Provence and its lavender fields, its picture-perfect hilltop villages, its fresh markets, its history, its incredible culinary traditions and its crystal clear Mediterranean creeks awaits your visit.
Join us on a culinary adventure of Provence, a region dear to the heart of our CEO for having spent his entire youth there. Our guests will be immersed in some of the most incredible combination of tours and activities centered around food, wine, history, culture and outdoors.
You will experience some of the best and most colorful markets of Provence, in addition to the incredible wine region of Gigondas, Chateauneuf du Pape and Cassis. We will take you on a field trip to learn about the lavender and your selfies will never be the same when complete. You will discover local towns, the coastline of Provence and some of the regions incredible colorful villages.
Accommodated at our estate, in your very own suite, you will be pampered by our team while making this haven of peace and quite YOUR home for the whole week.
Let the vivid colors and the smell of Provence enfold you: lavenders and sunflower fields, olives and truffles, crystal clear waters, landscapes that inspired the likes of Van Gogh, Matisse or Cézanne.
Join our Executive chef and our Provence Native CEO on a truly incredible experience that is bound to awaken all your senses. Stroll the local markets, participate in cooking classes and enjoy traditional and authentic homemade dinners at our villa. Discover the culinary treasures of Provence such as bouillabaisse, boeuf en daube, local spices and herbs. Uncover some of the history that makes the region so incredible, discover cultural sites that have made Provence famous while enjoying some of the beautiful wines it has to offer. This journey is definitely a taste of all of what Provence has to offer.
Discover the incredibly rich history of Provence: medieval bridges, abbeys and cities, charming villages, fishing harbors, the Pope's Palace in Avignon, a miniature Champs Elysées alive with restaurants and shops in Aix en Provence and so many other surprises.
Indulge in our luxury home for the week and make it your own. Having to unpack only once makes for an enhanced experience. Enjoy a dip at the pool boasting incredible views of the valley, indulge in some of our chef-prepared meals on the terrace at sunset and allow yourself to be pampered with a home-cooked breakfast daily, by the pool if you so desired.
Welcome to Provence. You are whisked away to your home for 7 nights. After settling in your quarters, join your host for a typical Provence aperitif on the patio. We then depart for our welcome dinner at one of Provence's best eatery in one of the neighboring villages.
Today, we invite you to join us for a visit of the local area: We start with the town of Avignon (and the Pope's palace) and after lunch (at leisure), we head to l'Isle sur Sorgue, alive and exciting for its sunday's antique markets. We end the day with a stop at one of the local wineries before enjoying dinner at the property where dishes from Provence are carefully prepared by our executive chef.
This morning, join our chef for the market of Cavaillon, a mere 30 minutes away. A must do, this market is quite large and encompasses everything from vegetables, meats and produces from local farms to antiques and clothing. Then, join our Chef for a cooking class at the villa. After lunch, we visit the town of Roussillon, known for its comparison to Santa Fe. Mexico. Tonight, dinner is prepared by our chef and served at the villa with local wines.
Today, we focus on some of the best known and loved wines of Provence. Our first stop is in Gigondas where we enjoy a tasting before having an incredible lunch at Michelin-starred l'Oustalet (included). We continue our tour of the region with a stop at a lovely chateau in Chateauneuf du Pape for yet another wine tasting and visit of the cellars. Tonight, dinner is prepared by our Chef and paired with wines from the Gigondas region.
After a morning at leisure, we depart for two of the most important areas of Provence for its lavender production. We uncover the secrets and properties behind this flower grown all around the world, and indulge in a lovely lunch at the heart of lavender regions. Get your cameras ready as there will be plenty opportunity for that once of a lifetime shot surrounded by purple. Tonight, dinner is prepared at the property and lavender inspired.
Mid-morning, we depart for Aix en Provence where we indulge in a walk through the extensive markets of what was once the capital of Provence. Hometown of our CEO Mikael Audebert, the town is know for its fountains, art and culture. After lunch (at leisure), we head out to Cassis, a seaside town known for its incredible cliffs and crystal clear blue water canyons. Tonight, we indulge in a seafood dinner watching the sunset of Cassis.
Enjoy your last morning at leisure at the property. This afternoon, we for Les Baux de Provence (where we have lunch) and St Remy de Provence. A trip to the region would not be complete without seeing first hand some of the sites (and sounds) that inspired the likes of Van Gogh, Cezanne or Matisse. On the way back, we stop by a local Olive Oil mill where we enjoy a tasting. Our farewell dinner is served by the pool, is Provence inspired and paired with some of your favorite local wines.
Airport transfers are organized, or extend your stay beyond Provence (discover Camargues, or take your love for food further north to Lyon). Allow our travel expert to assist in making your extension a memorable experience.
Welcome to our magnificent bastide, Villa des Vergiers. This stone architect's house is quite exceptional. It was built on the basis of an existing house that has been completely reorganized, enlarged and decorated
It is located at the entrance of famed Gordes Village, named one of the most beautiful villages of France year after year. This luxury appointed 4-bedroom home boasts some of the finest amenities, complete with individual Nespresso machines in each rooms. Its design was carefully thought by an award-winning architect, using some of the finest regional tiles and woodwork.
With an open floor kitchen, it is the ideal villa for our culinary focused journeys. On the ground floor, you also find 2 ensuite bedroooms, one with a stone bath tub and the second with an Italian shower. Upstairs, the master suite includes a large bathroom with shower & tub, a dressing room its own private terrace overlooking the valley. A 4th bedroom can also be found upstairs, neatly appointed and also boasting a bathroom and dressing room.
Boasting incredible views of the Roussillon valley, enjoy a sunset cocktail (or dinner) on its large terrace or by the pool.
All listed retreats (hotels, villas and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. If replaced, similar or higher standards will be upheld.
A refundable deposit of $2000 per person is due at the time of your reservation. In case of a cancelation at more than 90 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $250 per person administrative fee.
Your final balance is due 90 days prior to departure, at which point your journey becomes non-refundable.
NEW! Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.