A Taste Of Provence
Lavender Season Edition

Gordes, Aix en Provence, St Remy and more

June 10 - 17, 2023 | Sold Out
June 17 - 24, 2023
7 Nights,

Starting at $5,372 /person

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1 Home base
4 Destinations
Activity level
Light
Service level
Home
Group size
Max
10
Journey designed by
Mikael Audebert
1 Home base
4 Destinations
Group size : 10

Accompany us on this culinary expedition to Provence, a region close to the heart of our CEO, who is from the area. Our guests will become immersed in Provence’s food, wine, culture, history, and wilderness, with a carefully selected combination of tours and activities.
Experience the finest, most colorful markets in Provence, along with the renowned wine regions of Gigondas, Châteauneuf du Pape, and Aix en Provence. Our adventure includes a trip to the exquisitely scented lavender fields, where the images you capture will serve as poignant memories.

Discover the coastline of Provence and the vibrant villages and towns. Accommodation on our estate includes a private suite, where you can expect blissful serenity and attentive service.

Accompany us on this culinary expedition to Provence, a region close to the heart of our CEO, who is from the area. Our guests will become immersed in Provence’s food, wine, culture, history, and wilderness, with a carefully selected combination of tours and

What is Included

Nights
7 nights in our beautiful Estate

Meals
7 traditional breakfasts

7 professionally prepared dinners at home (dinner preparation at the property by our chefs may be attended by our guests)

4 lunches including one following the cooking class and two at Michelin-starred restaurants

Open bar (liquor and wines) & complimentary beverages at the property

Activities
1 cooking class

Countless wine tastings

Excursions and activities as listed on the day-to-day itinerary

And More
Private airport transfers from and to Aix / Marseille or Avignon

Services of a journey host, an executive chef as well as local guest chefs

All taxes

Highlights

Stop, and Smell the Lavender

As picturesque as a Van Gogh or Matisse painting, the lavender and sunflower fields create vibrant landscapes and a bouquet of scents. Enjoy olives and truffles, alongside the crystal waters, a tranquil assault of the senses. Of course, the vibrant fields of lavender which Provence is famous for, are best enjoyed when they are blooming - from June, hence the departure date of this journey.

Dive into a New Culinary World

Accompany our executive chef and Provence-born CEO on an alluring experience. Stroll through the local markets, partake in cooking classes, and relish traditional dinners at our villa. Culinary treasures, such as bouillabaisse, boeuf en daube (infused with local herbs and spices) are on the menu. Marvel and imbibe in the plentiful wine varietals, paired with the robust flavors of Provence.

Take a Leap into the Past

History-rich Provence is home to numerous medieval bridges and abbeys. The Pope’s Palace in Avignon, a miniature Champs Elysées is alive with restaurants, and the shops in Aix en Provence will certainly delight you.

Feel at home in Provence

Make yourself comfortable in our luxury home, where you can unpack, and relax for the week. Take a lazy swim in the pool overlooking a scenic valley, and indulge in the meals prepared by our world-class chef whilst watching the sunset.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
|The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
The itinerary as presented may need to be modified from time to time to address possible logistical and weather challenges.
Welcome to Provence

Day 1- Welcome to Provence

Day 1 : Welcome to Provence

Welcome to Provence, your home for the next 7 nights. After settling into your luxurious accommodation, enjoy the pool, and later, join us for a Provence-inspired aperitif on the patio. Tonight, Chef Fonzo prepares a traditional Provence Dinner, paired with local wines.

Welcome to Provence, your home for the next 7 nights. After settling into your luxurious accommodation, enjoy the pool, and later, join us for a Provence-inspired aperitif on the patio. Tonight, Chef Fonzo prepares a traditional Provence Dinner, paired with

Avignon and the Pope's Palace

Day 2- Avignon and the Pope's Palace

Day 2 : Avignon and the Pope's Palace

Today’s adventure begins with a leisurely lunch in the town of Avignon, home to the Pope's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, we will visit L'Isle sur Sorgues, bustling with antique markets and glistening from the reflections of the numerous canals. As the day draws to a close, visit one of the local wineries, before dinner is served by Chef Fonzo.

Today’s adventure begins with a leisurely lunch in the town of Avignon, home to the Pope's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterward, we will visit L'Isle sur Sorgues, bustling with antique markets and glistening from the reflections of the

Cooking Class & Baux de Provence

Day 3- Cooking Class & Baux de Provence

Day 3 : Cooking Class & Baux de Provence

This morning we spend the day in an 18th century farm of the famous "Provence Guarrigues" where Chef Paul and his lovely partner India await for a unique and memorable cooking class. There, you will learn about some of the local cuisines, dishes and in-season produces. It will be followed by lunch under the pine trees, overlooking Paul's Olive trees and lavender. Later this afternoon, we enjoy the villa's amenities before another homecooked meal prepared by Chef Fonzo.

This morning we spend the day in an 18th century farm of the famous "Provence Guarrigues" where Chef Paul and his lovely partner India await for a unique and memorable cooking class. There, you will learn about some of the

Chateauneuf du Pape & Gigondas

Day 4- Chateauneuf du Pape & Gigondas

Day 4 : Chateauneuf du Pape & Gigondas

Today we visit some of the best wineries in Provence. Beginning in Gigondas, we will indulge in a tasting, after which lunch will be served at the Michelin-star l'Oustalet (included). Our tour continues to a chateau in Châteauneuf du Pape for another wine tasting and visit of the cellars. As the sun sets, dinner will be prepared with wines from the Gigondas region.

