Provence – Details


What’s included:

-7 nights accommodation in 12th-century chateau, with ensuite bedrooms, a beautiful heated pool and stunning views, at the foothills of the Luberon with the possibility of many scenic walks from your doorstep.

-Healthy breakfast every day
-Walking, hiking, swimming
-All scheduled meals, wine tasting at Château Saint-Pierre de Mejans
-Olive Oil Tasting
-Dinner at Château La Coste
-2 cooking workshops with guest chefs featuring Mediterranean cuisine
-2 One hour 15 min. sessions of Yoga, organized hikes
-One Sound Massage in the Chapel at the Chateau
-Transportation for all scheduled excursions specified below
-Transportation to/from Marseille Airport
-Visits to local produce markets:  Lourmarin, Cucuron
-Visit to Goat Cheese Farm & Cheese tasting
-Truffle Hunt
-Day at Leisure
– WiFi available


-Cucuron Market (located in the Luberon, a charming village which filmed in ‘A Good Year’ with Russell Crowe)
-Lourmarin Market – a favorite Friday morning favorite for both visitors and locals.

-Les Baux de Provences – a medieval picturesque hilltop village of Provence, where we will visit the Carrières de Lumières, an old quarry turned extraordinary film studio where it was decided that the huge rock walls of the quarry would form the backdrop for a fabulous sound and light show (immersive art). After time to explore and lunch in Les Baux at your leisure!

-A day at Château La Coste Winery – We will begin with a guided art and architecture walk through wooded hilltops and valleys, alongside olive groves and vineyards, discovering the many installations of contemporary art along your way. You will also have time to explore their art galleries and lunch at their Tado Ando café or outdoor terrace café, before taking the wine-making tour and tasting.

Not Included:

  • Flights
  • Meals not specified
  • Wine and beverages
  • Travel and baggage insurance

The location is 15 minutes north of Aix-en-Provence in Puyvert, near the village of Lourmarin.

Accommodation/ Rates

Sample Culinary Recipes/Videos:
Pan Bagnat:

French Onion Soup:

Marseille Culinary Tour Video:

Tarte Tropezienne Recipe:

Apple Tarte Tartin:

Winter Dinner Menu:

Roasted Pears served with Crème Anglaise:

Warm Salad Roasted Leeks, Edamame and Cheese:

Picnic (Pique-Nique, French Style

Grilled Octopus Salad

Slow-Cooked Lamb Shank (Souris d’Agneau)

Spring Menu:

Why Lemon Tart is the Perfect Finish to any meal:

Brandade de Morue:

Tomates Farcis / Stuffed Tomatoes à la Provençale:

Panisse/ Chickpea Fritters: