France: Provence

Inland Provence

Côtes de Provence and Coteaux Varois Wines from the Hillsides
By Elizabeth Gabay MW

This Guide was last updated on 12 February 2010
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Itineraries

Ideal One-Day Itinerary

Overnight at The Frogs House, St Jeannet

MORNING

Visit 1: Domaine des Hautes Collines de la Côte d’Azur
Drive to Grasse, visit one of the perfume factories and the Fragonard museum in the centre of town. Stop for a snack lunch at one of the many cafes in the town centre

AFTERNOON

Drive on to Fayence and Seillans
Visit 2: Val d’Iris
Overnight and dinner at the Moulin de la Camandoule. If hot enough, enjoy a swim before dinner.

 

Ideal Two Day Itinerary

Overnight at L’Enclos, Lorgues

Day One

MORNING
Visit 1: Domaine de Sarrins
Drive on past Entrecasteaux to Cotignac
Lunch at La Fontaine, walk up the cliffs to see the caves

AFTERNOON
Visit 2 Visit Domaine Gavoty
Visit 3 Drive on towards Brignoles Visit Chateau de Fontlade
Dinner and overnight in the Hotel de France, St Maximin la Ste Baume

Day Two

MORNING
Drive to Bras and on to Le Val
Visit 1: Chateau de Margui
Drive on to Correns, lunch at Auberge de Parc

AFTERNOON
Drive to Barjols, an old centre of cattle trading and centre of leather tanning.
Visit 2 Domaine des Alysses, Ponteves
Drive down via Brue-Auriac, stop at Seillons to see the source of the river Argens
Visit 3 Visit Chateau de Pourcieux
Drive to Trets and visit the Vinotheque de Ste Victoire in Trets
Back to the Hoel de France

 

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