In Provence, times blend and we take the time to live moments to the full, to be taken through the villages into worlds of flavours, colours, olive trees and lavender fields…
The Baux de Provence : a site of exception
Listed amongst the « Most Beautiful Villages of France », the medieval village of Baux de Provence characterises the enchanting charm of Provence’s villages.
As we navigate through its winding alleys we discover delightful old shops, shaded terraces, fountains… All of it set on top of a rocky spur that offers a splendid panorama over the valley, its vines and its olive trees.
Located in the midst of this unique natural site in the heart of the Alpilles Regional Park, Baumaniere Hotel & Spa and its typical Provencal building are a haven of peace with its elegant, contemporary yet traditional decoration.
The Carrières de Lumiere - art bigger than life
Close to that, this former quarry dating back to the Roman era now bring to life immersive exhibitions where the finest painting masterpieces dress up in the most spectacular way the impressive 45 feet high walls of this venue out of the ordinary. A journey through an enchanting festival of music and colours.
St Remy de Provence - where charm meets history
A little further North, the unmissable village of St Remy de Provence, which beauty and light quality have inspired many artists, writers, painters… An open invitation to wonder around its winding narrow roads full of character.
And to end the day with a touch of beauty and luxury, the Chateau de Fonscolombe , a 3-centuries old classified historical monument recently refurbished, presents us within its site of outstanding heritage with a restaurant offering products straight from its garden as well as traditional and biological wines coming from its own vineyard.
The Pont du Gard - an Antiquity wonder
To wrap up this journey through time, the Pont du Gard, gigantic Aqueduct 3-levels of arches high built in the 1st century and now listed as UNESCO World Heritage, is unmissable. It stands now as it did then, in such perfect harmony with the lush natural beauty of its surroundings.
After so many discoveries, one final stop to the double starred chef Edouart Loubet is a must. At the Bastide de Capelongue , he shares his passion for provencal cuisine with us: from his culinary secrets to the visit of his vegetable and herbs garden… for a delicate, generous and vibrant experience of provence’s cuisine in the heart of the Luberon region.
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