Gateway Destinations to Host a Women's Intimate Journey to Provence, France

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Explore the exquisite region of Provence, France during this 7-night women's only retreat. Scenic guided walking tours, wine tasting, regional cooking, and village exploration will captivate travelers for an unforgettable journey!

Villages of Gordes

Villages of Gordes

We will travel from the southern reaches of Provence to the northern hills near Mont Ventoux

Gateway Destinations’ owner, Jan Acorn, will host a 7-night women’s only tour through Provence that will immerse a small group of women in the beauty of this abundantly rich area of southern France.

This exquisite package will have guests intrigued by the geological wonder of Roussillon with its ochre colored soil that is used for painting, and picturesque hilltop villages such as Gordes. While traveling north to Vaison-la-Romaine to explore the fascinating Roman ruins still visible today, guests will enjoy a delicious chocolate-making class at a chocolate and wine artisan shop.

Relax with live music and a four-course lunch while cruising south on the Rhone River to Arles. A local guide will then join guests for a walking tour to discover how the Romans influenced the city. Visit an essence oil factory and museum, an archeological site of a former Roman city a beautiful former Roman aqueduct and bridge. And learn to prepare regional foods in a hands-on cooking class during lunch.

“Fall is a beautiful time to visit Provence as the colors are glorious and the pace has slowed from the summer months. We will travel from the southern reaches of Provence to the northern hills near Mont Ventoux to experience all that this rich region has to offer,” said Jan Acorn, owner of Gateway Destinations.

This package is limited to 8 guests and requires only a minimum of 5 guests for a guaranteed departure. The cost is US $3950.00 (based on double occupancy) with a single supplement charge of US $600.00. The tour begins in Avignon on October 2, 2011.

For further information about the Belle Provence, France's Southern Jewel and other women-only tours, contact Jan Acorn with Gateway Destinations, 520-529-1242. You may also visit their website at

About Gateway Destinations
Gateway Destinations, LLC, an affiliate of Bon Voyage Travel, provides travel planning services for individuals, couples and small groups to Alaska, Hawaii and foreign destinations. In addition, Gateway creates custom small group tours (escorted or unescorted) and specializes in guided tours for women.


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