Follow our guest blogger Monique Volz in her journey through Rhône Valley & Languedoc vineyards below: 


DAY 0 - Avignon, Rhône Valley


  • Diner at "L'Essentiel"



DAY 1 – Avignon, Domaine de Pourvarel, Le Pont du Gard, Ardèche, Rhône Valley


  • Discover « les Halles d’Avignon » (covered market)

Les Halles d'Avignon is a typical provencal market, made up for 40 merchants.



  • Lunch: Winegrowers Picnic at “Le Pont du Gard” 


  • Guided tour of “Le Pont du Gard”



DAY 2 – Ardèche, Suze la Rousse, Domaine Rouge Bleu, Rhône Valley


  • Caving oenology in the caves of St Marcel d'Ardèche with a tasting of "vinolithic" wines


  • Tasting at the Chapouton Farm, visit and lunch at the restaurant Le clair de la Plume


Visit of the estate and its surroundings by horse-drawn carriage



Overnight in a guest room in the heart of the vineyards


DAY 3 - Avignon, Rhône Valley 


  • Sainte Cécile market



  • Lunch at “Le dolium – la cave à manger”

Fresh and seasonal products


  • Visit the city of Avignon 


  • Wine tasting workshop at « l’Ecole des vins du Carré du Palais »

Tasting with a sommelier from Suze la Rousse University of Wine (in english)


  • Diner at "Le Carré du Palais"



DAY 4 – From Avignon to Marseillan Beach, Occitanie - South of France 


  • Transfer from Avignon to Marseillan



  • Afternoon to relax at the beach, enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools and take a stroll


  • Diner at le Bistrot du Camping Beach Garden restaurant


DAY 5 – Bassin de Thau, Languedoc Vineyard, Occitanie - South of France 


Visit of the cellars, tasting of different ranges of Noilly, Dry Martini workshop.


  • Lunch at Le Saint Barth & Discovery of an exceptional type of oyster, the “Tarbouriech Special”


  • On board of an oyster-concrete barge to discover the oyster beds



  • Diner at Domaine “la Folie” restaurant


  • Night in one of “Domaine Tarbouriech's” lodges


DAY 6 – Castigno in Assignan, Languedoc Vineyard, Occitanie - South of France 


Accommodation, restaurants, wellness area…and organic wines.


  • Road trip in Vespa and picnic in the surroundings, followed by a discovery of the village of Roquebrun.


  • Visit of the new cellar and its impressive architecture, with a tasting of 5 organic wines from the estate.


  • Evening in the village, with a surprising take on wood fire bbq. 


  • Night at “la Maison d’Amis”

Monique Volz
Monique Volz founded her food & wellness blog, Ambitious Kitchen, back in 2011 with the hopes of...