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A Captivating Cultural and Culinary Tour of Provence

Onion and garlic stall at Aix-en-Provence market

Take a memorably mouth-watering and captivating cultural and culinary tour of picture-perfect Provence and explore some of the most beautiful areas of France, famous for their food produce and wine. You will be based in the enchanting town of St-Rémy-de-Provence in the heart of Provence. And you’ll make memories to cherish forever.

Like a house party


This is a small group tour with no more than 6 guests and though you may join as strangers, you’ll depart as friends. You’ll share the most amazing cultural and culinary experiences discover the real Provence that’s sure to steal a little of your heart.

Half the pleasure of eating is preparing new dishes and learning how to use local ingredients. And on this tour, you’ll be visiting the enchanting market of Eygalieres, a few minutes from lovely St-Rémy-de-Provence. It’s a sleepy little village with fountains tinkling and ancient cobbled streets but on market day the Provencal market sees postcard pretty Eygalieres burst into life, and you’ll be there with a chef to buy fresh local ingredients. The you’ll have a hands-on cooking class and prepare a multi-course lunch, paired with delicious local wines.

You’ll also visit the workshops of artisan food producers, do vineyard visits – and tastings, and shop, cook and dine with a chef in her private home. And you’ll dine in gourmet restaurants, off the beaten track, family run restaurants, the eateries that most visitors never discover – the places that the locals love best.

Combined with the fabulous food and fantastic wine, you’ll also explore the culture and history of Provence with visits to historic cities and ancient villages. And, the icing on the cake, the June tours will include lavender field visits, the purple blooms will just be starting their journey to purple stardom.

You’ll be staying in one location, in  Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, in the village’s historical center. No unpacking and packing, no moving about settling into different hotels, just one charming, inviting, and welcoming home from home where you’ll get a feel for the rhythm of life in Provence.

Other highlights of the trip

Palace of the Popes in Avignon

You’ll be transported to the best of Provence. It’s not a huge area and you can see a lot during your tour, and still have plenty of time to relax and go shopping. The itinerary takes in the most iconic sites, the historical wonders and gorgeous villages, here are just some of the highlights:

  • Monumental Palace of the Popes in Avignon, an architectural wonder, and a UNESCO heritage site. Plus gourmet walking tour.
  • Roman ruins and the charming medieval town of Vaison-la Romaine.
  • The honey-hued Abbaye de Senanque where the resident monks grow lavender and make honey.
  • Wander the winding streets of the castle topped perched town of gorgeous Gordes, the ochre town of Roussillon, and Instagram-worthy Lacoste.
  • Truffle hunting and tasting – with Champagne
  • Elegant Aix-en-Provence with its elegant streets, historic districts and walk in the footsteps of Cezanne.
  • Visit the Roman ruins in Arles and Glanum
  • Wine tasting at world famous Chateaneuf du Pape at three fine wine vineyards including an elegant lunch.
  • Les Baux-de-Provence and the incredible art and light show at Carrières de Lumières

An unforgettable cultural and culinary tour of France

Goût et Voyage was founded by French-born Martine Bertin-Peterson to bring together her lifetime passions of travel, cooking and culture. Now living in the US, Martine serves as the escort for all Goût et Voyage culinary travel adventures, sharing her little black book of secret places and the very best restaurants so that you get to know Provence like a local and eat like a Lord.

For full tour details, and to grab your spot (no single supplement) head to: goutetvoyage.com

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