Plants & Wellness in the Baronnies provençales

Discover the secrets of aromatic and medicinal plants of the Baronnies provençales and awaken your senses gently...

Description

The highlights of your stay:

• Guided tour of a craft distillery
• Visit of a renowned plants specialist shop
• Entrance to the thermal baths of Montbrun-les-Bains
• Massage in your accommodation (30 mins)
• Trails to discover plants
• Gourmet lunches at restaurant
• Nights in a bed & breakfast, with dinners and breakfasts

DAY 1:

9:30am : Welcome to the tourist office of Nyons
You will receive your travel guide, indispensable element for your stay.

10:00am : "Botanical trail", in Nyons (350m)
(Moderate hike, 3kms, 240m elevation, about 2h)
This trail invite you to discover remarkable flower species and outstanding panoramic views on the city of Nyons.

12:00pm : Lunch at the restaurant "D'un Goût à l'Autre", in Nyons (230m)
The Chef offers traditional cuisine on the theme of aromatic plants and flowers, only based on fresh seasonal products (Michelin Guide 2015). Menu: aperitif, starter, main course and dessert (drinks not included).

3:00pm: Guided tour of the Distillery "Bleu Provence", in Nyons (250m)
You will discover the process of distillation, the benefits of lavender and essential oils. An unforgettable olfactory experience !

From 5:00pm : Welcome to your bed & breakfast « Le Hameau de la Savouillane », in Buis-les-Baronnies (30km)
Christophe and Olivier welcome you in a charming old silk factory. Swiming-pool with a view over the Mont Ventoux.

7:30pm : Dinner at your table d'hôte
Menu: starter, main course, cheese and dessert (herbal tea included).

Night.


DAY 2:

Breakfast.

10:30am : Walk in the historic centre of Buis-les-Baronnies (3km)
(maps in your travel guide)
Take your time to discover this lovely medieval village, stroll the tiny streets and admire the beautiful arches square. You will also enjoy the aromatic garden surrounded by the old fortification.

12:00pm : Lunch at the restaurant « Chez Max », in Buis-les-Baronnies
Max, the Chef is using local and seasonnal produces. You will appreciate the vaulted room or the terrace under the arches. Menu: starter, main course and dessert (a glass of wine and coffee incuded).

3:00pm : Discovery of the renowned plants specialist shop « La Maison Laget », in Buis-les-Baronnies (130 m)
Plants specialist since 1946, we will tell you the story of this renowned company based in the South of France. The smell, the texture and the benefits of these natural products. You will try some cosmetics and taste delicious herbal tea.

5:30pm : Massage in your bedroom
After a day of visiting, enjoy the benefits of a massage with organic camelina essential oil. 30 minutes of relaxation one after the other.

7:30pm : Dinner at your table d'hôte
Menu: starter, main course, cheese and dessert (herbal tea included).

Night.


DAY 3:

Breakfast.

10:00am : Discovery of the "Lavender trail", in Ferrassières (36km)
In the middle of the nature, with a beautiful view on the Mount Ventoux, this 3kms trail explain you the secrets of lavender on panels.
OR
10:00am : Discovery of Montbrun-les-Bains by the "Fountains trail", listed as "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France"(*) (28km)
(maps in your travel guide).
Situated in a valley surrounded by lavender fields, the village is settled around a medieval castle. From fountain to fountain, the cobbled streets lead to the thermal baths, which using ancient springs...

12:00pm : Free lunch (not included).

From 2:00pm : Entrance to the thermal baths of Montbrun-les-Bains
(Make sure you have bathing truncks, clean flip-flop and hairband).
A wellness area with hammam, sauna, solarium and panoramic Jacuzzi. You can also enjoy a care or a massage with natural and herbal products (in addition to the price of your stay). A relaxing moment under the sun of the Baronnies!

6:00pm: End of your stay.


(*) : "Most Beautiful Villages of France"

GOOD TO KNOW:
The entrance to the thermal baths is forbidden for people under 12.
Essential oils not be recommended during pregnancy.

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French

Booking / Reservation

Activities

  • Thermal treatments
  • Well-being
  • Pedestrian sports
  • Hiking
  • Massage
  • Botanical

Opening

From 18/03 to 01/12/2024.

Rate

Adult: 285 €.


The prices includes:

- Guided tour of a craft distillery
- Visit of a renowned plants specialist
- Entrance to the thermal baths of Montbrun-les-Bains
- Massage in your accommodation (30 mins)
- Trails to discover plants
- Gourmet lunches at restaurant
- Nights in a bed & breakfast, with dinners and breafasts
- Tourist tax

The prices not includes: transport and personnal expenses.

Payment options:

  • Bank/credit card
  • Check
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Paypal

Situation

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Amenities and Services

  • Massages