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South of France

South of France – Exploring the Mediterranean

 

South of France

 

The South of France incorporates a variety of scenic explorations.  Roman built cities, medieval hilltop villages, sumptuous valleys and even spectacular mountains are just the beginning of what you can explore.

One hour south, of what I call the central core of Provence (around L’Isle sur la Sorgue), is the Mediterranean. To truly explore all the facets of the South of France, I highly suggest at least one day along the Mediterranean.

Cassis

Truffle & Wine Tour

Truffle & Wine Tour

January 16th – 22nd, 2018

truffle wine tour

Truffle & Wine Tour for a unique and authentic tour in Provence

 

truffle tourHow does it sound to forget the winter blues and escape to something warm? If you are like me then there is no question to even ask – sign me up!  This luxury winter tour is a chance to explore fine food, outstanding wines, exotic truffles and cozy winter fires.

Imagine yourself in a 12th-century priory that has been converted to an elegant B&B at the foot of the Mount Ventoux in Provence. There you are sitting in the chapel room that serves as the dining room with Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine laid on the table.  The logs on the fire are crackling and your host has just entered the room to present her signature Provencal winter dish.

Provence Lavender Tour

Provence Lavender Tour

Sign up for 2019: July 1 – 7 (price for 2019 to be announced in July 2018)

 

Pick up / Drop off – Avignon TGV train station

Price per person – $2,400 based on double occupancy (2018 price!)

($400 supplement for single occupancy)

Provence Lavender Tour includes:

  • All transportation
  • Private escort guide
  • 6 nights lodging in a charming and luxurious Provencal Mas in the Luberon
  • 6 gourmet breakfasts, 5 dinners (1 dinner & lunches on your own)
  • One picnic lunch supplied by your guide
  • Truffle hunt with champagne and truffle hors-d’oeuvres
  • Private tours with lavender growers

Provence Lavender tour does not include:

  • 1 dinner and all lunches
  • Airline / Train tickets
  • Entrance fees to monuments or places visited at an extra cost

Tour Highlights