Discovering the Food, Wine, and Art of Provence! -

Discovering the Food, Wine, and Art of Provence!

8 Days | Wine & Food

Provencal Splendor: An 8-Day Gastronomic and Cultural Extravaganza with Exclusive Wine Experiences

Excellence | On Request

Embark on a lavish 8-day Provencal adventure, where a mix of culture, gastronomy, and exquisite wines awaits. Indulge in a gourmet walking tour, Michelin-starred lunch, and exclusive art center visit. Explore Châteauneuf-du-Pape's prestigious vineyards, followed by a cultural tour of Luberon villages. Enjoy a private vineyard lunch and wine tasting. Flight to Burgundy for exceptional wine tastings and a delightful lunch. Conclude the journey with a private guided tour of Marseille, sailing, and waterfront lunch.

Day by day


Day 1: Marseille Airport - Aix-en-Provence

Private transfer from Marseille airport to Aix-en-Provence

A chauffeur will meet you for a private transfer between Marseille airport and your hotel in Aix en Provence

Provence Orientation advice during your arrival transfer to your accommodation

You will be accompanied by a tour leader/guide to your hotel; they will give a presentation of the region and will be happy to answer any questions about your trip and give you some tips to make your stay memorable.

Duration: during the transfer from the airport or train station to your accommodation

Welcome to Aix-en-Provence!

Aix-en-Provence, the capital of Provence in the 15th century, is surrounded by authentic Provencal houses, traditional French-style gardens, city squares bursting with flowers, ancient fountains, and shaded narrow streets.

The Cours Mirabeau is one of the busiest and most frequently visited places in the Provence region. Named after the Revolutionary hero the Comte de Mirabeau, this fountain-studded street is surrounded by Renaissance hotels, beautiful verdant trees, and elegant private mansions.

Stroll around the 17th and 18th-century houses, with plenty of authentic cafes and labyrinthine boulevards. You can relax and smell the rich aroma of the coffee, listen to some upbeat techno music while away your time in a comfortable ambiance, and relish some of the typical Provencal delicacies.

Day 2: Aix-en-Provence

Excellence driver at disposal

A private driver in a luxury vehicle will be at your disposal for 8H for your various programs.

Gourmet Walking Tour of Aix-en-Provence

Join a local foodie for a unique taste of the lifestyle of magical Aix-en-Provence on a gourmet walking tour of the city. You’ll walk through historic golden streets, dipping in and out of food shops, tasting local specialties and learning fun history.
You’ll rub shoulders with locals in one-of-a-kind food shops and the daily farmers market, tasting the region’s seasonal sweet and savory specialties. Your guide will explain the history behind the city’s food traditions while meeting the families who run the best addresses in town. The tour takes place in the 700-year-old market square, where you’ll discover the seasons, tasting fruits and vegetables harvested just the day before.
The entire 3-hour tour includes all tastings at historic food merchants (pastries, Calisson candy etc..) and in the market (olives, lavender honey, fresh cheese and local hams) and a stop for a drink (either artisanal coffee or local rosé wine) as well as seasonal recipes and a map, which are handed out at the end.

Suggestion for lunch – Mickaël Féval

This Michelin-star restaurant is located in the heart of Aix-en-Provence. Mickaël Féval opened his first gourmet restaurant in 2015. The chef makes cuisine that is inspired by his childhood as well as by traditions. The chef adds a modern touch with all seasonal ingredients to create a magical taste. The elegant cuisine is presented with care and passion to showcase the most beautiful products of their choice to serve you better and satisfy your hunger.

Privatization of an art center – visit and snack after opening hours

Meet the art lecturer of an art center in Aix en Provence for a private tour, all while the museum is closed to the public. You will be the only people in the building to discover the historical rooms of this former private mansion, the lush garden, and the temporary exhibition. The tour ends with dinner or cocktail (by a caterer) in one of the beautiful salons.
This townhouse in the Mazarin district has become a chic and elegant meeting place at the heart of the cultural life of Aix-en-Provence thanks to its prestigious exhibitions and, over at the garden, the charm of its café.

Day 3: Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Gigondas - Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Gigondas

Private wine tour to the Châteauneuf du Pape appellation

The region of Avignon, former home to nine successive popes during the 14th century, kept traces of its distant and glorious past. Among others are the prestigious vineyards of Chateauneuf du Pape and Gigondas, well known worldwide for their fleshy and robust red wines.
Your driver and your guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to Gigondas. Here, they produce less-known but beautiful wines. You will be conducted through the vineyard before exploring a tasting workshop.
For lunch, you can experience authentic provincial gastronomy in a charming restaurant (not included). After a digestive walk, you will reach another vineyard or cellar for the second private tasting in Chateauneuf du Pape. The land of many great wines with the oldest protected wine destination in France. In this quaint village, enjoy a wine tasting in one of the finest wine producers of the Châteauneuf du Pape appellation. You will taste their red and the less-known white wine they produce in the region.
At the end of this well-rounded day, your driver and your guide will drive you back to your hotel.

