A Week In Provence

A home cooked meal delivery service in these difficult times

March 18, 2020

Self-isolating can be a tedious and lonely time.   With all restaurants closed, you might like someone to bring you a delicious meal to your  home. Formerly I ran  “Vallee Fare” in Meribel, a catering service which  brought home cooked meals, freshly prepared and delivered to holiday makers in self-catered villas and apartments in the area.  […]

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A Day in Antibes – part of the Artist’s Dream Tour

January 27, 2019

Most probably my favourite day of the tour is spent in Antibes. From the sight of the jaw dropping yachts in Port Vauban, we stroll through the arch in the 500 year old ramparts and into the charming medieval vieille ville of Antibes. It’s a short walk to the clothing market to pick up some pretty […]

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Dates for 2019

September 21, 2018

We are delighted to publish dates of our 2019 Artist Dream Tours Please contact us if you would like to reserve a place.  We have a number of bookings already, but plenty of availability for you. We restrict our tours to a maximum of 6 participants, so please, book early.

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September Artist’s Dream Tour

January 7, 2018

To whet your appetite, here is a snippet from our Artist’s Dream tour with one of the highlights, a visit to the Maeght Foundation, a private foundation housing one of the largest collections of twentieth century art in Europe. Here we experience works by the great names of modern art including Joan Miró, Alexander Calder, […]

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Look what’s new from A Week in Provence

December 2, 2015
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May 28, 2014

Here are some exerts from our menus and what you might expect to feast on when on one of our tours.   Ham, wholegrain mustard & tarragon crepes Goat’s cheese terrine with figs, crème de balsamic reduction, fig chutney and roquette Crispy, slow roasted belly pork, sage sauce & roasted fennel Strawberry and vodka jellies […]

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Art, markets, galleries, painting and cooking in Provence

July 24, 2013

Our tours this year have come to an end, and we are delighted to report that a fabulous time was had by all.   Our sincere thanks to everyone who visited la Bastide and holidayed with a Week In Provence this year.  This glorious June year saw us back at the Bastide with three fantastic […]

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