Luxury Vineyard Car Tour
Explore the beautiful vineyards around Aix-en-Provence in a vintage 2CV Citroën!
2 Days / 1 Night
Hightlight of the itinerary
- 2 day immersion in Provence
- Themes: Gastronomy, Wine, and Culture
- Pre-organized road-trip
Explore your tour:
Day 1: Arrival
Morning: Arrive in Aix-en-Provence to begin your journey in your vintage 2CV Citroën.
Drive to the vineyard Château La Coste to taste the wines that are true to the land from which they come. The production at La Coste is purely organic, and was recognized in 2009 for it’s French organic label “AB.”
Afternoon: Visit Abbaye de Silvacane, a former Cistercian monastery that dates back to the 12th century and is located in the town of La Roque-d’Anthéron.
Drive to Cadenet, a village that overlooks the valley of the Durance. Cadenet is located on the southern slopes of Luberon Massif and is the birthplace of famous André Estienne, the little boy who played the drum for the for the fourth regiment of grenadiers during the battle of the bridge of Arcole.
Arrive at Domaine de Fontenille at Lauris, your luxurious hotel for the night. Experience a relaxing massage at the wellness center of the Domaine de Fontenille.
After you’re relaxed, dine at La Cuisine d’Amélie, located in the southern terraces of the country house at the hotel. The cuisine is both simple and elegant, centered around the products of the Lauris region.
Day 2: Depart to Village of Bonnieux
Morning: Drive from the village of Bonnieux to the Château la Canorgue vineyard (the vineyard in the movie A Good Year with Russell Crowe and Marion Cotillard). Enjoy a tasting of some of the most fragrant wines thanks to the unique weather conditions and top soil quality in the region.
Explore the village of Lacoste located in the Vaucluse, in the Provence-Côte-d’Azur.
Afternoon: Eat lunch in the city of Ménerbes, at the restaurant Maison de la Truffle and enjoy the truffles and wines of the Regional Park of Luberon.
Take advantage of the beautiful scenic view in Gordes, one of the most credited hill-top villages in the region. Known for its beautiful white stone root buildings and narrow cobblestone streets, Gordes inspired some of the best artists including André Lhote & Marc Chagall. If desired, drive to the Cistercian abbey, Sénanque Abbey, not too far from the village. Under the patronage of Alfant, the bishop of Cavaillon, the abbey was built to house the first community of impoverished monks.
Finish your vintage tour in the village of Roussillon. Known as one of the most beautiful villages in France, explore Roussillon’s narrow streets, colorful facades and historical staircases. Discover the ocher trail that leads you to the “Chaussée des giants” in the middle of the fairy chimneys.
Return to Aix-en-Provence
It includes: Lunches in Bistrot at La Fenière and Maison de la Truffe, one night in Domaine de Fontenille in a superior room with breakfast, a relaxing massage (50mn), dinner at the restaurant d’Amélie in Domaine de Fontenille, and the cost of the rental vintage car.
It does not include: The flight or train to Marseille or Aix TGV. Airport/railway station pick-up and drop-off, a chauffeur, guide, or transport. All personal expenses.
From 800€ per person
Transportation in a vintage car