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 guest houses, private villas, or small charming hotels ~ each one with modern comforts, private en-suite baths and all amenities.
All programs you will find at Lifestyle Vacations are original. Each one has been carefully designed and experienced by Corinne A. Preteur who is creator, owner and director of Lifestyle Vacations. Corinne Preteur personally guides her tours, and also runs cooking classes in Alsace, Périgord, Normandy, Loire Valley, etc.
Lifestyle Vacations tours include VIP services, and 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 was an international communications & PR agency which has partnered with Birmingham Associates in Boston, MA. The company expertise included media events for restaurants, food and wine industries, and travel companies. The agency has organized numerous press trips worldwide for the most demanding people. In 2003, Corinne Preteur and Lauren Birmingham-Piscitelli started cooking vacations businesses focusing on Italy, France, and Portugal. Lifestyle Vacations is Cooking Vacations Italy sister-company.