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The Alpilles, a unique terroir to savour!

For connoisseurs, the Alpilles region is a wonderful land that offers PDO labeled products, such as Wine and Olive Oil from the Baux-de-Provence Valley, Broken Green Olives and Salted Black Olives. In addition to its renowned and exported treasures, the Alpilles is a great place for endless gourmet journeys, meeting passionate artisans and exceptional products. Head for the Benvengudo table! Bathed in light when you walk through its door, the hotel’s gastronomic restaurant enjoys a unique setting in the heart …

Village des Baux de Provence

By the lanes of the village of Baux-de-Provence

Sightseeing in Les Baux-de-Provence is a bit like travelling back in time. Imagine yourself in the feudal era, when princes ruled the region once built in the heart of the Alpilles. Here, you will have the impression of diving right into the heart of Provence history. Overlooking Arles and the Camargue, the region owes its charm to its picturesque streets and its exceptional setting, allowing a view from Sainte Victoire to the Cévennes!The place is well named, yet « baux …

Soirée de l'écailler

Seafood Evening

Saturday, July 27, the sea waves invade the Benvengudo for a night! From 7 PM, the hotel invites you to let go on its sunny terrace by the pool. It’s with a Provencal cocktail or another aperitif of your choice that the Benvengudo takes you on a musical journey punctuated by the group News Flamenco. The melodic voices of his singers, the frenzied notes of his two guitarists and the enchanting beauty of his flamenco dancer will follow you at …

Elsa Lenthal

Learn how to weave a lavender wand

Look at life through purple-tinted spectacles ! In the company of Elsa Lenthal, creator of lavender wands, pick and wrap fresh lavender from the hotel garden during an afternoon initiation to all the secrets of weaving… After the workshop, you will be able to keep your creation, a souvenir of Provence that will scent your home and revive your memories for many years ! Appreciate this friendly moment and taste a homemade cocktail with delicate notes of the famous blue …

Domaine de Vallongue

On the Alpilles wine route | Stage 2

Hotel Benvengudo has taken you along the Alpilles wine route from Mas de la Dame to Mas de Gourgonnier. Now it is time for the second step of a wine discovery from Domaine de Vallongue to Château d’Estoublon.And if you wish to taste wine without taking the road, book your Tuesday 28 May for a free event at the Benvengudo, to discover the wines of Château Romanin…. Domaine de Vallongue Start, or continue, your wine route trip with a stop …

Aigle de Bonelli

Discover the birds of the Alpilles, lords of the cliffs

The Alpilles can be discovered in both winter and summer. It is even a particularly favourable season to explore the territory, where a completely different charm of Provence emerges, reserving beautiful sunny days, far from the strong heat and the crowds of summer. The Alpilles Regional Nature Park, with its magnificent landscapes and famous perched village, contains an abundant and varied birdlife, rich in rare and heritage species. On foot, by bike, mountain bike or horseback, you will evolve in …

Cueillette des olives

Hotel Benvengudo celebrates its 50th anniversary!

The Benvengudo turns 50 this year and will blow out its candles during an exceptional night on November 3rd. For this occasion, our 4-star hotel also proposes a traditional themed afternoon around the provencal fruit : the olive. 50 years of history, passion and emotions… This lavish residence’s history, tucked away in the Alpilles, started when Maryse and Daniel Beaupied built one of the first hotels in Baux-de-Provence. The Benvengudo thus became the inescapable charming address of the region : …