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French Food and Antique in the South of France

This is our first culinary tour, and our first time to the beautiful region of the Gers, in southwest France.

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May 15th – 20th 2024

6 days – 5 nights

Paris

Flowers, Antique

date

length

start of the tour

themes

May 15th – 20th 2024

6 days – 5 nights

Paris

Culinary, Antique

We have chosen to take our clients to the Gers region. Some are branding this area of France as the new Provence. Beautiful landscapes, pretty villages, fantastic weather, and without the crowds.

We have chosen to take our clients to the Gers region. Some are branding this area of France as the new Provence. Beautiful landscapes, pretty villages, fantastic weather, and without the crowds.

Tour highlights

Our MFCH Tours are meticulously researched to offer our guests a unique trip, crafting experiences that take you off the beaten track and give a true insight into local living.

Culinary activities

Discover the secrets of cooking authentic French dishes through immersive, hands-on experiences that showcase the magic of locally sourced ingredients.

Antique Excursions

Let experienced guides lead you on curated shopping experiences where you can uncover unique antique pieces and hear their captivating stories.

Garden Exploration

Explore the beautiful gardens of Coursiana, learn about regional plants and engage with professional gardeners.

Artisanal Discoveries

Experience the magic of local artistry and craftsmanship, where time-honored skills are preserved and celebrated.

Tour Leaders

Mfch founder:
Sharon santoni

Sharon Santoni, the creator of My French Country Home, heads the Magazine, the MFCH Box, the Boutique, and Tours. Rooted in France for her entire adult life, she holds a deep affinity for French culture. With a passion for sharing insights on French antiques, cuisine, as well as home and garden design, her blog provides a charming peek into life amidst the picturesque Normandy countryside, including her family and dogs.

RISING FOOD STAR:
CAMILLE CHAMIGNON

We are delighted to be teaming with Camille Chamignon for this special trip. Camille grew up on a farm deep in the countryside of Dordogne and learnt to cook at her mothers side. She has a true talent for creating traditional recipes with a modern twist. Camille will cook for us each day, and show us how she achieves her great results. This is delicious French food as it should be - using fresh ingredients, well balanced and inventive. As well as cooking, Camille will share her recipes with us and teach us her techniques. She’ll also take us to the weekly farmers’ market to show us how she picks her produce.

Accommodation

the Manufacture Royale de Lectoure

We are excited to be hosting our guests at the Manufacture Royale de Lectoure. The 18th-century property was originally built as a Royal Tannery. After four years of total refurbishment, and a redesign by the talented stylist & owner Christele Ageorges, it opened in the spring of 2023. Each guest will enjoy their own comfortable room and ensuite bathroom. There is a choice of two styles of bedroom at different prices, reflecting their size.The property is situated in the small town of Lectoure, famous for its wonderful farmers market and huge selection of antique dealers. Breakfast is enjoyed each day at the hotel, as well as most evening meals.

ROOM OPTION 1

There are five suites available at 8800 Euros per person in single occupancy or 8300 Euros per person for double occupancy.

Each suite is beautifully designed, with a spacious bedroom and bathroom and additional space for a dressing room.

These suites range from 35 – 48 sq m. You are welcome to look at the details here.

ROOM OPTION 2

These rooms are available at 8300 Euros per person.

Each room is beautifully designed, with a spacious room and spacious bathroom and windows overlooking the garden and the endless views over the countryside.

These ensuite rooms are each between 30 – 35 sq m. You are welcome to look at the details here.

Tour details

To secure your place we request a 25% reservation deposit that is non-refundable.

Included

– accommodation at the Manufacture Royale de Lectoure, including dinner and breakfast. Each guest has a double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom.
– all meals during the tour
– assistance with translating and negotiating while making purchases
– assistance with shipping your purchases home should that be required

Not Included

– any purchases you may make along the way or shipping of purchases
– your transport from your home country to Paris or wherever you join the tour
– any airport transfers
– massage or other services at the hotel

To provide an intimate gathering, we have a limited number of spots available. This ensures that each attendee has an unforgettable and tailored experience. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of this exclusive journey.

date

length

start of the tour

price Option 1

price Option 2

May 15th – 20th 2024

6 days – 5 nights

Paris

8,800 € (S) | 8,300 € (D)

8,300 €

date

length

start of the tour

Price

May 15th – 20th 2024

6 days – 5 nights

Paris

8,800 € (S) | 8,400 € (D)

Included

– accommodation at the Manufacture Royale de Lectoure, including dinner and breakfast. Each guest has a double bedroom with an ensuite bathroom.
– all meals during the tour
– assistance with translating and negotiating while making purchases
– assistance with shipping your purchases home should that be required

Not Included

– any purchases you may make along the way or shipping of purchases
– your transport from your home country to Paris or wherever you join the tour
– any airport transfers
– massage or other services at the hotel

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