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The King Cake, a Provençal tradition

Provence is attached to its Christian roots and puts traditions in the spotlight. Thus, it is not surprising that we celebrate Epiphany. Originally, Epiphany symbolizes the arrival of the Three Kings to Jesus’ birthplace. The Three Kings were called Gaspard, …

13 desserts

Christmas in Provence: The Thirteen Desserts tradition

An ancient tradition … The thirteen desserts tradition is a very ancient ritual widely spread all around Provence. It is about the sharing of thirteen desserts and sweets on Christmas Eve. This tradition is associated with many symbols. The number …

Carrières de Lumière

Off-season highlights of Provence

Christmas holidays are just around the corner and we, at Benvengudo hotel, have gathered ideas for you. We have selected the must-see exhibitions and attractions in the Baux-de-Provence and nearby areas, to visit during your stay with us.   The …

New Year in Provence

New Year’s Eve in Provence

On December 31st, we propose you a menu of New Year’s Eve in the colors of Provence.   La croquette de ris de veau et morilles au foie gras Légèreté de châtaignes Sauce suprême à la truffe NOIX DE COQUILLES …

Noël en Provence

Christmas in Provence

On December 24th, we offer a Christmas menu in the colors of Provence and the traditional thirteen desserts served by the fireplace. End your evening by visiting the traditional midnight Mass at the Saint-Vincent church in Les Baux de Provence. …