Welcome to Provence, a picturesque region in the South of France, where breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture await you. Provence has it all, whether you’re looking for a serene escape in the countryside or an adventurous experience. In this Provence Cicerone, we will take you on a journey through some of the most charming cities in Provence, highlighting the best places to stay, eat, shop, and immerse yourself in unforgettable experiences.
Terre Blanche Hotel Spa & Resort located in the stunning countryside of Tourettes, approximately 45 minutes away from Nice , is a truly idyllic retreat . Famed for its serene atmosphere and awe-inspiring natural beauty, this exceptional resort goes above and beyond to create an unforgettable stay for every guest. With a meticulously kept golf course, a rejuvenating spa, an esteemed Michelin-starred restaurant, and delightful villas, Terre Blanche offers a range of experiences that leave no desire unfulfilled.
Terre Blanche Resort, Provence
Le Faventia at Terre Blanche is a prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant that takes its inspiration from the vibrant flavors of the Mediterranean. Led by the talented Chef Christophe Schmitt, the restaurant is known for its dedication to using seasonal produce and for fostering a team of passionate individuals whoT share a deep love for culinary excellence. Indulge in a gastronomic journey where the dishes take center stage, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Terre Blanche.
5 Gd Rue du Château, Fayence
Nestled in the enchanting village of Fayence, Le France is a cozy restaurant that offers an exquisite and authentic experience of Provencal cuisine. With a rich history spanning over a century, this charming restaurant invites you to indulge in a warm and gastronomic atmosphere. Whether you’re looking for a leisurely lunch or a romantic dinner, Le France promises to create a memorable dining experience that captures the essence of the region.
159 Chem. de Notre Dame, Fayence
L’Escourtin is a culinary gem nestled within the rustic ambiance of an old oil mill in Fayence. This charming restaurant beautifully showcases the flavors and traditions of Provence through its simple yet generous dishes. Under the guidance of Chef Philippe Choisy and his talented young team, the restaurant takes pride in crafting refined culinary creations showcasing the authentic tastes of Provence with flavors of the sun-soaked Mediterranean.
2350 route des arcs, Lorgues
Bruno, formerly known as Chez Bruno, in Lorgues is a must for truffle enthusiasts. This renowned restaurant is celebrated for its all-truffle menu, earning a reputation extending far beyond the region. One of the classic dishes that has become synonymous with Chez Bruno is baked potato with truffle cream. With each bite, the flavors blend to create a truly unforgettable culinary experience.
LOCAL PROVENÇAL MARKET
One of Provence’s most exciting and authentic shopping experiences is a visit to the Local Provencal Market in Fayence every Thursday and Saturday. The market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood, cheese, pastries, flowers, fabrics, and clothing. It is the perfect place to find souvenirs, gifts or just to immerse yourself in the local culture of Provence.
Tourrettes is a village in Provence, well-known for the ceramics industry. A visit to our Ceramist Friend, Magali, is highly recommended to purchase some unique, handcrafted ceramics. The store offers various products, including dinnerware, vases, bowls, and garden decorations crafted by Magali herself. The store also provides an interactive ceramic workshop where visitors can learn the art of pottery.
CANNES LA CROISETTE
Located a 40-minute drive from Terre Blanche, Cannes La Croisette, is one of the most glamorous shopping destinations in the world. Cannes La Croisette is a must-visit for fashion enthusiasts, known for its luxurious boutiques, designer fashion brands, and high-end jewelry stores.
Immerse yourself into the world of Whispering Angel, the renowned Rosé wine, located just 30 minutes away from Terre Blanche. Take part in an exclusive and private tour, where you can explore the exquisite cellars and indulge in a tasting of their complete range of wines for unforgettable exploration of the art and allure of Whispering Angel.
In the enchanting UNESCO heritage area of Provence, renowned for its Perfume Road and its contribution to the world of fragrance, Terre Blanche Hotel offers a one-of-a-kind immersive experience to create their very own personalized fragrance. With the guidance of a specialist, you can explore a variety of scents, learn about the intricate art of perfume composition, and uncover the secrets behind renowned perfumers like Dior Parfums Atelier.
BIKE TOUR WITH TERRE BLANCHE
Embark on a guided journey through the charming Provencal countryside, using electric bicycles for effortless and personalized exploration. Along the way, make stops at picturesque local farms, the vibrant market, and a cozy bistro for a delightful lunch experience.