Cooking holiday

Bordeaux Region, Bordeaux, France

4 days from
per person

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No single supplements
Pan of French food on cookery break in France
French fish dish on cooking weekend in France

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Holiday overview

Gain an insight into local life in the Lot-et-Garonne region, just an hour from Bordeaux on this 3 night cooking holiday that focuses on simple and delicious home cooking with a French cook who will share her passion for cooking and family secrets passed down over many generations more details...

Hours of

Maximum group

Private 1-on-1

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

  • Accommodation at the farmhouse in a twin/double ensuite room for 3 nights
  • Please note that there are NO Single supplements for solo travellers who get their own room
  • You can check in anytime after 4pm on day 1 and check-out by 11am on day 4 (please note if you require the drop off to Tonneins station, you will leave to meet the 8:10am train)
  • A welcome drink and canapés on arrival after 4pm on day 1
  • 2 French cookery lessons
  • Cooking lessons take place at 1pm on day 2 and 3
  • 2 visits to either a local market or a local producer
  • Market or producer visits take place after breakfast on day 2 and 3
  • All transport to and from the markets/producers if you don’t have your own car
  • All cooking materials, apron and ingredients
  • Continental breakfast each morning
  • A light lunch on days 2 and 3 at the farmhouse
  • A 3 course dinner each night with aperitif, wine and water
  • Unlimited tea, coffee, biscuits and water throughout the weekend
  • A folder containing the recipes of all the dishes you have made
  • A return transfer to and from Tonneins train station if needed
  • Free use of bicycles during your stay

Location overview

Stay in a restored 19th century farmhouse in the beautiful Lot-et-Garonne region (the Garden of France) which is nestled between the sunflower fields and the beautiful pine forests of the Landes de Gascogne just one hour drive south east from Bordeaux. Learn to cook traditional French dishes and pastries with the fun and friendly chef Marlène, who is passionate about French cooking and welcomes you to her home for a cookery holiday with a difference.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Tuesdays
  • Sundays

Public holidays / Closures

Please note that this school is closed for the winter period from approximately mid-November until mid-February each year.