Join us in the French Riviera as we explore both the art and the food in this picturesque region of France. During our week together, we will enjoy the works of such great artists as Matisse, Bonnard, Picasso, Cocteau and Chagall. We will explore the markets and quaint villages of the region. We will visit museums, wander through gardens and villas and eat at favorite restaurants in the area.
During the week, we will stay in sea view rooms (each with a balcony) in a lovely hotel near Nice.
The food in this area of France typically includes fresh seafood from the Mediterranean sea, as well as local olives, honey, goat cheeses, sausages, garlic, fresh herbs, vegetables and fruit.
A typical menu might include:
Starter: Local fish soup or warm goat cheese salad
Main: Seared sea scallops with zucchini and tomato gratin
Dessert: Apple tart with honey ice cream
Menus for prepared meals can be adjusted to accomodate food allergies with advanced notice.
The focus of the Art Getaway on the French Riviera is on the appreciation of the region's art, as well as the local, seasonal foods of the region. Six nights of lodging in a hotel are included. All rooms have private bathrooms and sea views. Local transportation within the Riviera, all meals and lodging are included.
This Getaway is limited to six guests. The cost for the Art Getaway is $5500 per person (based on double occupancy).There is a $500 supplement for single lodging. Travel to/from Nice, France, is not included.