Art, Architecture & Wine: A Provencal Journey at Chateau la Coste, Aix-en-Provence

Embrace the blend of art, architecture, and verdant vineyards at Chateau la Coste's exquisite Provence backdrop.

Overview

Immerse yourself in a delightful day at Chateau la Coste, a stunning destination that seamlessly combines art, architecture, and vineyards. Start with a walk through vibrant vine fields, exploring numerous installations of contemporary art set against the backdrop of Provence's natural beauty. The experience concludes with a delightful wine-tasting session.

Highlights

  • Discover the unexpected fusion of art and architecture at Chateau La Coste
  • Stroll through lush grape fields and delight in a memorable wine tasting
  • Prepare for a lot of walking and occasional hot weather conditions

Know before you go

Duration
4 hours
Recommended for
All ages
Group
Private

What you'll do

Your journey begins at Chateau La Coste, a vineyard that perfectly encapsulates the harmony of wine, art, and architecture. Get set to explore the lush fields that are ripe with grapes, offering a sight to behold. Your guide will accompany you throughout the tour, providing helpful insights.

First, you'll be led through the vineyard, where you'll witness the process of winemaking. Smell the aromas of ripe grapes and let your senses soak in the ambiance. As you stroll around, your guide will share the history of the vineyard, the types of wine produced, and the nuances of their individual tastes. The tour culminates with a wine-tasting session, where you'll savor the flavors of the vineyard's best offerings.

Your journey at Chateau La Coste is not just about wine, though. It's an incredible fusion of art and architecture too. As you stroll leisurely through vine fields, olive groves, wooded hilltops, and valleys, you'll come across various installations of contemporary art. Each of these installations has been created by artists and architects who were inspired by the beauty of Provence and given the freedom to express their creativity.

Finally, you'll circle back to the winery, concluding your tour exactly where you began. By the end of the day, you'll not only have learned about winemaking and tasted some fantastic wines, but you'll also have discovered the unique blend of art and architecture in the heart of Provence.

What's included

  • English Speaking Guide

Traveler reviews

4 total ratings, 2 with reviews
4.5 out of 5
Feature ratings
Quality of Experience
4.5
Guides, Drivers and Staff
4.5
Transport
5.0
Deborah
Deborah S.
Lancaster, PA | Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022
This experience was a surprise! We expected to see a vineyard, of course - and that was lovely!
The fields were lush with grapes and our tasting at the end was pure joy!
The combination of art and architetcure tour was off the charts gorgeous! Chateau la Coste was full of surprises as the tour went into the mountainside and back to the winery.
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This experience was a surprise! We expected to see a vineyard, of course - and that was lovely!
The fields were lush with grapes and our tasting at the end was pure joy!
The combination of art and architetcure tour was off the charts gorgeous! Chateau la Coste was full of surprises as the tour went into the mountainside and back to the winery.

Tips for future travelers

Wear comfortable shoes as the walk up the mountain takes some energy!

Quality of Experience
The setting and the many works of art!
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Very helpful
J
Jennifer S.
Ashburn, VA | Reviewed on Jul 10, 2022
Interesting but it was blazing hot, really too hot to be outside, and it's a lot of walking. Beautiful grounds, but not as interesting as I would have thought Read more

Interesting but it was blazing hot, really too hot to be outside, and it's a lot of walking. Beautiful grounds, but not as interesting as I would have thought

Tips for future travelers

Self guided, lots of walking, weather dependent

Quality of Experience
Guides, Drivers and Staff
Transport