Take this trip and you’ll be saying Vive la France! Its rich history, culture, and culinary traditions make France among the most important nations in the Western world—and a must-stop for serious gastronomes. The oldest French cookbooks date back to the 14th century. Since then, the cuisine has evolved to become one of the most revered and popular in the world. France’s elegant restaurants and charming cafés greatly enhance the country’s unmistakable romantic vice.
During your nine-day journey, you’ll learn about French food and wine, culture, history, and terroir while traveling through the Champagne, Paris, and Bordeaux regions. You’ll mix right in with the people of France—visiting historic sites, taking French cooking classes, and enjoying local markets and wineries.
Itineraries and destinations are always changing so CIA students get the best possible travel experience to be exposed to the latest international techniques and flavors.