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October 5th-11th, 2020

Have you always dreamed of discovering the sun-splashed splendors of Provence with your own personal guides to reveal the Provencal landscape, culture, food, vines, restaurants and history as only a native of the region can appreciate them? imagine waking one morning to the mingled aromas of fresh croissants, french-pressed coffee, apricots, cherries, sun-ripened melons, sunflowers, garlic and the savory scent of cypress leaves - there is rhythm of cicadas outside the window and the soft voices of farmers bringing fruits and vegetables to the marketplace. Looking out the window you see a 12th century stone church, red tiled roof and a village that appears to be from the middle ages.

Your dream can come true when you join me and my French husband Bernard Jarrier on the Carole peck food and wine tour of Provence that we started more than 15 years ago. The next tour is scheduled for October 5th to October 11th, 2020.

Our real player is to introduce sophisticated travellers to the rich history, natural beauty and culinary delights of this extraordinary region of the south of France situated along the Mediterranean between Italy and Spain. An intimate group of less than 15 individuals allows each participant to enjoy and unforgettable personal experience as guests discover prevents from a true insider perspective.

You will be our guest in a unique maison d'hôtes situated a few feet from our newly restored home dating to the XVIII century at the very centre of the village of Pont-du-Gard, 2000 years old Roman aqueduct one of the most visited monuments of France.

On the evening of your arrival we will greet you at the TGV railroad station in Avignon. that night we will enjoy cocktails and a grand family style dinner at our home in the country yard next to our century old fountain. A delightful breakfast will be served at the maison d'hôtes when you are awake each morning of the tour.

Your sojoum will unfold with varied daily activities tailored to your particular interests per example- you will visit the amazing mark open air market of Uzes, the largest and best of the South France. Next, onward to the market in Arles. You will enjoy sumptuous meals in some of the regions best bistros and most acclaimed restaurants enlivored even more by Bernard's special dining discoveries where he pairs local cuisines with wines from the best regional vineyards. You will enjoy private comprehensive testings to some of these local vineyards per example- Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Testings will also encompass olive oil it's process and varieties as you will foray to museums, flea markets, atique and boutique shops exploration of cities nearby like Uzes, Avignon, Arles, & Marsille.

My husband Bernard Jarrier is a sagacious and cordial host of all things French and prevent kal very simply he is a reservoir of knowledge confirming the people culture and history of this remarkable region. I can go into grid detail about the natural history of the Camargue, a 340,000 acre preserve of pasture, dunes, marshlands and salt flats on the Rhone delta where he frequently takes guests to view egrets, ibises and flamingos where the guardians or cowboys still herd black bulls and sheep.

The tour package cost of $4800 per guest double occupancy, or $5,300 per guest single occupancy, which includes ground transportation accommodation with private bath three meals per day plus all beverages tastings sightseeing and museum entrance fees.

Reservation spaces fill quickly, so do not delay if you wish to reserve your place for this October tour.

For more information please call (203)266-4663 or email your query to bernard@saveurfrance.com.

Warmest Regards,

Carole Peck