Treasures of provence (ladies only)
|Provence 15 - 22 June 2018 : 5 vacancies|
Provence, where the incomparable light spills into your heart and the exuberant beauty of summer fills you with joy…Glorious villages, cobblestone streets,
majestic plane trees, shopping for antiques, divine homewares and vintage linens, the art of botanical perfumery, treasured boutiques, colourful markets,
wonderful wines and delicious dining in exquisite settings.
We have carefully curated a dreamy week bringing together all the elements we love about Provence.
For women travellers desiring to be cared for and nurtured by the beauty that the French aspire too so well…Simply a beautiful immersion into the essence of French style and charm.
Enjoy quiet strolls through charming villages, visit the home of perfume – Grasse, to create your own perfume, follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh,
experience the charm of French Provincial living, visit vibrant markets and essential oil distillers and indulge in gorgeous shopping for which Provence is renowned.
Experience two fascinating mini-workshops with Megan Larsen and Robbi Zeck immersing you into the world of natural perfumery using beautiful essential oils,
flower extracts and floral waters. You will also enjoy a delightful gift box to add a touch of beauty and style to your stay.
Delight your taste buds as we explore the delicious flavours of Provence from fine dining in a stunning Michelin starred restaurant, to delectable meals in delightful settings. And for all
culinary enthusiasts, an engaging hands-on cooking class with our exclusive guest chef and a menu prepared from fresh seasonal ingredients with wonderful wine pairing. The class takes place
in a romantic 18th century style kitchen followed by a beautifully decorated long table lunch.
Our accommodation is at two beautiful boutique hotels, each with its own unique style and character. Our first, is a gorgeous 4 star
luxury hotel nestled in the tranquil Cote d'Azur
hinterland. The second is a delightful hotel charmingly decorated in
Provencale whites and beiges, with garden, swimming pool and spa, just a
short stroll into the picturesque market town of St Remy.
Joining us this year by special invitation is Megan Larsen, the Founder of one of the world’s most
exquisite and effective skin care brands -
is renowned for her master blending skills in both natural skincare and botanical
perfumery and is excited to be accompanying us to share her passion and expertise. And
of course, she adores visiting Provence.
"This is my happy place...the
light, the aromas, the food, the night sky...summer in Provence has an
essence and a magic".
Robbi Zeck author of The Blossoming Heart, is known worldwide for her pioneering work on how the power of smell can transform emotional states. An inspirational speaker
and teacher, she is the Founder of Aromatic Kinesiology® a heart-centred, nurturing approach to using essential oils to manage stress effectively and bring new positive awareness.
"I love French country style and I am delighted to be sharing my treasured boutiques and hidden finds that I have discovered over the years...there is nothing quite like the alluring beauty of summer in Provence."
Accompanying us will be our Master tour guide, Jim Llewellyn. Jim co-founded
Aroma Tours with Robbi in 1995 and for the past 22 years this power couple
have organized over 60 tours to Provence. His knowledge of Provence is
unrivalled and he will personally escort us to some of the most beautiful
where perfumery, antiques, culture, delectable wines and glorious cuisine are all savoured and celebrated.
"I look forward to sharing the delightful people, places and experiences
that I love in this gorgeous part of the world with you during this totally
"I can’t remember when I have been so happy. Really it brings tears to my eyes. I’m serious! You put on such a fabulous trip – I am blown away. The personal touches you gave,
what you put into each day, the unique experiences. Every day was memorable…gold star all the way. It met every expectation I ever had and more! Thank you thank you thank you." - Patricia Starr, Sarasota USA
"This was the most beautiful trip of my life with an amazing group of women. Wonderful organizing of everything." - Sevda Dogan, Istanbul Turkey
"Words can't express what this week meant to me, it was incredible and I'm still basking in the glorious memories of Provence. You were right! It truly changes your soul!
You made this an incredible experience for all of us, we felt the love in everything you did, the food, the tours, accommodations, conversations and of course the amazing training.
Thank you from the bottom of my overflowing heart." - Cyndie Sekora, Devon Canada