Experience Unexpected Provence

Set just next to the shores of the Med, Provence is a land of exception, appreciated throughout the world for the beauty of its landscapes and inimitable lifestyle. Provence’s azure-blue skies, natural scenery, remarkable heritage, chirping cicadas, lavender fields and hilltop villages make it a Mediterranean holiday destination that dreams are made of.

Provence Bastille Days

At 17 years and counting, Provence Bastille Days gives New Yorkers a glimpse into the laidback lifestyle, flavors, and traditions of Provence that has lured so many to its hilltop villages, its inviting beaches, and its sprawling vineyards. Curious about how to play pétanque? Want to know the proper way to drink pastis? Enjoy Bastille Day bonhomie from July 9th to July 15th with celebratory bites, sips, and tunes served up all across the city.

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Provence Lifestyle

In Provence, they’ve perfected the recipe for good living: a sport that scores high on sociability, a tradition of gathering together around good food & drink, and a signature spirit flavored with local herbs. Together, these ingredients are irresistible – especially when served with a side of sunshine.

Apéro Hour - As French author Paul Morand famously put it “L’apéritif, c’est la prière du soir des Français” or “The apéritif is the evening prayer of the French” Though an apéritif refers to the pre-dinner drink that stimulates the appetite, the apéro includes eats as well, celebrating France’s culinary heritage. More than just a happy hour, the […]
Pastis - Meet your new favorite mixer Pastis is the quintessential quaff of Provence. Named from the Provençal word “pastisson” (mixture), this refreshing mix of anise and aromatic herbs is ideal for sipping in the sun – just add water and ice. This trio of classic pastis cocktails is served on patios across Provence. Choose from nutty, […]
Pétanque - With its laidback conviviality and time-honored tradition, pétanque perfectly captures the Provençal lifestyle. This leisurely game is played in sun-soaked parks and backyards across Provence and is best enjoyed with an ice-cold aperitif in hand. Though the game dates back 3000 years, its current version was invented in La Ciotat in the 20th century. Unlike […]