Award winning luxury travel company Black Tomato have teamed up with L’OCCITANE, the iconic beauty brand that captures the enchanting rural idyll of Provence, Southern France.
Drawing inspiration from the native natural ingredients found in Provence such as lavender, wild cherry, and verbena Black Tomato www.blacktomato.com have created two new unique trips that allow you to capture the essence of this beguiling corner of France.
So live ‘la belle vie’ as you indulge in private wine-tasting tours through the regions famed wineries, take a private tour of the L’OCCITANE factories, and create your own bespoke scent for the summer.
For a taster take a look at these experiences:
- Take private tour of the L’OCCITANE factories, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of harnessing Mother Nature’s goodness. Once you’ve sniffed out your favourite ingredients from citrusy verbena to deep and floral roses combine them with an expert perfumer; et voilà, your new summer scent crafted by you.
- Tour the vineyards of Provence with an expert sommelier who will take you to some of the most acclaimed vineyards France has to offer. With names like Beaumes de Venise and Châteauneuf du Pape you know you are in for a sensory delight. Finish of your vintners days out with a private tasting in your hotels very own wine cellar.
- To immerse yourself in the culinary pleasures of the region you’ll visit the Bastide St. Antoine hotel home to the legendary Michelin starred Jacques Chibois restaurant. Enjoy a glass of champagne in the Kitchen with the chef himself to uncover the secrets of Provencal cooking; he’ll even help you choose your meal for the evening, now that’s service.
- See the beautiful sun-drenched landscapes and fields bursting with lavender in style as you enjoy a gourmet picnic expertly prepared for you with the freshest local produce and a bottle of the regions finest. Your picnic will be served aboard an original 1950’s Chevrolet pickup truck, the classic car used by Olivier Baussan, founder of L’OCCITANE himself. Once wined and dined take a drive through the Provencal country side just as Monsieur Baussan did during those glamorous days.
Black Tomato www.blacktomato.com 1-888-341-9663 can arrange a bespoke 8 night Summer decadence en Provence L’OCCITANE experience from $9,999 per person based on two sharing, including flights, accommodation and transfers.