1446
New Zealand
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The Active Gourmet

At The Active Gourmet Travel, we design active holidays for people who love good food, good wine, and discovering special places
Their Tours

A Cook’s Tour in Tuscany and Provence

16 Days Easy-Moderate
The Cook’s Tour has been designed by The Active Gourmet as an exploration of the delicious timeless cuisines of Tuscany and Northern Provence for people who genuinely love food. Learn about the products, meet some of the producers and be guided in preparing the essentials of the two cuisines in ...
Updated by The Active Gourmet on 22 Mar 2014

The French Basque Country

11 Days Easy-Moderate
The French Basque Country (Pays Basque) is not large, but it’s very diverse. The rugged coastline produces great seafood that forms the basis of many of the meals, and the rolling green countryside produces beef cattle and sensational sheep cheeses. The Basques are an ancient race with a ...
Updated by The Active Gourmet on 22 Mar 2014

The Essential Loire

10 Days Easy-Moderate
With its meandering rivers and lush green vineyards, fields of sunflowers and bountiful orchards, this mellow land of plenty has rightly earned the title of the 'Garden of France'. Although it’s best known for its numerous Renaissance chateaux, the Loire area has many charming little ...
Updated by The Active Gourmet on 3 Mar 2014

Provence, The Vaucluse

9 Days Easy-Moderate Reviews
This very special part in the north of Provence, the Vaucluse is rich with truffles, lavender, honey and wonderful wines. Even the food tastes and smells of sunshine! We'll picnic in some of the most beautiful settings you can imagine, play pétanque, glass of pastis in hand, in the shadow of ...
Updated by The Active Gourmet on 3 Mar 2014

The Essential Bordeaux

12 Days Easy-Moderate
The Bordeaux region, an area in the SW of France, is full of bastides. Before you get the wrong idea, bastides are fortified towns, many built by the English in medieval times – we’ll visit several during this tour. This area is dominated by the huge Dordogne and Garonne rivers and its ...
Updated by The Active Gourmet on 3 Mar 2014

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