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PROVENCE: A fragrance of lavender.

The region Provence Alps Côte d’Azur waits to be discovered. From the Alpine peaks to the Mediterannean shores under a bright sun shining 300 days per year, the area has much to offer. At any time of the year, the region invites to explore: rural gateways, skiing in the Southern Alps, cultural trips, relaxation, well-being, fine food and wine, for an outstanding setting.

With its bridge, famous the world over in the beloved children’s song, the Palace of the Popes, testimony to its prestigious past as Capital of Christianity in the Middle Ages, Avignon offers grandiose architecture, ranked among UNESCO’s World Heritage. The Avignon theatre festival in the summer has been the international meeting point for contemporary creation for the 60 years. Avignon is well equipped with a large number of places you so you can successfully plan your individual or group business travels.

Aix en Provence
Town of water, town of art… Everyone knows that Aix was built and has developed around this dual identity. But the town also knows how to blend different eras and culture. Open to the world, it is a city of human dimension where the preserved heritage and the city of tomorrow blend perfectly. Here, all is colour and sensation: the light of the sky, the golden stone of the facades, the transparent green of the fountains, the shade of the plane trees, surprises held by the festival nights.

With its 26 centuries of history, it combines tradition and modernity. Discover Marseille through its millenial history and its museums, stroll in its parks and its gardens… Discover the dynamism of the city through its big plans like Euroméditerranée. Facing the mediterranean basin, crossroads of the civilization, Marseille was selected to become the European Capital of Culture in 2013.


Private venue at the Palais des Papes.
The Popes’ Palace, the biggest Gothic palace in Europe, can be entirely privatized for a gala evening. Many different rooms of the palace are suitable according to the number of guests.
Venues from 100 to 700 pax.
Possibility to have a night private guided visit of the palace before dinner with local guide.
Possibility to arrange a wine quizz with table games in the private wine cellar of the palais and enjoy a wine tasting before dinner (different themes of quizz such as chocolate or cheese also available).
The Palais des Papes can also welcome seminars and conventions.

Dinner and show at the "Rouge Gorge Cabaret".
Spend an evening in a cabaret atmosphere, singing and dancing. The Royal Palace will explore the most magical moments of his last ten journals. A style that feeds from its past while moving into the present. The richness of the choreography, the flamboyant costumes and the lightness of the feathers, but is met for one unforgettable evening. Choreographer, dancer, leader of the review, Jacques FABRE, was the Folies Bergère choreographer, director of Crazy Horse Barcelona and Beirut.

Seated dinner without show: max 270 pax.
Standing cocktail with show: max 500 pax.
Possibility to privatize the site: from 120 pax.


Gamble at The « Pasino ».
The Pasino d’Aix en Provence, is an unique place to spend an evening for dinner and for gambling. This innovative concept is very popular as many activities are offered on premises. The 1st level offer s a wide capacity and a large scene suitable for a dinner show, symposium, conventions or product launching.
Seated lunch. Seated dinner: up to 1200 pax. Standing cocktail: up to 1500 pax. At the groundfloor, 4 theme restaurants (japanese, oriental, italien, and a brasserie). Each restaurant allowing about 50 pax max. Meeting room up to 60 pax. 280 slot machines & 1 traditional table games.


Former residence of Princess Eugénie, Palais du Pharo.
Overhanging the old harbour of Marseille, the wellknown “Vieux Port”, the Pharo majestic 19th century building was the former imperial residence of the Princess Eugénie. However, thanks to its exceptional location and the creation of a Conference Centre, the palais du Pharo is today a prestigious architectural complex, one of the finest in Europe. Distributed on 3 levels, all of them featuring different styles
Ground floor: luxurious napoleonean decoration facing the sea. : seated dinner max 180 pax. Underground : modern and design restaurant with terrace facing the “Vieux port” : up to 500 pax. A 900-seat auditorium with high technology equipment, being next a 1800 m² exhibition space can be adapted for conventions, or for launching of products followed by a gala cocktail.


Discover Aix en Provence.
A tour of Aix en Provence is a chance to travel in time, treasures that you will discover simply by walking around the town. Suggested themes of visit: the old town, with the Saint-Sauveur cathedral, the famous Cours Mirabeau, a place of history and leisure,the Thermes Sextius, last trace of the fortified medieval town Paul Cézanne’s foot steps: guided tour of the city where Cézanne was born, where he lived, his last studio Lunch in restaurant in the old town. In the afternoon, visit “Calisson” factory, candied fruit, “nougat”, jam and chocolate.

Discover Marseille.
The Romano-Byzantine Notre Dame is the sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin, filled out with mosaics of gold and marbles, gently called “good mother“ by the inhabitants. From the esplanade, we discover the most impressive view of Marseille and its site. Lunch in the old port, allowing to taste the famous “Bouillabaisse” (fish soup blending 3 different sorts of mediteranean fishes). After lunch, departure from the Old Port for a cruise. Discover the Côte Marseillaise and its picturesque small ports: the Vallon des Auffes, Malmonsque Les Goudes a walk at the end of the world for the archipelagos of Friuli and the Château d’If.

Roussillon, Gordes, Abbey of Sénanque.
Discover Roussillon : The beauty of the “Provencal Colorado“ ochre-quarriers extracted the magnificent pigments from the earth, carving a beautiful, multicoloured landscape. Continue the visit to Gordes listed as “one of the most beautiful villages of France. Lunch in Gordes at Mas de la Senancole followed by the fabulous Abbey of Sénanque hidden in the green valley. Cistercian monks still live there producing honey, lavender essence, and liqueurs. Full day tour.

Les Baux de Provence.
Discover the beauty of the deep heart of the Provence and the traditional handcraft. Visit of the museum Souleiado in Tarascon (provencal famous flowered tissue from the 18th century). Taste the olive oil rewarded with a gold medal in 2006 as the best in the world! in a traditional oil mill. Lunch with local specialities at the mill – max capacity 120 pax). Visit the museum of aromas and perfumes in Graveson. Full day tour.


Sailing on board a ketch rigged ship.
«LE DON DU VENT» is a ketch-rigged, wooden ship from the 1930’s restored to continue the high-seas adventure. On board, you will find a caring crew, with patience and humour, that will allow you to discover the sea and old-world sailing. They will make your experience unforgettable. While sailing along, enjoy breath taking sceneries such as Côte d’Azur, Côte Bleue, the Calanques of Cassis, the islands in the bay of Marseille. According to weather conditions, whale-watching.
Up to 26 pax sailing.
13/18 pax sleeping on board.
Possible to arrange a dockside rental without sailing, up to 80 pax on the deck.

Discover the wild Camargue on a private domain.
A different taste of freedom and adventure! Let us delight you with the spectacular nature of the Camargue with its typical wild white horses, its pink flamingos, and its black bulls in total freedom! Come and share the traditional activities of a bull farm. Visit of the domain on a tractor-drawn trailer. Horsemanship skills in the middle of a herd of bulls. Country meal with local specialities.
From 25 to 120 pax ( or 200 pax according to the season).
Possibility to have tzigan singers and dancers during the lunch (in optionnal).
Possibility to visit the farm in 4 wheel drive (from 4 to 30 pax maximum).