This is a holistic nutrition camp, suitable for both students and professionals who love food and want to learn while they visit one of the most beautiful regions of South West France. This retreat, designed for small groups of only 6 – 8 participants, includes both class time and field trips. Enjoy the company of like-minded people while eating tasty meals and visiting sites related to the lesson of the day.
Visit the sites of Castle Hautefort and the Museum of Medicine, canoe the Dordogne river, stroll through the open-air markets, and discover prehistoric villages. All you need is a desire to learn, a good appetite, a love of history and beautiful architecture to have a great time.
October 13 – 19, 2019
Itinerary and Curriculum
Day 1 – Afternoon/Evening – Welcome
Pick up in Bordeaux at 3:30 pm.
Transfer to your accommodations to settle in.
Evening reception with a light meal offering an opportunity to
meet fellow guests.
Evening: Walk through the village/countryside.
Day 2 – Detoxification: Raw & Vegan Diet
Breakfast: Raw & vegan
Field trip: Chateau Hautefort and Musee de la Medecine
Lunch: restaurant in the hilltop village of Badefols D’ans
Class: Principles of Detoxification
Evening: Vegetarian dinner at home base.
Day 3 – Healing: Macrobiotic Diet
Field trip: Medieval village of Rocamadour.
Lunch: Terrace restaurant with view in Rocamadour
Class: Macrobiotic diets – Balancing Ying & Yang.
Evening: Macrobiotic dinner at home base.
Day 4 – Sarlat Market Day
Breakfast: Traditional French
Field trip: Sarlat market
Lunch: Restaurant in the Medieval city.
Afternoon field trip: Chateau Beynac (Home of Richard the Lion Heart)
Evening: Co-op dinner from the day’s shopping at the market.
Day 5 – Building: Paleo Diet
Field trip: La Roque St. Christoph troglodyte village
Lunch: Les Ezyies restaurant
Class: The origin of Paleo diets.
Evening: Paleo dinner at home base
Day 6 – Maintaining: Mediterranean Diet
Field trip: Canoe the Dordogne river
Lunch: La Roque Gageac riverside restaurant.
Afternoon Class: French Paradox, cardiovascular health & weight loss.
Farewell Dinner: Mediterranean outdoor dinner at home base
Day 7 – Farewell
Time to pack and exchange contact info with new friends
Transportation to airport