Provence Active Culinary Walking & Hiking Tour
Vibrant Markets & Beautiful Villages
From $5,149 - $5,449 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
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"Provence is made for cooking," raves writer Luke Barr in Travel + Leisure. With us, you'll walk in the very forests, fields and orchards that nurture each produit du terroir. Sample wine where the grapes are grown. And expand your culinary repertoire alongside our charming local friends. Provence was made for this.
- Learn about the secrets of classic Provençal dishes in a hands-on cooking class with a renowned local chef
- Stroll through vibrant markets and meet merchants peddling the fresh flavors of the Luberon
- Enjoy locally grown olives, goat cheese wrapped in oak leaves, herbes de Provence and other tantalizing Provençal specialties
- Hike unspoiled routes through limestone hills, perched villages and picturesque vineyards
Day 1 Kick off your trip 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 charming streets of Les Baux-de-Provence | Discover traditional Provençal recipes during a lunch at a traditional mas (farm house) | Enjoy a glass of crisp rosé and taste local olive oil | Rose gardens, cypress trees and Relais & Châteaux luxury await.
Days 2-3 Hike a ridge trail above Les Baux through fragrant pine trees overlooking the Alpilles peaks | Admire Le Rocher des Deux Trous, a fascinating geological feature | Discover St-Rémy-de-Provence, one of the Most Beautiful Villages in France | 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 | Do as the locals do and engage in a friendly game of pétanque | Lounge by the pool at our peaceful country retreat.
Days 4-6 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, olive trees and vineyards | Discover regional farm-to-table secrets over a delicious dinner | Visit picturesque 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 | Taste unforgettable Michelin-starred regional cuisine | A dreamy final morning in elegant Gordes ends at medieval Sénanque Abbey, a quintessential image of Provence.
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- 10 or more Guests: from $4,999 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $5,499 pp dbl occ
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