Gourmet tour in the south of France
Exclusive Tour 2020
From Marseille to Carcassonne via Provence, the gastronomy of the south of France awakens your taste buds.
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Day 1 - Marseille and its Bouillabaisse
Dive into the world of Marseille...

Stroll through the narrow streets of the basket district, enjoy a glass of pastis on the terrace of a bar in the old port and savour a bouillabaisse in the Vallon des Auffes, the real life of an inhabitant of Marseille!

It is in Marseille that your journey into the gastronomy of the South of France begins.

Overnight in the hotel Intercontinental***** in Marseille
Day 2 - From Marseille to Aix en Provence
Aix en Provence is the city of the painter Cézanne, whose Aix countryside inspired the greatest impressionist masterpieces.

City of water and city of art, be seduced by this Provencal art of living. Don't miss the unmissable Calisson, a confectionery made from a fine paste of candied melon and almonds crushed together, a speciality of the town.

Become a master confectioner at the workshop of Roy René, discover all the secrets of calisson and learn how to make your own Calisson.

Dinner & 2nd night in the hotel Intercontinental***** in Marseille.
Day 3 - From Marseille to Gordes
What would you say to discover today the secrets of the truffle and the gastronomy of the South of France?

Direction Gordes, perched village classified among the most beautiful villages of France.

Claire is waiting for you in the hotel Le Petit Palais d'Aglaé, to reveal her passion for truffles: hunting, explanations, cooking classes, tasting and lunch in a friendly atmosphere.

A day of gourmet discoveries through the gastronomy of the south of France.

At the end of this workshop, you will be a specialist of French Truffles: you can now buy, prepare and cook truffles.

You are no longer afraid of being deceived when buying, nor of being disappointed when cooking.

Dinner & 3rd night in the hotel Le Petit palais D'Aglaé**** in Gordes.
Day 4 - Gordes & the Provencal Villages
Provence... cicadas, lavender, olive oil, sunshine and just enjoy the present time.

Here is your program for the day!

The narrow streets lined with shops, with their vaulted passageways and stone staircases, the Renaissance castle, the cellars of an old oil mill and nearby, the village of the bories and the famous abbey of Sénanque, this is what Gordes is showing you this morning.

In the afternoon, take the direction of Roussillon and its famous Carrières d'Ocres.

Let yourself be seduced by the colour of the facades of a generous palette of apricot shades and by its flamboyant cliffs during the pretty walk you can make in the ochre quarries.

In the evening, it is the restaurant les Bories which will know how to awaken your taste buds and will unveil to you some of the riches of the gastronomy of the south of France.

A refined setting and a beautiful shaded terrace in the heart of the Luberon to savour the divine dishes of this Michelin-starred restaurant.

4th night in the hotel Le Petit Palais d'Aglaé **** in Gordes
Day 5 - From Gordes to Avignon
The pope city in Avignon, one of the most starred cities in France but also a beautiful historical discovery.

Enjoy the Palace of the Popes, the pontifical residence of the XIVᵉ century as well as the Pont st bénezet and to finish, a lunch at the Michelin-starred Christian Etienne restaurant. Provençal haute cuisine in a 12th century building.

On the way to the Pont du Gard, a UNESCO World Heritage site, stop at the Maison Bronzini to taste their incomparable olive oil. Visit the mill of the Chartreuse and taste the different oils.

It's time to discover the famous Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct with three levels, that carried water from Uzès to Nîmes.

At the end of the day, make yourself comfortable at the Vieux Castillon hotel which is hosting you this evening and enjoy the facilities of this charming establishment selected by Exclusive Travel for you.

Dinner and 5th night in the hotel Le Vieux Castillon**** in Castillon du Gard.
Day 6 - From Castillon du Gard to Uzès
It is Wednesday or Saturday, a typical Provencal market full of colours and flavours is unveiled on the Place aux Herbes.

Continue to discover the flavours and gastronomy of the south of France at the Michelin-starred restaurant La Table d'Uzès. The chef Christophe Ducros will concoct for you one of the most surprising menus.

This afternoon, don't forget to say hello to the goats from the Couderc farm.

It is thanks to them that you will enjoy a refined and subtle cheese.

Dinner and 6th night at the hotel Le Vieux Castillon**** in Castillon du Gard.
Day 7 - From Castillon du Gard to Montpellier
Let's leave the Gard in the direction of the Hérault, still in the Occitanie region.

Come and visit the Château de Flaugergues, taste its wines, have lunch in its restaurant, Le Folia, and enjoy the elegant atmosphere of this place steeped in history.

Relaxation is part of the afternoon program. After comfortably settling down at the Domaine de Verchant hotel, take advantage of its spa facilities for a unique moment of well-being or why not, a new tasting of wines from their wine domain.

Dinner and 7th night in the hotel le Domaine de Verchant***** near Montpellier.
Day 8 - From Montpellier to Carcassonne
An interminable pontoon, stretched between water and sky, a Robinson's hut, a wild beach where a terrace is laid out... This is the Tarbouriech oyster domain, a piece of the world, a paradise and the cradle of a family.

Passionate about their profession as oyster farmers, the Tarbouriech family wishes to share their enthusiasm and the gastronomy of the South of France. Come and taste not only the famous Pink Tarbouriech special oysters, but also a beautiful family secret "mussel brasucade", sublimated by local wines.
Let yourself be carried away on an oyster farm barge to discover the pond and the oyster parks. A unique place, for a moment suspended in time.

Let's take the road again towards Carcassonne and its medieval city. A stroll through the cobbled streets, a cruise on the Canal du Midi, enjoy the atmosphere and inspiration of the moment to discover Carcassonne.

Dinner and 8th night at the hotel de la Cité***** in Carcassonne.
Day 9 - Go back home
Memories in minds, emotions in your heart and flavors that will have amazed your taste buds, your return home will be smooth.
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