Provence is known for the fields of fragrant and colorful lavender that dot the countryside in the summertime. It is one of the most spectacular places to explore in any season, but especially when the fields turn to purple. Join us in July for a fun and unique Culinary Getaway that focuses on the regional foods of Provence and lavender!

Sample Agenda:

On Sunday afternoon, we will pick you up at the train station in Avignon and take you to a gorgeous remodeled farmhouse in the Luberon area of Provence where you'll stay for the week. That night we will have a welcome dinner featuring specialties from the region, including a lavender dessert.

On Monday, following a Provencal-style breakfast at the far...MORE

Aperitif made with lavender syrup
Chilled Cavaillon melon soup
Turbot fillets with leeksĀ 
Mesclun salad
Citrus Tarts with Lavender Meringue

Menus for prepared meals can be adjusted to accomodate food allergies with advanced notice.

Getaways in Provence are intimate and limited to small groups. The focus is on local, seasonal Provencal ingredients and recipes. The recipes are designed to prepare at home. Instruction is in English. Food allergies can be accommodated with advance notice. Lodging is in a gorgeous, remodeled farmhouse in the Luberon area of Provence. All bedrooms have private bathrooms. Local transportation within Provence, all meals and lodging (in the farmhouse) are included.

The cost for the lavender week is $6000 per person (based on double occupancy). There is a $500 supplement for single lodging. Travel to/from Avignon, France, is not included.