Lifestyle Vacations is the leader in luxury culinary tours to France, offering authentic hands-on cooking classes aside to gourmet and cultural visits to highlight the French traditions and arts. Our cooking programs are set in luxury guesthouses, private villas, or small charming hotels ~ each one with modern comforts, private en suite baths and amenities. All programs you will find at Lifestyle Vacations are original. Each one has been carefully experienced and designed by Corinne A. Preteur. Corinne Preteur personally escorts the tours in providing VIP services, and offering a unique connection with chefs, cooks, producers, and local people. Corinne is fluent English.
Lifestyle Vacations is operated by Paris-based company SARL Antilope founded in 1991 by Corinne A. Preteur. Until 2001, Antilope has operated a communications & PR business at the international, and partnered with Birmingham Associates in Boston, MA. The company expertise included media events for restaurants, food and wine industries, and travel companies, worldwide press trips for the most demanding people. In 2003, Corinne Preteur and her childhood friend Lauren Birmingham-Piscitelli started cooking vacations businesses focusing on Italy, France, and Portugal. Lifestyle Vacations is Cooking Vacations Italy sister-company.