No plans for the thanksgiving holiday? why don’t you join us, if you are single or with that special someone , or want to have a few family members come along, sign up with us and enjoy a great week in Provence. We changed villa and decided on another 5-star property located in the village of Saint Saturnin-les-Apt.
About the village of Saint-Saturnin
The village is nestled along the base of a long , low cliff, with the ruins of a castle above on the high end and an old windmill on the opposite end . Behind the cliffs above the village is a ravine that has been dammed( by the barrage) to form a very nice little lake. The lake is formed from rainwater collected from the slopes of the plateau de Vaucluse that rise behind the village, and actually was used for the local water supply.
St.Saturnin is an authentic medieval village with no much touristic attractions, although it has a couple of hotels and is a very popular base for hiking up onto the Plateau de Vaucluse. A few main streets run through the village parallel to the hills, lined by a row of connected medieval houses, and many little cross streets pass through low vaulted passages beneath the houses. At one end of the village you will notice a street that passes out through the remains of 11th-century walls to the ruins of a massive defensive castle on the high end of the cliffs.
The Eglise St-Etienne was built in 1860 to replace the Romanesque church at the same site. Inside there is a wooden statue of the Virgin and child ( Le tresor de Saint-Etienne) and a few paintings from the 16th-century. The church has a six-bell carillon.
La Chapelle Castrale Saint Saturnin was concecrated in the middle of the 11th-century, making it one of the oldest around. It was enlarged in the beginning of the 18th-century.
If you do an overnight, there are two-star hotels, restaurants,cafes and alimentation ( Food) shops provide for visitors and hikers. You can find ” Topo guides” and hiking maps for the region at the Cafe des voyageurs. http://www.saintsaturninlesapt.fr
Thanksgiving Special Holiday, 2015.
This holiday season experience the beauty and tranquility of Provence.
10 guests are invited ( no extra for single occupancy)
Tour Package includes:
Departure dates: November 21, 2015-November 28, 2015 ( 8 days / 7 nights)
Saint Saturnin Les-Apts
Villa Accommodation ( Double or single occupancy)
TGV Round trip train ride from airport to Avignon and back
Drivers/ Tour guides ( Transfers, touring the region)
Local chef ( Continental breakfast, Lunch and dinner included) , wine included for dinner only.
Wine tasting, picnics, Truffle hunting, foraging, La Bouillabaisse in Marseille and much more. ( Air Fare is not included).
Thanksgiving in Provence 2015