Paul Cezanne is worldwide known, his paintings are in the greatest museums. The collection of the museum Granet presents some of his painting. In 2006 an international exhibition took place in Aix en Provence, his hometown and in Washington. The landscapes around Aix-en-Provence, the stone carrier of Bibémus, the pin trees of the forest of the Château Noir, the mediterranean sea by l’Estaque and of course the great site of the Sainte-Victoire mountain. Symbol of the countryside of Aix-en-Provence, the mountain Sainte Victoire worth an excursion on its hiking trail.
Moustiers Sainte Marie, one of the most beautiful village in Provence, its gold star protected the village. It’s situated in the Regional Parc of the Verdon Canyon and the lake Sainte Croix. The view from the chapel Notre Dame de Beauvoir is worth climbing hundreds the steps. The chapel and the church were built on the XII Century.
The countryside is just breathtaking. In June and July the lavender fields are so colorful, it’s a luxury for all the senses
Then in july and august it’s the bright yellow of the sunflowers that covered all the fields.
If you would like to be driven through those picturesque landscape please send a mail through the page contact.
La Provence, a day on the mediterranean coast… Cassis one of the most beautiful village on the Mediterranean Cost. Coiled in a natural setting which combines pine forests, ochre or white rocks, plain or terraced vineyards that stretch to the Mediterranean Sea. Cassis is protected by two monuments of nature which are Cape Canaille (highest maritime cliff of Europe) which glows when mistral winds blow and the Calanques made of white limestone.
Capital of the Christendom in the Middle Ages, Avignon kept of its History a heritage of exception a big part of which is registered on the UNESCO world heritage: the Popes’ Palace and
the Bridge of Avignon, but also the square of the palace with the baroque facade of the hotel of currencies, museum of the Peti
A day near Aix-en-Provence is an opportunity to discover the Sainte-Victoire Mountain. It’s one of the most beautiful landscapes of Provence. A wine testing in some selected vineyards will give ou the opportunity to try the Rosé, Rouge and Blanc. Contact Tours in Provence we will organize a Tours through the vineyards…
Making rosé wines has been a specialty in Provence for generations, an integral part of the “art of living” the region is so well known for.
Provence’s climate, soils and grape varieties are all perfectly suited for rosé winemaking.
Havent season Autumn.
“I took the pictures during my tours and the days we were harvesting, it will be a great honor to welcome you in Provence with your friends and family, share a day and make you discover that area full of contrasts. Cécile Beillieu”
Gordes is a magnificent village, which was home to a number of artists such as the painter Vasarely and the photographer Willy Ronis.
The Abbey of Sénanque: the fields of lavender cultivated around it form a remarkable contrast with the Cistercian style. The Abbey was built in the 12th century in a very spare style and is a listed historical monument.
The luberon it’s also…
The Village of Roussillon, built at the top of a hill, whose lands have been exploited for their ochres.
The former quarries have carved a fantastic landscape with striking colours, where you can walk
The Camargue: delta of the Rhône river, the Camargue is an unique area, delimited by two harms of the Rhône, the north by the city of Arles.
The wild life is rich, we will have the opportunity to observe a number of migrating birds. Some had settle down in that wetland rich in alluviums. The ideal season to observe the birds are spring and late autumn. Bird lovers can watch them from the Vigueirat Marsh in a nature-ramble.
We can observe Pink Flamingos, White Egret, Grey Heron, Common Crane, Black Ibis…
A horse ride is also a great way to discover the beauty of the landscapes. From the inland to the village of the Sainte Maries to the Mediterranean sea side, there are a multitude of footpath.
The nature is well preserved and protected.
The horse bride Le Camargue is a beautiful horse with a strong character but very trustful.
The mountain chain of the Alpilles is a natural park is fauna and flora is typical of the region.
The village of Saint Remy de Provence has a lot of character, visiting the village and the surrounding you will be surprise by all his historic monuments.
Once you pass the mountain chain you discover all the olive trees fields of the Valley des Baux.
The village of Les Baux has a rich architectural heritage which you can explore by wandering through its narrow cobbled streets,
as far as the wonderful view of the valley: a silvery blue sea of olive trees. Great countryside not far from Arles.
Picasso and the Spanish Master!
From 2 March 2018 to 6 January 2019, digitised masterpieces by Picasso, Goya, and Sorolla will create a dialogue to the sound of music on the immense limestone surfaces of the Carrières. A veritable invitation to go on a journey of discovery, this original multimedia show retraces a century of Spanish painting, providing visitors with an intense artistic experience.
Chagall Midsummer Nights’ Dreams’Open till 8th January 2017 Some of the artist’s best-known masterpieces have been digitized and will be screened on the 4,000 m2 of the former stone quarry of Les Carrières.
Spectacular landscapes, outstanding monuments, the smell of lavender, colourful markets…
Let us explore together Provence, Alpilles, Luberon, Gorges du Verdon, Camargue …