Food & Wine Tours

Sancerre area of the Loire Valley, France

Explore the World with a Culinary Focus

If you enjoy sampling local delights, learning how to bring new recipes home, and wine tastings, consider a smarTours escorted tour with a culinary focus. Food and travel are very interconnected. Your understanding of the cultures and traditions of a region grows with every bite. On these tours, you might take a pasta-making class in Italy, enjoy a tapas tour in Spain, learn to make sushi in Japan, or take a cooking class in Thailand! Visit vibrant markets, family-run farms, vineyards, breweries, and more while building unparalleled connections with locals. If you’re the kind of traveler who likes to experience a destination through the lens of food, these tours are perfect for you!

Flavors of…
This collection of small-group tours (limited to 20 travelers), blends guided sightseeing and hands-on culinary experiences, perfect for exploring destinations through the lens of food!

Flavors of Italy

  •  tour only from

    $2,849

     9 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Oct 2024

Savor a sampling of Italy's greatest culinary hits with food and wine tastings from Bologna to Turin. View Tour ❯

Flavors of Portugal & Spain

Departures: Sep 2024 to Sep 2024

Delight in the flavors of Portugal and Spain with visits to historic cities and scenic landscapes and coastlines from Lisbon to San Sebastián View Tour ❯

Flavors of Sicily

  •  tour only from

    $2,699

     9 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to Oct 2025

Taste your way through Sicily on our food and wine tour. Visit Palermo, Mt. Etna, Syracuse, and more! View Tour ❯

Flavors of Sicily with Malta

  •  tour only from

    $3,699

     12 Days

  • with flights from

    $5,199

     13 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to Oct 2025

Visit Palermo, Mt. Etna, Syracuse, Mellieha, and more all while sampling delicious dishes and wines. View Tour ❯

Guided tours with culinary highlights!
Get a taste of these trips that include experiences around local food and wine.

Amazing Thailand & Angkor Wat

  •  tour only from

    $2,999

     15 Days

  • with flights from

    $4,299

     17 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Dec 2024

Exploring Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle—with Thai cooking class. View Tour ❯

Amazing Thailand & Phuket Island

  •  tour only from

    $2,699

     15 Days

  • with flights from

    $4,049

     17 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Dec 2024

Exploring Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and the Golden Triangle—with a Thai cooking class. View Tour ❯

Discover Japan

  •  tour only from

    $4,399

     11 Days

  • with flights from

    $5,699

     12 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to May 2025

Highlights include Tokyo, Takayama, Kanazawa and Kyoto, plus bullet train and historic village of Shirakawago. View Tour ❯

Heart of India

  •  tour only from

    $1,599

     13 Days

  • with flights from

    $3,049

     15 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Mar 2026

Visit some of India's most incredible places from the Taj Mahal to Ranthambore National Park to the Pink City of Jaipur. View Tour ❯

Heart of India with Varanasi

  •  tour only from

    $2,349

     16 Days

  • with flights from

    $3,749

     18 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Mar 2026

Visit some of India's most incredible places from the Taj Mahal to Ranthambore National Park to the Pink City of Jaipur plus Varanasi. View Tour ❯

Himalayan Wonders

  •  tour only from

    $4,099

     11 Days

  • with flights from

    $6,099

     12 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Mar 2025

Explore fascinating and mystical Nepal and Bhutan. See the majestic Himalayan mountains, Buddhist temples, and so much more! View Tour ❯

Spirit of Thailand

  •  tour only from

    $1,399

     9 Days

  • with flights from

    $2,699

     11 Days

Departures: Oct 2024 to Dec 2024

Explore the best of Bangkok, Phitsanulok, Lampang, and Chiang Mai. Visit Buddhist temples, floating markets, an elephant sanctuary, and more! View Tour ❯

Splendid Spain

  •  tour only from

    $3,099

     11 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to Oct 2024

Explore Spain from Madrid to Seville to Barcelona and more! Along the way enjoy the country's must-sees and delicious regional tastings. View Tour ❯

The Best of Italy

  •  tour only from

    $2,519

     8 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to Oct 2025

See top sites in Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa and Tuscany. View Tour ❯

The Best of Italy with Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast

  •  tour only from

    $3,869

     11 Days

Departures: Sep 2024 to Oct 2025

See top sites in Rome, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Tuscany, and the Amalfi Coast. View Tour ❯