for the culinary-focused experience of a lifetime in Paris and the Loire Valley. Your cooking class experience in Paris includes a visit of a local market and lunch. The City of Light sets the perfect stage for delving into the culinary delights of France on this distinctive Here you will also enjoy a visit of the Musée du Chocolat, including a demonstration by a Master Chocolatier and hot chocolate tasting. Further along on this gastronomic extravaganza , travel to the banks of the river Loire to the town of Langeais. Here you will experience an authentically rich stay in the Château de Rochecotte, an 18th century château located in the famous Loire Valley, midway between Tours and Saumur. The château is set in a charming, tranquil 19-acre park with paths and walkways to explore and a heated swimming pool in which to relax and soak in the ambiance. Once the private estate of Prince Talleyrand, the château was extensively renovated and modernized in 1986 and reopened as a hotel. There are 35 rooms and 3 suites, all tastefully decorated and furnished, overlooking the charming gardens and woodland setting. The restaurant enjoys an enviable reputation for haute cuisine and is a gourmet’s delight with the menu du jour. The château is ideally located for visiting all the famous châteaux, abbeys, churches and museums as well as the area’s world-famous vineyards.