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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 : …

Chateau des Baux

Let’s go walk in the Baux

Whether you are a beginner hiker, a professional or Sunday’s one, you will adore the Alpilles Regional Natural Park located between the Camargue and the Luberon. This territory displays all of the Provence’s identity and senses every traveller is looking for. You will easily capture Provence’s particular charm in the Alpilles : rows of cypresses, olive tree fields, vineyards, garrigues, Romanesque chapels, almond trees… In the middle of this natural park is a limestone ecrin over the blue Mediterranean skyline …

Cet été, mettez le cap sur le Benvengudo

This summer, head to the Benvengudo!

The Benvengudo Hotel is the ideal address to spend precious moments with your partner or family, during your summer holidays. This charming familial house suggest summer events for a chill, fun and thrills time. Musical Night Surrounded by a provencal frame, the Benvengudo Hotel allows you to let it go with a live tzigane band. Enjoy a sunset by the pool with a fine cocktail followed by a delicate diner signed by the Chef Thomas Voisin. The 14th of July …

Fille avec lavandes

Happiness in the lavender field!

The sky is deep blue, sun is shining, the cicadas are humming, and it smells like holidays in the Provence with the beautiful blue blossoms of fragrant lavender fields. Every year in early summer, lavender inspires travelers who look for discovering the very typical South of France scenery. This way, the Benvengudo Hotel makes you seeing the world through « purple-tinted glasses ». The culture of lavander has a long-standing tradition. Cultivated during the Roman Empire to delicately perfume the …