Today we visit some of the best wineries in Provence. Beginning in Gigondas, we will indulge in a tasting, after which lunch will be served at the Michelin-star l'Oustalet (included). Our tour continues to a chateau in Châteauneuf du Pape

Lavender for Miles

Day 5- Lavender for Miles

Day 5 : Lavender for Miles

Today, we head out to the Lavender areas of Provence. This full-day adventure has us start in Gordes and continues to the Plateau de Valensole. Along the way, we have organized a picnic in the lavender fields. The secrets behind the world-famous flower will be revealed with a visit to one of the local museums. Have your cameras primed to capture the beauty of purple filled fields, and a lavender-inspired dinner will be served on the estate.

Today, we head out to the Lavender areas of Provence. This full-day adventure has us start in Gordes and continues to the Plateau de Valensole. Along the way, we have organized a picnic in the lavender fields. The secrets behind

Aix en Provence & Wine tasting

Day 6- Aix en Provence & Wine tasting

Day 6 : Aix en Provence & Wine tasting

After a morning and lunch at leisure at the villa (or an activity organized by our concierge), we travel to the old capital of Provence, Aix en Provence, to meander through the historic streets and shops. Later this afternoon, we will pay a visit to Cassis and its famed rose wines. Dinner is at the villa and paired with some of today's wines.

After a morning and lunch at leisure at the villa (or an activity organized by our concierge), we travel to the old capital of Provence, Aix en Provence, to meander through the historic streets and shops. Later this

Day 7-

Day 7 :

Our last day in Provence is at leisure. Yet, our concierge and hosts would be happy to add more to your agenda. Why not uncover the street of St Remy de Provence where Van Goh ended up doing some of his best work, or visit nearby Arles and its famous Roman sites & artifacts. Our farewell lunch is held at Oustau de Baumaniere, where Chef Glenn Viel welcomes us at his 3 Michelin Stars restaurant in the heart of Les Baux de Provence. Our farewell dinner and wine will be enjoyed at the property, prepared by Chef Fonzo.

Our last day in Provence is at leisure. Yet, our concierge and hosts would be happy to add more to your agenda. Why not uncover the street of St Remy de Provence where Van Goh ended up doing some of

Take the Opportunity to Extend

Day 8- Take the Opportunity to Extend

Day 8 : Take the Opportunity to Extend

Why not extend beyond Provence. Uncover the French Riviera, discover Burgundy and Champagne, or spend a few days in Paris. Assisted by our travel experts, let us design the perfect extension to Provence.

Why not extend beyond Provence. Uncover the French Riviera, discover Burgundy and Champagne, or spend a few days in Paris. Assisted by our travel experts, let us design the perfect extension to Provence.

Accommodations

Cabrieres Estate

Cabrieres Estate

Cabrieres-D'Avignon, France

Welcome to Provence, and the small village of Cabrieres- D'avignon not far from Gordes and Avignon. Facing the Luberon, in the heart of the Golden Triangle, this stunning fully restored stone house with high quality modern materials is your home for 7 nights.
Boasting large volumes on three levels and complete with its incredible stone work, it is truly THE Provencal home everyone dreams of. Its magnificent indoor courtyard with heated secure stone pool and shaded areas, outdoor dining-room and summer equipped kitchen will make you feel right at home (you may never want to leave). It has 6 beautiful...

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Welcome to Provence, and the small village of Cabrieres- D'avignon not far from Gordes and Avignon. Facing the Luberon, in the heart of the Golden Triangle, this stunning fully restored...Read more

Your Hosts

Chef Kevin Fonzo
Chef Kevin Fonzo
Executive Chef
Senior Journey Director
Mikael Audebert
Mikael Audebert
Founder & CEO
Creative Director

On Offer

Superior Ensuite
Superior Ensuite

Superior Room

$5,372 /person
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Only one room left
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure
Deluxe Ensuite
Deluxe Ensuite

Deluxe Room

$5,598 /person
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Only one room left
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure
Master Ensuite
Master Ensuite

Master Suite

$5,892 /person
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Only one room left
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure
Nights
7 nights in our beautiful Estate

Meals
7 traditional breakfasts

7 professionally prepared dinners at home (dinner preparation at the property by our chefs may be attended by our guests)

4 lunches including one following the cooking class and two at Michelin-starred restaurants

Open bar (liquor and wines) & complimentary beverages at the property

Activities
1 cooking class

Countless wine tastings

Excursions and activities as listed on the day-to-day itinerary

And More
Private airport transfers from and to Aix / Marseille or Avignon

Services of a journey host, an executive chef as well as local guest chefs

All taxes

Add-Ons and Extension

VIP meet & greet, Paris airport

$319 /room
Personalized Meet and Greet services at Paris airport to facilitate your passage through the airport. Take advantage of assistance tailored to your needs and enjoy seamless passage through security.

Important Information

Good to know
All listed activities are optional in attendance

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged for a small supplement.

International flights to and from France may be arranged through us.

Travel insurance is recommended.
Smallprint

Our day-to-day itinerary may, from time to time and prior to departure, need to be altered or slightly modified to address possible unforeseen logistical and weather challenges. In such rare instances, Art In Voyage guarantees delivery of the content of the itinerary yet, in a different order.

All listed retreats (hotels, villas, and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. In such rare instances, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

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.

In case of a cancelation within the penalty period: Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.
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