Day 4: Roussillon - Bonnieux - Gordes - Gorge du Verdon

Private cultural guided tour to the Luberon villages

An idyllic piece of the rural landscape, the Luberon Regional Nature Park is an off-beaten-track area, a UNESCO-listed nature reserve in the Vaucluse department (Provence). The 120,000-hectare reserve encompasses limestone mountains, rolling hills, serene valleys, orchards, and farms. The picturesque villages of Luberon are some of Provence’s most charming destinations.
Your driver and guide will pick you up in the morning at your hotel in a luxury vehicle for a full day of sightseeing and experiences. The morning will be dedicated to the discovery of some of the most beautiful villages of Luberon. According to your interests and preferences, the tour will be adapted.
You will visit the lovely little hilltop village of Gordes that looks like the scene of a postcard or painting, with a dramatic setting. At the center of Gordes is a lively town square with many cafés, restaurants, art galleries, and souvenir shops. Within a few kilometers, you will find the Abbaye de Sénanques on a picturesque valley on the southern edge of the Vaucluse plateau. Surrounded by lavender flowers, the scene is a profusion of vibrant purple when in full bloom in June.

At the end of this well-rounded day, your driver will drive you back to your hotel.

Day 5: Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade

Excellence driver at disposal

A private driver in a luxury vehicle will be at your disposal for various programs.

Private lunch in the middle of a vineyard domain

Imagine a table in the middle of nature or an exhibition space set up just for you and your loved ones. In the heart of the vineyards, on top of the hill of the wine domain, on the foot of a piece of art, enjoy a private meal in the heart of a magnificent setting.

Private Wine tasting session with a sommelier

Discover the wines of the Domaine with a sommelier. Enjoy food and wine paired with mature cheeses or chocolates from Puyricard (a nearby village) to accompany your glasses. The tasting takes place in the Domain’s artworks, gardens or gallery.
The wines are carefully selected and commented on by one of our enology experts.

Day 6 : Vougeot - Gevrey-Chambertin - Vosne-Romanee (NW Dijon) - Aix-en-Provence

Exclusive full-day in Burgundy with private flight and private wine tour in the prestigious Burgundy vineyards:

A driver will meet you at your hotel for a private transfer in a luxury vehicle to the Aix-en-Provence Airport. From there, enjoy a private flight to Dijon. Upon arriving in Dijon, your driver-guide will welcome you for the day. He will drive you along for an exclusive wine tour of Burgundy.

Immerse yourself in the magical world of the Côte de Nuits in Burgundy. This tiny earthly paradise has been rolling out the red carpet for Pinot Noir for many centuries.

During this unique trip, you will be amazed by the vastness of the vineyards! Let your guide take you through the small beautiful villages that make up the Burgundian “Champs-Elysées”: Vosne-Romanée, Vougeot, Chambolle-Musigny, Morey-Saint-Denis and Gevrey-Chambertin. These villages know no equal in the world of wine!

Of course, this exclusive wine tour will not only appeal to your sense of sight but especially to your sense of taste and smell! You will be introduced to the world of exceptional wine at carefully chosen domains and immerse yourself in the taste and smell of excellent rare wines of outstanding character. On this unique tour, you will taste a total of 25 exceptional wines, counting 10 Premier Crus (including 4 iconic and exclusive Côte-de-Nuits wines) and 15 Grands Crus (7 of which are extremely rare among the 24 existing in Côte-de-Nuits).

For lunch, your guide will take you to a restaurant where you can calmly enjoy a delicious meal. After this lunch break, your wine tour of the Burgundy region continues.

At the end of this stunning tour, your guide will drop you off at the airport, where your pilot will be awaiting you for the flight back to Aix en Provence. After your flight, you will be driven back to your hotel.

Day 7: Marseille - Cassis - Le Castellet

Private guided driving tour of Marseille

Discover the vibrant city of Marseille during this full-day tour. As the second largest city in France and recognized as one of the earliest settlements, Marseille has a rich history dating back to its founding by the Greeks in 6 centuries BC. Also known as the “Phocean City,” it remains a city of contrasts. Limestone hills surround the town while the vast Mediterranean Sea stretches out on the horizon.
The best way to experience the magic and beauty of this city is by the sea. You will sail through Marseille’s captivating waters, soak in the panoramic views, and visit the Frioul islands, including the renowned Chateau d’If. The boat will conveniently drop you off at a waterfront restaurant for lunch, allowing you to savor the city’s charms in a unique setting.
On the way back to your hotel, you will have one last stop to admire one of the most beautiful monuments of Marseille, the Longchamps Palace, a tribute to the Durance river that runs through the Marseille canal.

Day 8: Aix-en-Provence - Marseille Airport

Private transfer from Aix-en-Provence to Marseille airport

A chauffeur will meet you for a private transfer between Aix-en-Provence and Marseille airport.


About This Trip:

    • Enjoy 24/7 English-spoken telephone assistance while traveling
    • This itinerary includes transport, activities, guides, accommodations with breakfasts, and other listed services
    • Price is in USD per person, assuming double occupancy. Note that prices and availability are subject to change.

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