On the heights of the Nice hinterland, Saint-Paul de Vence is certainly the most famous perched village on the French Riviera. A land of inspiration and tranquillity for artists, since the beginning of the 20th century, it has attracted many of them to stay, live and be exalted among its historic stones. For a weekend, come and discover this amazing village through art and gastronomy.
Arrive in the early morning and you will not miss the spectacle of the small farmers’ market that takes place on the Place du Jeu de Boule. You will understand why this place has charmed talented artists… Marc Chagall had chosen to live here. Jean-Paul Sartre, Pablo Picasso, Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Lino Ventura and the poet Jacques Prévert had their habits there.
Stroll through its small winding streets to discover the artists’ studios, before joining the Michelin-starred chef Alain Llorca for a timeless moment with a menu of Mediterranean flavors.
Then, go back to your hotel nestled in a green setting and abandon yourself to the contemplation of the works of art that the hotel houses in its salons and gardens…
In the evening, enjoy a delicious meal at the hotel’s restaurant before returning to your room.
Early in the morning, after a good breakfast in the sun, meet a local artist in the heart of the village with whom you will discover the treasures of Saint-Paul-de-Vence with pencils in hand. Initiate yourself to watercolor sketching with him and sharpen your eye for the picturesque details of the place.
At the end of the morning, a culinary experience rich in emotions awaits you. Rediscover the taste, the flavors and the pleasure of a wine tasting in the exceptional cellars. These moments will be accompanied by spreads, cold cuts and cheese from the region.
Keeping the most precious memory of this stay, the one drawn by yourselves, it is time to leave this historic village. In the afternoon enjoy the spa at your leisure and a one-hour duo massage in your hotel. Restore the balance of body and mind, find your vitality naturally.
In the evening, live the gastronomic experience of the chef Akhara Chay through a menu concocted especially for you, according to your desires inside his kitchen.
After a second night at the hotel, wake up gently with a duo pilates class in the hotel gardens and rest before your departure.