Provence Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour

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6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

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Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

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Provence Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

6 days

5 nights

Activity Levels 1-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Premiere Hotels

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jun, Sep-Oct 2025: Apr-Jun, Aug-Oct

From $5,699 - $6,149 /person

Vibrant Village Markets & Classic French Fare

"Provence is made for cooking," raves writer Luke Barr in Travel + Leisure. On our walking tour, you'll hike in the very forests, fields and orchards that nurture each produit du terroir. Sample wine where the grapes are grown. Visit vibrant markets full of fresh French produce and delicious regional delights. Expand your culinary repertoire alongside our charming local friends. Provence was built for this. And so were you.

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Highlights

  • Learn about the secrets of classic Provençal dishes in a private cooking class with a creative local chef
  • Stroll through atmospheric markets and meet merchants peddling the fresh flavors of the Alpilles
  • Enjoy locally grown olives, goat cheese wrapped in oak leaves, herbes de Provence and other specialties
  • Hike pristine routes through limestone hills, celebrated perched villages and picturesque vineyards
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Itinerary

Day 1

Description

Kick off your walking and cooking tour with a hike in the Alpilles, a limestone mountain range surrounded by olive trees and orchards • Have an immersive art experience at Carrières de Lumières • Wander the spellbinding streets of Les Baux-de-Provence, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France • Discover classic Provençal recipes during a picnic lunch at a traditional winery • Enjoy a glass of crisp rosé and taste local olive oil • Rose gardens, cypress trees and Relais & Châteaux luxury await.

Accommodations
Baumanière

(1 night)

Night 1

Baumanière
Les Baux-de-Provence
Premiere Hotel

An enchanting hideaway in the heart of the Alpilles Mountains with magnificent gardens. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)
 

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 2-3

Description

Hike a ridge trail above Les Baux through fragrant pine trees overlooking the Alpilles • Admire Le Rocher des Deux Trous, a fascinating geological feature • Join chef Yvan Cadiou for an exclusive hands-on cooking class • Alongside a local art historian, gaze at the same landscape painted by van Gogh over a century ago • Discover iconic St-Rémy-de-Provence • Do as the locals do and engage in a friendly game of pétanque • Lounge by the pool at our peaceful country retreat.

Accommodations

Nights 2-3

Le Château des Alpilles
St-Rémy-de-Provence
Premiere Hotel

A charming 19th-century manor with a refined interior and beautiful grounds that have been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 40 years. (pool)

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Days 4-6

Description

Voyage further into the Luberon Valley—the land of honey, lavender and cherries immortalized in Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence • Hike past Provençal farms, cypress groves and vineyards • Visit idyllic perched villages like ocher-hued Roussillon and Gordes • Hike past oak groves and truffle farms • Explore lovely Bonnieux, perhaps climbing the 12th-century church tower for views of the valley below • Savor unforgettable cuisine at our final feast together • A dreamy morning in elegant Gordes ends at medieval Sénanque Abbey, a quintessential image of Provence.

Accommodations

Nights 4-5

Hôtel Les Bories & Spa
Gordes
Premiere Hotel

This Small Luxury Hotels of the World member features an exquisite restaurant, a tranquil setting and stunning views of the Luberon. (pool, spa)
 

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Hotels

World-Class Hotels

Our hand-selected Premiere hotels offer exceptional hospitality and experiences as special as the regions we explore.

Hotels may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Night 1

Baumanière
Les Baux-de-Provence

Premiere Hotel

An enchanting hideaway in the heart of the Alpilles Mountains with magnificent gardens. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)
 

Nights 2-3

Le Château des Alpilles
St-Rémy-de-Provence

Premiere Hotel

A charming 19th-century manor with a refined interior and beautiful grounds that have been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 40 years. (pool)

Nights 4-5

Hôtel Les Bories & Spa
Gordes

Premiere Hotel

This Small Luxury Hotels of the World member features an exquisite restaurant, a tranquil setting and stunning views of the Luberon. (pool, spa)
 

From $5,699 - $6,149 /person

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