Luxury & Authenticity in Provence

Aix-en-Provence & Cassis

Planet Provence vous promet une immersion luxueuse de 2 jours en Provence.

Led by your personal guide Brice, this luxury, 2-day immersion in Provence invites you to discover Provence’s exceptional, sun-filled cuisine and incomparable treasures. You will be staying at “Le Pigonnet”, a top-level hotel in the centre of Aix-en-Provence; a haven of refinement and luxury with a contemporary decor, promising serenity and relaxation.

This short break can be adapted to take into account certain disabilities on request.

Price from €1,000 pp Based on 2 people

Length 2.5 days / 2 nights

Availability March to December

Day 1

Stage 1 – Le Pigonnet, a hotel with a fascinating past

During your escapade in Provence, you will be staying at “Le Pigonnet”, a magnificent and typical 18th-century Provencal bastide. Ideally located just a stone’s throw from the town centre, this haven of peace stands amid veteran chestnut trees.

Day 2

Stage 2 – Discovering Aix-en-Provence

Your day starts with a delightful introduction to goat’s cheese making at a farm in Aix-en-Provence. You will then enjoy a tour of the town’s beautiful ancient architecture and markets. Aix-en-Provence was the birthplace of Post-Impressionist artist Paul Cézanne.

Stage 3 – Wine tasting at the foot of Saint Victoire mountain

In the afternoon, you will discover Sainte-Victoire mountain: an impressive limestone giant standing over the town and the subject of many paintings by Cézanne. You will then enjoy wine tasting at a local cellar at the foot of the mountain.

Before heading back to your hotel, you will stop off to meet a local honey maker and brewer.

Day 3

Stage 4 – Wine tasting in Cassis

Led by your guide, you will drive to the top of the astonishing Cape Canaille to admire the sweeping views over the Mediterranean Sea and village of Cassis, before revelling in an Cassis AOC wine tasting session at a local vineyard.

Stage 5 – Exploring Cassis and the "Calanques" fjords

Your stay ends with a boat tour of the breathtaking “Calanques” fjords, allowing you to admire these fabulous natural treasures from the waves.

the price includes

Return transfers from the airport/railway station to the hotel
Chauffeur throughout your stay
Tours (vineyard, farm, boat)
2 nights in classic room at the hotel "Le Pigonnet"
Breakfasts
Visitor's tax

does not include

Flights and/or train
Lunches and dinners
Personal expenses

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Planet Provence is an incoming agency based in Aix-en-Provence since 2013, specializing in tailored tours on the theme of Provence wine and gastronomy. Your guide Brice first discovered Provence in 1981, when his father was transferred to the town of Aix-en-Provence. He fell head over heels in love with the region and never left.
Deeply attached to French traditions and a fervent fan of good food and wine, Brice loves sharing his passion with his friends and the people he meets. After working as a sales executive for over 15 years at various international companies specializing in wines & spirits, he decided to live out his dream by setting up "Planet Provence". Always keen to learn and progress, he trained in oenology at the Ludivinum school in Montpellier and now enjoys sharing his knowledge and love of wine and Provence with his guests through his welcoming and easy-going tours, always off the beaten track.

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