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The Passions of Portugal Sunday, April 19 – Saturday, April 25, 2020 – SOLD OUT

Sintra

In our six day-seven night The Passions of Portugal Adventure we will be located in the amazingly beautiful and historic Sintra area just north of Lisbon. This area is within close reach of the beaches of the Atlantic Silver Coast, the incredible history packed town of Sintra, the ‘riviera of Portugal’-Cascais- and of course the picturesque city of Lisbon. We will enjoy first class accommodations, Walter’s gourmet meals-with a Portuguese flair, private daily excursions to the best of the area and discover the wine and Port that makes Portugal unique.

The Passions of Portugal Sunday, April 26 – Saturday, May 2, 2020 Private Adventure – SOLD OUT!

Sintra

In our six day-seven night The Passions of Portugal Adventure we will be located in the amazingly beautiful and historic Sintra area just north of Lisbon. This area is within close reach of the beaches of the Atlantic Silver Coast, the incredible history packed town of Sintra, the ‘riviera of Portugal’-Cascais- and of course the picturesque city of Lisbon. We will enjoy first class accommodations, Walter’s gourmet meals-with a Portuguese flair, private daily excursions to the best of the area and discover the wine and Port that makes Portugal unique.

Watercolor Painting Adventure in Central Portugal with Jo Williams Sunday, May 10 – Saturday, May 16, 2020 SOLD OUT!

Sintra

This is Jo’s Fourth Watercolor Workshop with Artistic Gourmet Adventures! We are so proud to be partnering with Jo again next year. Click here to learn more about Jo. On this Workshop Adventure, you will have 6 days to enjoy the guidance of award winning watercolor artist and instructor Jo Williams. The ‘old world’ Portuguese and Moorish influence on the villages, the lush pine and cedar trees, the rolling hills that lead to the the blue Atlantic Ocean will truly inspire you! Enjoy a private country Villa-a prior 16th century monastic retreat, delicious gourmet dining with a Portuguese flair prepared by your private Le Cordon Bleu-Paris trained Chef and daily excursions by private van to fun and fascinating local destinations.

Nourish and Flourish- A Portugal Paradise with Kate Nash and Christopher Connolly Sunday, May 17 – Saturday, May 23, 2020

Sintra

Unwind, let go and flourish in this country Villa Retreat. Immerse yourself in the most beautiful setting Central Portugal has to offer ~ a true wonder, while you nourish your body, mind, heart and spirit with the finest Soul Centered play shops with International Soul Centered Life Coach, Christopher Connolly MA, and Master Somatics Educator and Facilitator Kate Nash NBB. Our mornings will be filled with somatic movement and dance with Master facilitator, Kate Nash to open the heart, free the mind and heal the body, and daily meditations and play shops designed to uplift, inspire and enhance joy! Our afternoons will have free time to savor and relax, as well as local excursions to amazing historical places including a day in Lisbon. Each evening will complete with a guided afternoon gentle stretch & wind-down session before our gourmet multi course dinner prepared by our very own Le Cordon Bleu-Paris educated Chef Walter Eagleton. This is Kate’s second Workshop with Artistic Gourmet Adventures! We are so proud to be partnering with Kate again this year. On this Workshop Adventure, you will have 6 days to enjoy the guidance of Kate Nash and her husband Chris Connolly. The ‘old world’ Portuguese and Moorish influence on the villages, the lush pine and cedar trees, the rolling hills that lead to the the blue Atlantic Ocean will truly inspire you! Enjoy a private country Villa-a prior 16th century monastic retreat, delicious gourmet dining with a Portuguese flair prepared by your private Le Cordon Bleu-Paris trained Chef and excursions by private van to fun and fascinating local destinations.

The French Kitchen: Cooking in France’s Loire Valley with Le Cordon Bleu-Paris Alum Chef Walter Sunday, May 31 – Saturday, June 06, 2020 SOLD OUT

langeais

An amazing fun-filled week of Hands-On cooking in a French Chateau, full of kitchen time, wine discovery, great food and and exciting daily excursions to experience the real Loire Valley! You will leave with recipes (and techniques) you will use to delight your family and friends for years to come. Some of the fun skills covered will be: Proper Cutting Techniques and Knife Use/Sorbet-making/Bread making/Sauces and Jus to accompany your newly-learned creations/Soups/Souffles/Braising meats/Pan-searing/Artistic Plating/Menu-planning.

Gourmet Motorcycle Tour – Loire Valley of the Kings Sunday, June 7 – Saturday, June 13, 2020

Chinon

Six luxurious nights with four glorious days riding the back roads of the Loire River Valley in central France (non-riders welcome!). The area of the Loire Valley comprises about 310 sq miles. It is referred to as the Cradle of the French and the Garden of France due to the abundance of vineyards, fruit orchards and artichoke, and asparagus fields, which line the banks of the river. Notable for its historic towns, architecture, grand Chateaux and wines, the valley has been inhabited since the Middle Palaeolithic period. The Loire Valley wine region is one of the world’s most well-known areas of wine production and includes several French wine regions situated along the river from the Muscadet region on the Atlantic coast to the regions of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé just southeast of the city of Orléans in north central France.

D-Day Revisited – 76th Anniversary Sunday, July 26 – Saturday, August 1, 2020

Domjean

Join us for a full week of exploring and understanding the Normandy Invasion. Your co-host Dwayne Lee, along with Artistic Gourmet Adventures, will provide a week long Adventure where you will experience for yourself the emotion of standing where the soldiers stood and imagining through your eyes the events that took place. Authentic Normandy accommodations, gourmet meals and daily excursions to the most important sites that remain to remind us today of the price that was paid for our freedom are all included.