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Eight tasty Food Adventure Holidays in Europe

If there is a way to capture the heart and soul of Europe, it must be through its amazing variety of food.

Travel on one of our favourite eight tasty food adventure holidays in Europe.

1) Food Lover's French Way of St James This exquisitely crafted itinerary captures the essence of the Way of St James pilgrimage and the many culinary delights to be found along the way. Beginning in Le Puy en Velay in the Auvergne, the journey on foot is a rich sensory experience taking in the best sections of the Camino between Le Puy and St Jean Pied de Port, including time in the historic and beautiful towns of Conques, Rocamadour, Saint Come d'Olt and Saint-Cirque-Lapopie. The foodie highlights are endless, with tastings of delectable cheeses, wines and truffles, interspersed with the rustic cooking style for which the region is renowned. From lunch at a small 100 year old family restaurant, to wine and Armagnac tasting, market visits, truffle hunting demonstrations and fine dining, this is a full-bodied experience. Need more information? Email us and quote code UCCF

2) Food Lover's Spanish Camino This unique approach to a classic pilgrimage route combines a passion for good food and produce, with the incredible history of the trail crossing northern Spain. The walking is combined with cooking demonstrations and numerous samplings of the local cuisine from the heart of Spanish modern cuisine in the Basque region to the small rural villages on the Camino, as the pilgrimage is commonly called. In the company of a local gastronomic expert, there will be many insights into the local culinary scene, two Michelin Star restaurant dining experiences. Need more information? Email us and quote code UCCT

3) Spain & Portugal Real Food Adventure Immerse yourself in culture, history and cuisine as you taste local produce at Barcelona's Santa Catarina Market, whip up Catalan specialties in a cooking class and wander the stunning Gothic Quarter. Enjoy the wealth of tapas bars in Logrono, explore the medieval streets and underground wine caves of Laguardia. Venture north to San Sebastian, with its thriving food and arts scene. Experience a traditional Asturian cider house and taste tapas in Santiago de Compostela. Discover the proud fish-mongering heritage of the port city of Vigo, then step across the border to uncover the flavours of Portugal, featuring African, Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern influences. Sip your way around the Douro Valley and enjoy a home cooked dinner and a farm stay in the Alentejo region. Finish up with glass of Ginjinha (wild cherry liqueur) in the charming city of Lisbon. Need more information? Email us and quote code ZMZLC