Le Château Gâteau

It's a celebration of all things French Cuisine, desserts and pastry

5 nights/ 6 days


July 14th to July 19th 2018


Bake the day away in the Château pastry kitchen, visit pâtisseries, the local boulangerie, and throw a bit of flour in the air! It's a celebration of all things French pastry. 

The heart of the home is in the kitchen and that is where we will be, learning new baking tips and tricks, making new friends, and sharing special moments together.



Jour 1 | Arrive and Bienvenue

  • Let's meet at the Capitole Square in Toulouse at 10am and on-y-va it's off to a pastry supply shop, and Maison Pillon to pick up pastries for dessert later in the evening

  • Lunch in Toulouse

  • Then off to the Château we go!

  • Welcome aperitifs and hors d'oeuvres in the Château kitchen, the "heart of the home" 

  • Bastille Day BBQ on the Château terrace


Jour 2 | Macaron Making

  • Petit-déjeuner at your leisure 

  • Visit to the morning market in the local village of Les Cabannes 

  • Historical tour of the Château

  • Light lunch 

  • French macaron baking class

  • Dinner together


Jour 3 | All Things French!

  • Petit-déjeuner at your leisure 

  • Lunch at the Château

  • Making the perfect Tarte Au Citron 

  • Dinner together and movie night!


Jour 4 | Cooking Continued!

  • Petit-déjeuner at your leisure

  • Regional dessert baking class

  • Lunch together

  • Insights into the many culinary traditions of France

  • Recipes and cooking from the original Château cookbook 

  • A demonstration cooking class led by our local French friends, Marie Andrée and Monique, on cooking local trout and apple croustade. Monique's grandmother was once upon a time the chef de cuisine at the Château


Jour 5 | Gold-Gilded and Champagne Dinner

  • Petit-déjeuner at your leisure

  • Visit to the local boulangerie for a baguette and pastry making demonstration

  • Visit a local chocolate maker in the tiny village of Roquefixade

  • Lunch at a local bistro

  • Prepare dinner together

  • Champagne in the Salon de Printemps, followed by a candlelit dinner in the 18th Century Salon de Musique 


Jour 6 | Au Revoir Mes Amis

  • Petit-déjeuner  
  • Farewell at 11am

  • Travel back to Toulouse to arrive in the city at 1pm 


2018 Dates:

July 14th to July 19th 2018

Cost - €2,950 per person


This includes: 

  • daily breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by international and local chefs

  • unlimited beverages - house wine, house spirits (the drinking kind), house beer and non-alcoholic

  • dual occupancy accommodation and shared bathroom facilities

  • organised activities

  • use of the Château's facilities including tennis court, pool, bicycles and wifi in selected areas

  • complimentary laundry facilities for own use

  • transfers to and from Toulouse

Excludes flights to and from Toulouse, personal spending money and personal insurance

To book, a 25% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance is required 30 days before the experience. To view the Terms and Conditions of the experience please click here.


If you would like to know a little bit more... 

Name *