Gout et Voyage Founder Describes her Perfectly Provence Moments
French by birth, a traveller by nature, Martine Bertin-Peterson is a Marketing and Management Professor at the College of New Jersey. However, once classes wind down for the summer, Martine begins her bespoke Goût et Voyage tours in Provence.
“What more can a man ask of heaven? If I should happen to die at Paris, I will beg of you to send me here, and have me exposed to the sun. I am sure it will bring me to life again.” Thomas Jefferson 3rd President, United States
Martine seems to feel the same way…these are her Perfectly Provence Moments (her local’s tips):
- Spend time wandering the tiny hill towns of the Luberon – I love Oppede-le-Vieux, Bonnieux, Goult, Saignon.
- Have dinner under the pergola in a chef’s home surrounded by locals.
- Watch – really watch- the interaction between customers and vendors at a weekly food market.
The sweetest, just-picked strawberries from the market in Carpentras
Or a perfect melon from Cavaillon.
A pastis, best enjoyed in a small cafe in a small town while listening to the locals’ banter.
Have an apéro in a cafe and watch the world pass by.
Enjoy a leisurely 3-hour lunch under an umbrella or a big tree in the dappled sunlight.
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What is Included?
8 days/ 7 nights, fully escorted, all-inclusive from Avignon, multi-lingual guide
Pick-up and transfer to and from Avignon TGV station
Accommodations at a 4-star boutique hotel
Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Travel by private, air-conditioned vehicles throughout your trip
Cooking classes, winery tours, tastings as per itinerary
Entrance fees (museums, historic sites, et al.) as per itinerary
NO single supplements or hidden fees!
Tips and Taxes
Tour Dates – Booking Now:
Taste of Provence:
June 6-June 13, 2024
June 15- June 22, 2024
Taste of Provence for the Holidays: Accepting inquiries
To book your Goût et Voyage tour, contact Martine via email at email@example.com
Tel: +1 973-222-7957
Space is strictly limited to 6 clients per trip.
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