Arrive 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 authentic 19th century restored farmhouse accommodations to get settled in and unwind in the country mountain air before enjoying a welcome dinner prepared for us by the farmhouse owner and chef.
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 our farmhouse accommodations, 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.
Breakfast at our farmhouse followed by visits to local medieval towns of Evenos, Le Castellet and La Cadiere d’ Azur.
Leave farmhouse early for a visit to the local Boulangerie or bakery. After the visit, we head back for breakfast and say farewell to our farmhouse owners. Next stop, the beautiful city of Aix-en-Provence! After checking into our new hotel, we are free to relax or stroll around. Our first night in Aix will find us dining at a famous restaurant on the Cours Mirabeau.
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.
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.
Breakfast on your own before heading back to Nice. In Nice, we will say goodbye to our driver and check into our final hotel. The rest of your day and night can be spent exploring the city.
Head back to Nice airport by taxi to fly home, treasures in tow.
*Please note, itinerary subject to change due to weather.