Valloire - Copyright Alain R.

Excursion Ideas - Discover French Artisans

The detailed intricacy and complexity that encompasses a tradesman's craft often leads to a true work of art. Learn firsthand the secrets that have been passed down through the generations.


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Shadow a French artisan
A fabulous way to really understand the French culture is to meet and work with the local artisans. The Rhône-Alpes offers a wealth of regional products, and you have more than a few activities at your fingertips. Learn the metier of the winemaker, perfumer, florist, jeweller, paper maker, olive farmer, and many more.


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French Cooking Lessons
Professional chef or budding amateur? Try your luck at French-style cooking. Much as in other countries, each region in France has different culinary traditions. In Southeast France, the cuisine is often derived from the land's treasures: truffles, mushrooms, zucchini, peppers, squash, apples, peaches, olives. Learn how to incorporate the techniques to bring out the best in your favorite dishes.

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Pottery / Ceramic Lessons
The Drôme region, particularly the towns of Cliousclat and Dieulefit, is famous for its pottery. Learn the art from a local professional who will demonstrate his passion for this cultural métier.

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French lessons
When in France… No one will argue the fact that the best way to learn a language is total immersion. Take advantage of your time in France to improve your language capabilities. Whether you choose a day or week long lesson, you will finish your French holiday with a better grasp of this eloquently difficult language.

Year-round

Contact Red Balloon now to begin preparing your Southeast France holiday!




Further France holiday excursion ideas:
Sporting Events
Picturesque Countryside
History
Beyond the Rhône-Alpes
Gastronomy
Festivals




Floral and Perfume Workshops - Copyright La Distillerie Bleu Provence



Mosaic Classes - Copyright La Souris Mosaïque



Painting Workshop - Copyright Art de Vivre



Throwing pottery - Copyright Poterie Sourdive




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