The Active Gourmet Travel
  • Home
  • Holiday Activities

Build a favourite activity into your holiday

You can build any activity you like into your trip – just tell us what you're interested in and we’ll do the rest. 

Here are some popular examples of holiday activities you can talk to us about: 

Canal boat trips

As part of your group’s European holiday, we can help you select the most suitable model of boat, and discuss the wide range of canals waiting to be explored – from the Canal du Midi, Burgundy and the Lot River, to the Venice Lagoon. We will even give you a list of things to pack and suggestions for foods to buy for stocking up for your waterway cruise. And, of course, you will get your 'Bible' – a detailed itinerary, tailormade to cater for the interests of your particular group with information on the best things to see and do (and where to eat!) and the best days to do them. If you don’t want to drive your own canal boat, we have a selection of hotel barges, several offering total luxury, others with a more casual style. 

Cooking classes

Include a cooking experience as part of your itinerary – a morning’s market-based cooking school in Nice, to full-scale cordon bleu classes in Paris or Tuscany – we have options for all food lovers. 

Cruise boats

Why not include a cruise as part of your holiday travels in Europe? From a Turkish gulet to a multi masted luxury sailing ship, we can find one to suit. Board in one city and disembark in another, or return to the same port, there are so many options available! 

Exploring, cycling, walking, golf

Join us on a scheduled escorted tour in one (or all!) of these countries, France, Italy, or Morocco, where you have the opportunity to cycle or wander through some of the most charming and picturesque regions on the planet. Or let us help you design your own walking and biking holiday in France, Ireland, Spain, UK or New Zealand. Or perhaps there is another destination you are keen on? We really do have something for most people with your interests – you'll even find the chance to get in a round of golf or go fishing in some places.  

Language schools

Combine your language classes with genuine local experiences. We can recommend language schools in France and Italy, and suggest places to stay where your hosts will be delighted to assist you with improving your language skills. 

Wine trails, classes, vineyards and more

As a wine enthusiast you have a multitude of choices – from vineyard visits and tutored tastings to residential wine schools. Perhaps base your holiday on learning about the wines of Alsace, Chianti or Central Otago in New Zealand.

Keen on a personalised tour?

Let us design your personalised travel itinerary! We offer tailor-made travel to suit your interests and schedules. You decide when, how long for and mode of transport.

Or we can help you select the most suitable tour from our vast portfolio of
worldwide activity holidays.

Plan your trip