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Welcome to Delicious Connections!

Les Liaisons Delicieuses founder and president, Patti Ravenscroft, has been organizing extraordinary, behind-the-scenes vacations to France, Italy, Morocco, and Vietnam since 1994.  Every detail of each trip is carefully planned to offer truly personal connections to the local people, including chefs, farmers, winemakers, and artists who open their homes, their kitchens and their hearts to each guest. Because of the innermost access to the local people and farmers in France on her tours, France has honored Patti with their coveted Chevalière de Mérite Agricole medal in 2004. Intimate connections with the culture, fabulous food, outstanding wines, unique experiences, great camaraderie, and access to exceptional chefs – many with Michelin stars – are the hallmark of each trip.

If you are passionate about food and wine and desire an intimate experience with the local culture, join us on one of our unique journeys into the heart and soul of France, Italy, Morocco, Vietnam and, soon, Turkey. I promise you the memories of a lifetime!

- Patti Ravenscroft

A trip with Les Liaisons Delicieuses is a true feast for all the senses.

Our Blog: Les Liaisons Delicieuses

A Voyage in the Vendée at the Château de la Bijoire

Recently I had the pleasure of spending several days in La Vendée (a department in west-central France, on the Atlantic Ocean)  with our dear friends, Catherine and Hugues de Bretagne.  I stayed at the Château de la Bijoire which has been in Hugues’ family since it was built in the mid-19th century. For the past […]

Les Fleurs de Thym ( flowers of thyme)

I recently had a fabulous lunch at a port-side restaurant in Les Sables-d’Olonne, Fleurs de Thym, www.fleursdethym.fr The port is on the Atlantic ocean in La Vendée, not far from La Rochelle. The cuisine is delicious, inventive and VERY reasonable.  There are 3 menus (ranging from 16-28 euros), each with an appetizer, main course & […]

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Upcoming Trips

A Winter Indulgence in Truffles and Foie Gras in the Dordogne
January 22 – January 28, 2016
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A Culinary and Cultural Adventure in India
February 18 – March 1, 2016
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A Fabulous Feast in Normandy
April 3 – 8, 2016
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A Fabulous Feast on the Food and Wine of Bordeaux
May 7 – 13, 2016  (Optional Trip Extension:  May 13 – 16, 2016)
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Sailing in the Turkish Isles
October 8 – 15, 2016
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