Package to discover the quince
3 days / 2 nights

Provence is full of treasure !  Along this small stay in Cotignac, you will discover this mysterious fruit and learn everything about it.

 Day 1 – Friday, October 19th, 2012
Welcome at the railway station of Aix Les Milles, and road to Cotignac, charming small village of Provence. Visit of the village and its caves then installation in attractive guest houses. Dinner and night.

Day 2 – Saturday,  October 20th, 2012
After a copious breakfast, we will go and discover a quince trees exploitation. The owner will explain you how to farm quinces and will leave you the pleasure to pick somer of them. Then, you will have some free time on a local market to find the various products necessary for the elaboration of our dinner. Have lunch to the restaurant. In the afternoon, a culinary training will be proposed for the preparation of the dinner on the theme ” the quince in all its magnificence “. Dinner and night.

Day 3 – Sunday, October 21th, 2012
Day dedicated to the quince célébration, become a major event in the cotignac festivities calendar. Museum survey to comprehend the various farming techniques through ages. Gastronomic lunch of specialities of quinces on the central area of the village. In the afternoon, drive back to the railwway station. End of services.

Cost per person = 360 euros

inclusive :
– Transfer in minibus with driver, from the railway station of Aix en Provence to Cotignac, for minimum 4 persons,
– Bed & breakfast for 2 nights in double room,
– Meals as follow (2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners),
– All visits included in the program,
– A specialist intervention for the culinary training.

non inclusive :
– Transportation from/to your departure town,
– Extra fee for single room (+85€),
– Stay tax, drinks, and shopping,
– Possibility for a stay extension.