Gourmet Break on a Maxi Catamaran in Provence

Marseille, Aix, les Baux de Provence, Sausset-les-pins

Premium Break between Sea & Wines.

On arrival, you will climb aboard your beautiful private maxi catamaran. Your skipper will sail you to a cove, where you will savour a shellfish platter before enjoying a night moored at sea.

On Saturday, you will head off fora Wine & Olive Oil day in the picturesque village of Les Baux-de-Provence, where you will tour 2 vineyards and an olive mill. You will also enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

In the evening, your guide will accompany you back to the boat for a plancha grilled dinner and second night at sea.

Trip to Sausset-les-Pins on Sunday by sidecar driven by our professional drivers, where you will enjoy a relaxing morning exploring the farm market. A delightful end to the weekend!

Price from €739 excl. VAT (€887 incl. VAT) pp Based on 6 people

Length 3 days / 2 nights

Availability June to December

Day 1

Stage 1

A taxi will collect you from Marseille or Aix-en-Provence railway station to take you to the port, where you will climb aboard your private maxi catamaran!

Stage 2

Your skipper will sail you to a gorgeous cove along the coast of Marseille, where you will spend a night moored at sea after savouring a delicious shellfish platter courtesy of one of the city’s best oyster sellers, served with a bottle of fine white wine…

Day 2

Stage 3

In the morning, after breakfast, your skipper will sail you back to the shore where your guide – a Provence wine specialist – awaits you for a tour of the magnificent village of Les Baux-de-Provence, producer of reputed wines and olive oils. Your guide will immortalize this memorable day with a photo story sent to you by email at the end of your stay.

Stage 4

After collecting the rest of the group (max 6 people) from Aix-en-Provence, you will head to Les Baux-de-Provence for your first vineyard tour. After an introduction to red, white and rosé Provence wine making by your guide, you will enjoy a fabulous organic wine tasting session.

Etape 5

After lunch under the pergola of a typical Provencal restaurant near Saint Rémy-de-Provence, you will head off to visit an organic olive mill.

Olive grower Laurent offers visitors a fascinating and fervent introduction to his trade. From the olive grove to the press, you will learn every stage of the olive oil making process and sample 4 different oils, each with very characteristic tastes.

Stage 6

Visit to a 2ndvineyard, with a tour of the stunning, surprise-filled grounds and wine tasting. These wines are very different from those sampled at your first tasting session!

Stage 7

Your guide will accompany you back to the port, where your catamaran awaits you for a second magical night on the water.

You will enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your skipper, including a Provencal sundowner, plancha grilled fish with Camargue rice and the Chef’s dessert, served with wine or soft drinks, before settling down for a second relaxing and secluded night at sea!

Day 3

Stage 8

After breakfast, your skipper will accompany you to the pontoon where your motorcycle sidecar driver awaits! After putting on your helmet and goggles, it’s time to head off along the Côte Bleue coast. You will cross the beautiful hills of Rove and drive along the Mediterranean coast to Sausset-les-Pins, where you will have plenty of time to roam the farm market stalls and savour more local specialities. Your driver will then accompany you to the railway station (2 people and 2 hand pieces of hand luggage per sidecar).

the price includes

Maxi catamaran accommodation
All meals
Transfers
Guides
Tasting sessions
Photo story of your Wine & Olive Oil day


does not include

Souvenirs and personal expenses
Sunday lunch

contact

VIGNE EVASION
38 Bis Avenue de l’Europe
13090 Aix en Provence
Tel.: +0033 (0)6 22 67 09 53

A specialist in Provence Wine Tourism, Vignévasion promises holidaymakers delightful encounters with local wine growers and producers. We offer an extensive panel of excursions, seminars, team building events and turnkey holidays.
We are committed to offering visitors a new angle on Provence, far from the beaten track, with the promise of unique experiences. Our tours ensure you do not feel like tourists: we greet you like friends and delight in unveiling Provence's hidden gems.
Our job is making you happy. Simply follow the guide!


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