Provence is often synonymous with relaxation, sun, beautiful landscapes and cicadas. Local products are also the authenticity of Provençal gastronomy. If you like olives and southern cuisine, you will appreciate accompanying these dishes with a good glass of wine. Then set off for an experience of wine tourism in Provence. On the road to exceptional wines and breathtaking landscapes.
THE UNIQUE LANDSCAPES OF PROVENCE
A major inspiration for many artists, the Provencal landscape is a real invitation to calm and relaxation. The songs of the cicadas will punctuate your stay, and you will discover a landscape with a thousand facets. The contrast between the high relief and the coastline offers a palette of warm and sunny colours, ideal for a stay full of discovery, but also conducive to wine estates and the cultivation of olive trees.
Take a deep breath and let the scent of lavender, rosemary, thyme and rosemary, driven by the mistral, the powerful wind typical of Provence, guide you.
The blue of the sky contrasts nicely with the green of the vegetation and the Mediterranean Sea. It's a sight to behold!
A RICH AND GENEROUS PROVENCAL LAND
Enjoy a weekend, short or long stay in the vineyards of Provence to discover the traditions of Provence and its warm inhabitants with their singing accents.
Provence market: an ancestral tradition
There's nothing like a trip to the market to immerse yourself in the Provencal tradition. Located in the heart of small villages, or in the big cities of the Var, the Bouches-du-Rhône and the Alpes-Maritimes, each market invites you to indulge. An unmissable opportunity to discover the local specialities. These include olives, figs, almonds, nougat, goat's cheese and honey. So many Mediterranean flavours that will delight you throughout your stay, and even afterwards.
Rosé wine from Provence: the emblem of the region
Known and recognized worldwide, the Provence rosé wines is becoming more and more popular. Whether you are a novice or an experienced consumer, Provençal rosé offers such a diversity of aromas that it is impossible to be disappointed. Full-bodied or light, fruity or floral, all tastes are in Provence. You will find a wide selection of rosé wines from different grape varieties and bearing different labels, the best known of which are theAOC Côtes de Provence AOC Bandol, or the AOC Coteaux Varois in Provence.
A cuisine of sunny flavours
Impossible to pass a stay in Provence without being tempted by the gastronomy of Provence. The sun is on your plate, with tasty fruits and vegetables and flavourful herbs. Let yourself be tempted by tapenade, ratatouille or aioli, and accompany them with a good rosé wine, to fully enjoy the riches of Provence.
PROVENÇAL FOLKLORE: SMALL VILLAGES AND TRADITIONS
Life in the heart of Provence is almost an art of living. For a complete immersion in this special atmosphere, a visit to the small Provencal villages is a must. Stroll through the streets where life moves at a slower pace, punctuated by the song of the cicadas, the cycle of the seasons, and the warmth of the sun. Enjoy the charm of the place and the gentle way of life it inspires, and lose yourself in the winding streets that are as authentic as they are warm.
Provence is a land of festivities and tradition, and regularly hosts convivial events, honouring patron saints or important moments in Provençal life: the vine festival, the corso fleuri, the bravade, the 13 desserts... Don't hesitate to anticipate your wine tourism stay noting the different dates.
A SOIL CONDUCIVE TO THE CULTIVATION OF VINES
Far from the villages and tourist sites, the Provençal vineyard extends as far as the eye can see. Taking advantage of the Mediterranean climate and the clay or limestone soils, the vines flourish throughout the seasons, producing sweet, tasty grapes that are ideal for making wine. Visit the estates, cellars and wineries in the discovery of the wines of Provence. These are exceptional beverages that only the Provençal terroir and the know-how of Provençal winegrowers can offer.
A lover of good wine, the wine tourism in Provence is an ideal holiday in the heart of the vineyards. Between visits to wine cellars and vineyards, and walks in the heart of the Provençal treasures, your stay will fill your eyes and your taste buds!