A week of flavors in Provence. In your first day, you’ll be picked up from Nice, Marseille or Toulon airports, or from our local high speed "TGV" Train station: "Les Arcs Draguignan". Arrival at the Mas mid-afternoon, with time to settle in to your accommodation and get to know your surroundings. 7:00 aperitif and 8:00 dinner. At 8:30 breakfast, then visit to the market at le Muy, shopping for fresh ingredients for dinner, late lunch in le Muy, 5:30 cooking class, aperitif and 8:00 dinner.
Monday morning at 8:30 breakfast, you wil visit to "la Bastide de Fonteye", renowned local Fromagerie. Followed by several visits to "Cotes de Provence" wineries &domaines with lunch en route at the "Domaine de la Maurette". 6:00 cooking class, aperitif and 8:00 dinner.
Early morning you will visit to the famous market in ST Tropez, lunch in ST Tropez, then some time to explore the village, port and of course window shop! Back to the Mas, at 6:00 - cooking class, aperitif and 8:00 dinner.
Next day you’ll have the possibility to visit to the «Moulin de Callas» traditional family run Provençal olive mill; see how olives are pressed and processed into oil, followed by trip into Draguignan for the market, late lunch in Draguignan, 5:30 cooking class, aperitif and 8:00 dinner.
Then you’ll have the chance to go at the colorful market in Lorgues, light lunch, from there onto Entrecasteaux, Salernes (ceramics), Tourtour (11th century church) and finally Flayosc, where we will have our aperitif in the village before the final dinner at "La Vielle Bastide". Finally at 8:30 - breakfast, departure, with transfers to onward transportation.
Michael's informal cooking classes are based on local ingredients from the market and most dishes will be savored at dinner that evening. He will add his knowledge of world cuisine to traditional Provençal recipes to create sumptuous dishes, a true delight for the eyes and the tastebuds. Breakfasts and dinners take place at the refectory style table adjacent to the kitchen or weather permitting outside on the terrace.
Mas de L'Hermitage is located near Figanières. You will visit the following:
- Breathtaking sights of St. Tropez;
- Local "Calanque" on the Coast;
- Enjoy shopping in the local markets.
Spacious 1st floor south facing studio with private entrance,the interior with exposed beams, decorated using local ocher pigments, two large single beds, sofa and coffee table/chairs. American style kitchen with bar, private bathroom with bath/shower and w.c. Large south facing private terrace with sun loungers and dining area.
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.
- Airport pick-up, return,
- Cooking lessons/demos,
- Most visits and meals.
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2005
Client Request Served: 12
Michael a chef for 25 years+ in the UK and worldwide, runs informal culinary and gastronomic short breaks /weeks in the heart of Provence on a full board basis. Learn about the culture and history of the region, how to shop for fresh produce and many local recipes.
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