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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 …

Château Romanin vineyard on the Alpilles wine route

Following the wine route in the Alpilles | Stage 1 of Alpilles wine route

In future articles, we will introduce you to the Alpilles wine route in several stages. Here is stage 1. Provence is rich with exceptional gastronomic lands. To discover it, hotel Benvengudo takes you on a journey through the Alpilles to meet passionate winegrowers. From the Mas de la Dame to the Mas de Gourgonnier, come and taste the wines of 5 vineyards in the heart of the mountains. Let’s hit the road! Mas de la Dame Start your Alpilles wine …

Sunset in the regional natural park of Alpilles

Discover Provence by foot: hiking trails around Les Baux-de-Provence

The regional natural park of Alpilles covers 16 municipalities including that of Baux-de-Provence. It is the ideal place for discovering the richness of the local flowers and wildlife, which counts 19 bat species, 40 bird species and over 960 different plant species. What about a hike to discover all the secrets of the region? Stroll with Boucabelle and its flock of Rove goats Natascha raises her goats in the Alpilles. Go on a hike with her to guide the goats …

Harpe

Springtime Events at Hotel Benvengudo

Hotel Benvengudo has opened its doors on March, 9 for a new season full of events and surprises. This year, we have prepared a rich program that includes literary and cultural and gastronomic discoveries! April: “The taste of books” Keith Van Sickle is an American who fell in love with Europe during a 5-year extended stay in Switzerland. Since then, he has split his time between the Silicon Valley and Provence.  Van Sickle will present his book about Provence, One …

Picasso aux carrières de lumières

The Carrières de Lumières: temple of immersive art and reflection of the Provençal history

Today, the Carrières de Lumières is one of the most popular attractions in les Baux-de-Provence. But before becoming a reference location for immersive art, it went though the ups and downs of the history. From the Carrière des Grands Fonds to the Carrières de Lumières The Carrière des Grands Fonds first opened in the XIXth century. At that time, and thanks to the industrial development, the Baux stone – a white limestone rock typical from the Baux-de-Provence – became essential …