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A Taste of Provence


Accommodations for A Taste of Provence


Accommodations 
A Taste of Provence: This is a stationary ride, so you will be staying in the same location each night.
A Week in Provence: This is a progressive ride, so you will be staying in different locations during the trip. You will be staying in 2 different locations total.

Description
Accommodations during the trail will be in guesthouses and country inns. They are basic, but clean.  We select our accommodation based on their environment and friendly atmosphere, for riders to enjoy a pleasant stay. There are no laundry facilities while on trail. Almost all accommodations have WIFI.

Taste of Provence Accommodation Options - subject to changes based on availability
- Standard: Mas de Recaute
- Luxury: Hotel Domaine de Fontenille
- New Years Eve & upgraded Standard: Les Gargoulettes

A Week in Provence Accommodation Itinerary - subject to changes based on availability
Night 1,2,3 & 4: Mas de Recaute (standard option) or Les Gargoulettes (upgrade) in Lauris
Night 5: Auberge des Seguins in Buoux
Night 6: Mas de Recaute (standard option) or Les Gargoulettes (upgrade) in Lauris

Mas de Recaute in Lauris
Your accommodation is a simple and lovely guesthouse inn at the heart of Provence - Luberon with excellent cuisine! Set in a beautiful natural surrounding, this old farm has been restored and operates as guesthouse accommodations with the option to choose between private bedrooms (5 rooms) and beds in a dormitory. The rooms are simple but comfortable. The dormitory is quite basic and can accommodate up to 12 people. Bathrooms are private or shared depending on the room.

Les Gargoulettes in Lauris
Your host welcome you in their lovely country house. Each room has its own theme and decor with air-conditioning, a TV, free Wi-Fi access and ensuite facilities. There is an outdoor swimming pool, a Jacuzzi and a sauna that guests are welcome to use.

Hotel Domaine de Fontenille in Lauris
This charming Provencial bastide from the 18th century has been recently restored in order to provide guest with a comfortable stay. It is surrounded by a lovely park and vineyards. Each of the 18 bedrooms feature a mix between rustic charm and modern facilities (safety box, TV, free Wi-Fi and private bathroom). The surrounding park includes an outdoor swimming pool, a hammam and a fitness center.

Auberge des Seguins in Buoux
This 16th-century stone house building offers a total of 27 rooms plus a dormitory that can host up to 20 people. The rooms are simple but comfortable and all come equipped with heating and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms can be private or shared depending on the room. There is a garden and an outdoor pool where guests can relax and enjoy the view. There is no cellphone coverage here. 

Room Occupancy
Triple occupancy is available at most accommodations. If not available, we can book one double and a single without the supplement.
If traveling as a single rider willing to share: half single supplement rate will be applied if we don't find anyone to share.


Meals
Most meals are included in your package (check itinerary for more details) and typical Provençal meals are on the menu.

Breakfast will be provided by the accommodations we stay in.
At lunch, our assistant will prepare a substantial buffet, a barbecue by a mountain stream or a refreshing salad followed by a nap before leaving again.
In the evening, everyone meets around the table to discover local food - or should we say "cuisine" - don't count on losing any weight.

Wine is included with lunch and dinner for the standard accommodations. Wine is not included with dinner for the luxury accommodations.

Dietary Restrictions
We can cater to dietary restrictions with prior notice.

This trip includes some wine with dinner and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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A Taste of Provence
Tour Code: IT-FRPV01
7 days / 6 nights ~$1,140.00
Dates : Available all Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
B 2019 10/06 - 10/12 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Week in Pr... 2 /10 Expired
B 2019 10/13 - 10/19 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Week in Pr... 2 /10 Expired
B 2019 10/20 - 10/26 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Week in Pr... 2 /10 Expired
B 2019 10/27 - 11/02 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Week in Pr... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 11/03 - 11/09 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 11/03 - 11/09 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 11/10 - 11/16 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 11/10 - 11/16 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 11/17 - 11/23 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 11/17 - 11/23 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 11/24 - 11/30 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 11/24 - 11/30 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 12/01 - 12/07 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 12/01 - 12/07 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
C 2019 12/08 - 12/14 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 12/08 - 12/14 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Expired
A 2019 12/15 - 12/21 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Reserve
C 2019 12/15 - 12/21 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP- A Taste of P... 2 /10 Reserve
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Accommodation
New Year in Provence
Tack: Trail Saddles
Horses: Arab/Spanish cross
Pace: Moderate - with walk, trot and some ca...
Walk, Trot, Canter, Gallop,
Airport: Marseille
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