INTERESTED IN OUR TOUR? HERE’S A SHORT LOOK AT THE ITINERARY.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017: Pick up at Nice airport to be greeted by your driver and host for the week, Dee Poquette. After a visit to St-Paul-de-Vence, we will drive to our four-star 19th century restored farmhouse, Mas du Cimai. Welcome dinner at the Mas.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017: Breakfast on the terrace before driving to Sanary-sur-Mer to visit the morning market. After the market visit, we head to the seaside town of Cassis where we will take a boat ride for a view of the famous Calanques. After the boat ride we head back to Mas, but not before stopping at a small goat farm to see how goat cheese is made. Our dinner location for the night will be announced at breakfast.
Thursday, September 21, 2017: Breakfast at Mas followed by visits to local medieval towns of Evenos, Le Castellet and La Cadiere d’ Azur. Return to Mas for a cooking lesson and dinner.
Friday, September 22, 2017: Leave Mas early for a visit to the local Boulangerie or bakery. After the visit, we head back to Mas for breakfast and say farewell to Mas du Cimai. Next stop, the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence! After checking into our new hotel, Hotel Saint Christophe, we are free to relax or stroll around. Our first night in Aix will find us dining at the famous restaurant “Les Deux Garcons,” on the Cours Mirabeau.
Saturday, September 23, 2017: Breakfast on your own then meet in hotel lobby at 9:00 to head out to tour the city and the markets of Aix. Dinner arrangements to be decided by the group.
Sunday, September 24, 2017: Early breakfast on your own. Leave hotel around 8:00 to drive to L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue. After shopping, we will drive back to the hotel for our last night in Aix. Dinner arrangements to be decided by the group.
Monday, September 25, 2017: Breakfast on your own before heading back to Nice. In Nice, we will say goodbye to our driver and check into The Grand Hotel Le Florence. The rest of your day and night can be spent exploring the city.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017: Head back to Nice airport by taxi to fly home.
*Please note, itinerary subject to change due to weather.