Culinary Tourism

"Culinary or food tourism": The pursuit of unique and memorable food and drink experiences, both near and far

Written by Lemongrass on 23rd Oct 2018

Liberate the palate: eat whatever, wherever and whenever at The Nautilus, the Maldives *New for January 2019*

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Where: The Nautilus, The Maldives

The details:

www.thenautilusmaldives.com

Rate: From $1,967 for two sharing a Beach House with pool on a bed and breakfast basis per night

For more information, please contact: Alana Fogarty or Tom Robins at Lemongrass Marketing

E: nautilus@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

From a cheese trail in Austria to a wine hike in Switzerland, discover the culinary delights across the four countries of Lake Constance

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Where: Lake Constance, surrounded by Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and Liechtenstein

The details:

www.bodensee.eu

Getting there: fly London to Friedrichshafen from £178 per person with Lufthansa

For more information contact: Fredrica Slater and Carley Lee at Lemongrass Marketing

E: lakeconstance@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Grab a gourmet coffee while cruising down hidden canals in Hamburg: Germany’s coolest culinary hotspot

 

Where: Hamburg, Germany

The details:

www.hamburg-travel.com

Rates: Flights to Hamburg start from £46

For more information contact: Alex Liste or Charlie Mottram at Lemongrass Marketing

E: hamburg@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Little Tots Afternoon Tea for toddlers available for the first time at Martinhal

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Where: The brand’s Cascais resort on the Portuguese coast, just 30 minutes’ drive from the bustle of Lisbon

The details:

www.martinhal.com

Rates: Prices start at EUR 10 per child for the Little Tots Afternoon Tea and EUR 17 per adult for the Family tete-a-tea. Rooms at Martinhal Cascais start from EUR 185 per night 

For more information contact: Ellena Johnstone and Charlie Mottram at Lemongrass Marketing

E: martinhal@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Motel One embraces hyperlocal at NEW Motel One Glasgow, with coffee roasted just 20 metres away

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Where: located right next to Glasgow Central Station, Motel One Glasgow is Scotland’s largest hotel

The details:

Rates: rooms start at £69 a night

www.motel-one.com

For more information contact: Ellena Johnstone or Charlie Mottram at Lemongrass Marketing

E: motelone@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Lausanne Switzerland welcomes the return of the Fête des Vignerons for the first time this Millennium

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Where: Lausanne, Vaud Region, Switzerland

When: 18 July – 11 August 2019

The details:

www.lausanne-tourisme.ch/en/

Rate: Flights to Geneva start from £40 (40 min train to Lausanne)

For more information contact: Alex Liste or Charlie Mottram at Lemongrass Marketing

E: lausannetourism@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Lausanne à table – the best the region has to offer in a year-long celebration of taste tingling food and culture

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Where: Lausanne, Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Geneva

The details:

www.lausanneatable.ch/en

Rates: Flights to Geneva start from £40 (40 min train to Lausanne)

For more information contact: Alex Liste or Charlie Mottram at Lemongrass Marketing

E: lausannetourism@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

From farm to table, in praise of local seasonal produce, Castello Del Nero welcomes their own honey products and new honey experiences

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Where: With the hyperlocal trend in full swing, travellers seeking authentic Tuscany will find themselves immersed in the renowned beauty of the Chianti wine region and discover the rich flavours of seasonal harvests at 5* Castello Del Nero, Torrigiani, restored to the highest levels of luxury while preserving its 900 years of architectural heritage.

 The details:

Guests can experience the local flavours of the region via a number of gastronomic experiences, including: 

Honey and Cheese Tasting:

Castello Del Nero has two stone cellars which are part of the original 12th Century castle, each a deeply atmospheric space to enjoy the newest food offering – the honey and cheese tasting experience. Pairing fine local Chianti wines with a selection of cheeses from soft, semi-seasoned and aged with Castello Del Nero’s very own honey.  Castello Del Nero tastings also include wine pairings and extra virgin olive oil tastings, a great opportunity to try local produce directly from the hotel’s estate devised by the in-house sommelier

Antonorini Wine Cellars in Badia a Passignano:

Antinori is one of the most prestigious names in Chianti Classico wine production. Guests are taken to their vineyards and the Antinori cellars in the 11th century Badia a Passignano Abbey; Lunch or dinner in their Michelin starred Osteria di Passignano is paired with Antinori wines.

Truffle Hunting:  

Over three nights guests will discover the many sensual pleasures of Tuscany, overlooking the rolling Chianti countryside. Spend one morning exploring the forests searching for truffles in the company of a professional hunter and his loyal dog followed by lunch hosted in the truffle hunter’s restaurant. Available April – October

Gourmet Package:

“A Comparison of Chianti Classico Wines” tasting: Chianti Classico history, a tasting of the most important Tuscan red grapes, hosted by the hotel’s Sommelier who will share his expertise of and passion for Italian wines. The wines are accompanied by a range of delicious Tuscan cold cuts and Pecorino sheep’s cheese. Available March – December 

Cooking Class:  

Learn to cook even the simplest ingredients with Italian flair; Executive Chef Giovanni Luca Di Pirro presents engaging and rewarding classes in local Tuscan cuisine. Dishes are prepared together with Di Pirro and then guests enjoy the fruits of their labour over lunch, to share and understand the flavours needed to achieve at home. Anticipate making fresh pasta, ravioli or tagliatelle. 

www.castellodelnero.com/en/

Rate: Prices start from £495 for a double room.

Return flights from London to Pisa start from £66

For more information, please contact: Alex Liste or Emma Lee at Lemongrass Marketing

E: castellodelnero@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Daily changing, seasonally inspired, vegan menus at Forsthofalm

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Where: Forsthofalm, Salzburg, Austria

The Details:

www.forsthofalm.com/en

Rates: Rooms start from €128 per night.

For more information please contact: Ellena Johnstone or Tom Robins at Lemongrass Marketing

E: forsthofalm@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

 

Launching in January 2019, W Dubai – The Palm is set to cause a stir in the international culinary scene featuring restaurants by Michelin starred Chefs, Massimo Bottura and Akira Back

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Where: W Dubai – The Palm

The details:

www.wdubaithepalm.com

Rate: TBC

For more information, please contact: Alana Fogarty or Tom Robins at Lemongrass Marketing

E: wdubai@lemongrassmarketing.com

T: 01865 237 990

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