Private Cooking class and Gourmet Tasting

Cooking Class and Gourmet Tasting Private Tour Throughout the Emerald Coast

Take an in depth journey through Brittany and some of its numerous and delightful aspects.

Today you will enjoy a private cooking class with a friendly, open minded and skillfull Chef. You will be taught to use local and fresh products to make delicious recipes in a wide, modern and pleasant kitchen in a historical site dating from the 1730.

We can also arrange a pairing lunch or aperitif-dinner with local beverages such as cider, calvados, brandy.

Another part of this yummy day will be dedicated to a private guided visit of  St Malo.
St-Malo, named the Corsair City, the base and hometown of the most famous ship owners and “legal pirates” is an amazing fortified city on the emerald coast in the northern part of Brittany. You will take a walk on the city walls to understand that it is a former island. Your private guide will take you through the maze of the narrow streets that have their own funny stories such as the “Dancing Cat Street”, “Pelicot Street” one of the tiniest where some houses date from the 16th century  and by a miracle were not destroyed during World War 2, and many more. You will also appreciate the conception of the“belt” of the fort islands such as la Conchée, le Fort National, Harbour, le Grand Bé, le Petit Bé… that were mainly designed by the engineer Garengeau disciple of one of the greatest french engineers Marshall Vauban who especially designed la Conchée Fort, At low tide you can walk to  some of these islands.

St Malo inhabitants have always been sea oriented, like most of the people in Brittany, because its wealth until nowadays depended on that connection with the ocean.

St-Malo was named after Maclow a monk who came from Wales in the 6th century. Your private guide will take you to the  original settlement of the monk :  Alet area, a beautiful site with an impressive 180° overview of the bay and the Rance river mouth. A very stategic location too with the most recent examples of  contruction, the 18th century military fort built under the king Louis the 15th and as a part of the the Atlantic Wall a heavy German battery artillery dating from World War 2.

You will definitely enjoy strolling in the old town and getting the overview outside the walls.