For those of us who can’t imagine experiencing a new place any way but food first, we’re in luck. Michelin, the bible of epicureans on the go for over 100 years, now offers foodies a new way to eat, drink and sleep their way around the planet. For travellers’ with twin appetites for great food and one-of-a-kind experiences, they’ve launched a new culinary travel series, Michelin Food and Travel


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Michelin Food & Travel experiences are wholly customizable, but here’s a few sample itinerary highlights to whet your appetite: 

  • Stay in a traditional chateau deep in the heart of Perigord Noir, and explore the market in Lalbenque—one of France’s largest markets dedicated solely to truffles. 
  • Discover the secrets of the perfect focaccia in Florence, home of the Renaissance, sip the splenours of Montepulciano, and toast yourself with a little prosecco in Lucca to cap the perfect Tuscan culinary tour.
  • Experience the world-famous olive oil at Villa Campresti, in Italy’s Mugello Valley, take a cooking class with celebrated Chef Gaetano Trovata, and learn the secrets of pasta-making from Chef Roberto Zanieri and his team.
  • Explore the endless salt marshes of the Carmargue and let famed chocolatier Joël Durand introduce you to the art of the sweet in France.


For more information, call 877-304-2051 or visit

Michelin Food & Travel experiences are rooted in the philosophy that great food is a fundamental component of any memorable trip. The Roadtrips Inc. family — creators of exclusive, one-of-a-kind travel experiences for over 20 years — and the genesis of Michelin Food & Travel experiences draw on an extensive worldwide network of tourism professionals to deliver unique, custom-built trips.


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Ellen Barone has been creating words and images for travel and tourism since 1998. She co-founded and publishes the group travel blog and is currently at work on her first book "I Could Live Here".