Come With Us To Provence!

Come With Us To Provence!

Come With Us To Provence
June 21 – 27, 2022

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The bucolic beauty, extraordinary light, and good food and wine of Provence enchant all who visit. After all, it was the author Peter Mayle who extolled the region in his bestselling novel A Year in Provence. From fields of fragrant lavender to ancient Roman structures, Provence truly embodies the essence of la belle vie (the beautiful life). 

Join us on a trip of a lifetime designed especially for us by Bliss Travels, specialists in custom“insider” experiences. You’ll see and do things most tourists never get the chance to!

What’s included in this trip:

  • Private pick up and drop off at Avignon train station (single meeting point and time for group) for the transfer to/from Provence.
    • All transportation (pick up, drop off, excursions) is private with a private driver. Only cars and minivans used.
  • 6 nights lodging in stunning Medieval village in a private inn (beautiful rooms, a/c, wifi, private garden, panoramic views, pool & more)
  • Daily gourmet breakfasts of fresh-baked bread and pastries, local fruits, artisan jams, locally made cheeses, yogurts, cereals and more
  • Every trip is customized for the travelers who attend. Each excursion, menu, and event is based upon our travelers’ preferences.
  • Three or Four 6 hour (usually 10-4 pm) private sightseeing excursions with chauffeur driven car/van, guide and translation (excursions included stunning Provençal markets, perched villages, Roman ruins, chateaux, galleries/shopping, art, and stunning sights too numerous to mention). Including:
    • One market day excursion with food tour and tastings
    • One excursion focused on the “most beautiful villages of France” with visits to at least two of them and privately guided walks through them, including a homemade lunch in a small bistro, closed just for us!
    • One excursion focused on Roman ruins, art and a Michelin starred meal
    • At least 1 private wine tasting event including top Chateauneuf du Pape wines, and wines from the rest of France.
    • Visits to the lavender fields
    • And more!
  • Gourmet 3-course lunch or dinner daily, including wines:
    • includes a wide variety of dining experiences from country auberge to gastronomic to “mom and pop” to local hot spots.
    • Specially chosen wines with all included meals
  • Private guide for all excursions
  • Small group, only 12 people

Price is $3800.00 per person based on double occupancy. Solo traveler supplement is up to $1100 based on room category. Call for details.

Lodging

Provence | Ingenious Travel

Photo Credit: Bliss Travels and A.Bianciella/ZoomImageWorks

10 room luxury inn, owned by a French chef, with stunning views, pool, private garden, client kitchen, wifi, a/c, and individually decorated rooms, located in the center of a beautiful medieval village. Walk to everything.

What’s excluded

  1. Train tickets
  2. International flights
  3. Travel insurance 
  4. Some meals
  5. Expenses of personal nature and incidentals
  6. Pre-trip in Paris
  7. Post-trip in a Mediterranean castle 

Paris Add-on

When you come on one of our Provence 5-Night vacations you can add on 2 nights (or more) in Paris (one before departure to Provence and one after, or 2 before departure). Bliss Travels will create a custom experience for you that includes:

  • 2 additional nights in Paris, Left Bank boutique hotel of 5, 4 or 3+ stars
  • 2 full breakfasts or continental breakfasts
  • 2 hour privately guided walking tour in Paris on arrival day
  • Roundtrip hotel/train transfers by private car/van
  • First-class train travel to/from Provence 
  • Gourmet picnic as you ride down to Provence, including carefully chosen wines 
  • Sightseeing info and planning
Prices could be as low as $1,200 per person.

Mediterranean Castle Stay Add-on

Bliss Travels can add on a unique stay in a real 1,000 year old castle overlooking a charming seaside and former Provençal fishing village and summer resort. Lounge at the pool, or tour the town. Spend time swimming in the crystal clear warm waters of the Mediterranean Enjoy a private boat ride through the turquoise inlets of the Mediterranean. 

The Mediterranean can include:

  • Luxury lodging in a real castle. Rooms vary so if you prefer a suite or a smaller more moderate room, please notify us asap.
  • Daily breakfasts overlooking the sea on a terrace
  • Private boat tour through the cliffs and inlets with a picnic, wine, and swimming
  • Arrival Michelin starred bistro, overlooking the sea.
  • Wine and cheese or wine tasting reception TBD
  • Pool or beach time on your own
  • Hiking/walks around the cliffs, if requested
  • Guided walking tour of the village

     

    Priced from $1,200 to $2,200 per person based upon the number of nights and inclusions. ***Rooming choices and pricing on a first-to-book basis.

Photo credits: Bliss Travels and A.Bianciella/ZoomImageWorks

Can’t wait until 2022, contact us today and travel this year, June 21 – 27!