Gourmet Wine Tour in Provence
Savor the beauty of the Luberon Natural Park of Provence while enjoying the taste of Provence led by an English-speaking local.
During this one day guided tour, you will leave Aix en Provence and you will be driven 15 mns away to the famous “Le Roy René Confectionary and the Calisson Museum“. You will discover how the most popular and the traditional Calisson, so typical of the region of Aix en Provence are made.
While visiting this state of this art manufacture and its almond field, you will sample the various styles of Calissons.
On the way to your next stop, you will cross the Durance, the river separating the “Bouches du Rhône department” from the Luberon Natural Park and admire the gorgeous scenery of the Provence back country.
Then, you will reach La Cavale in the village of Cucuron, a contemporary winery and wine connoisseur’s paradise, winner of the “Most Luxurious Winery of 2019” award.
Owned by Paul Dubrule, founder of the famous Accor Hotel group, and designed by renowned architect Jean Michel Wilmotte, La Cavale produces red, white and rosé wines which you will taste after a visit to its cellar during a cheese and wine pairing.
This exceptional moment will be followed by a lunch at “La Petite Maison de Cucuron” or “La Fenière“, two Michelin starred restaurants located nearby or a local restaurant according to their availability. You will taken back to Aix en Provence in the afternoon.
Our friendly guide will pick you up from your hotel or B&B (up to 10 km around Aix en Provence) and bring you back at the end of the tour. If you wish to be picked up and dropped off from a location outside this 10km radius, extra fees may apply.
The Full Day Tour Includes:
The knowledge and guidance of a French wine expert, admission to La Cavale winery, guided visit of the vat room and cellar, a cheese and wine pairing workshop by a wine Stewart, admission to the “Le Roy René Confectionary and the Calisson Museum”.
Lunch, personal expenses, and any services not mentioned above are not included.
Full day tour – 7h
Transportation in a luxury 7-seater car