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Benvengudo Hotel Richerenches Truffle Market

24/07/2015

Sample Culinary Delights at the Richerenches Truffle Market

If you’re a fan of high-class cuisine, there’s one event that you won’t want to miss when you visit Benvengudo Hotel. This is the Truffle Market that’s held every year in the Provençal village of Richerenches. Explore Provence When you stay at Benvengudo hotel, you have a unique opportunity to explore the compelling French tourist…

Benvengudo Hotel Arles

13/07/2015

Four Attractions to Visit in Arles

During your stay at Benvengudo Hotel you should take some time to explore the city and commune of Arles. Located approximately 30 minute from Benvengudo via car, Arles is a city brimming with culture and history dating back to the Roman Era. Musée de l’Arles et de la Provence antiques The Musée de l’Arles antique…

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13/07/2015

Explore the Fete de la Veraison de Chateauneuf-du-Pape

If you’re a wine enthusiast and you’re planning to visit Benvengudo Hotel in August, there’s one event you can’t miss; the Fête de la Véraison de Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Travel to Châteauneuf-du-Pape Benvengudo Hotel is located within the idyllic Provençal village of Les Baux-de-Provence. This puts you within an hour’s driving distance of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Located three kilometres…

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03/07/2015

Visit the Festival d Avignon

If you’re looking for things to do in Provence whilst you’re staying at Benvengudo Hotel this summer, you should visit the Festival d’Avignon; a world renowned annual French performing arts festival. Tour Avignon If you want to make the most of your time in Provence whilst staying at Benvengudo Hotel, why don’t you drive across…

Benvengudo Hotel Chorégies d'Orange

29/06/2015

Visit the Choregies d’Orange

Located around an hour’s drive from Benvengudo Hotel is the commune of Orange, the locations for the Chorégies d’Orange, a summer opera festival held each year in an ancient Roman theater. Orange Orange was established in 40 BC by veterans of the Roman Second Legion and was named Arausio or “the Julian colony of Arausio…

Benvengudo Hotel International Piano Festival

29/06/2015

Visit the International Piano Festival

If you’re looking for things to do in Provence when you’re staying at Benvengudo Hotel, why don’t you drive across to La Roque-d’Anthéron and visit the International Piano Festival. This unique event is a must for any music lover. Drive to La Roque-d’Anthéron Benvengudo Hotel is located in the charming village of Les Baux-de-Provence. This…

Benvengudo Hotel Marseille

17/06/2015

Five Things to do in Marseille

During your stay at Benvengudo Hotel you should take some time to explore the history of Provence and visit the city of Marseille. Located approximately 1 hours drive from Benvengudo, Marseille is the cultural and historic hotbed of France’s Mediterranean coast. The Old Port of Marseille The Old Port dates back to 600 BC, when…

Benvengudo Hotel Avignon

12/06/2015

Explore the Fascinating History of Avignon

During your stay at Benvengudo Hotel you should take some time to explore the fascinating history of Provence. Today we visit Avignon; the city that once served as the heart of Medieval Christendom. Drive to Avignon Benvengudo Hotel is located in the quaint Provençal village of Les Beaux-de-Provence. As luck would have it, this puts…

'Les Antiques' Benvengudo Hotel

08/06/2015

Five Things to Do Around Saint Remy-de-Provence

Benvengudo Hotel is a 10 minute drive from the charming village of Saint Remy-de-Provence. You’ll find plenty of things to do when you travel to this quaint Provencal settlement. Here are five sites you should visit in Saint Remy-de-Provence. Site Archeologique de Glanum Experience the unique history that has shaped Provence by taking a short…

Pont du Gard Benvengudo Hotel

08/06/2015

A History of Provence

If the picturesque villages and rolling landscape of Provence isn’t enough to tempt you, then perhaps its rich history will be enough to make this southern French region your next holiday destination. Provence existed long before France, and the people of Provence, particularly in the interior, have kept a cultural identity that persists to this…

Visit the Gallery of the Mediterranean

01/06/2015

Visit the Gallery of the Mediterranean

If you’re looking for fantastic events in Provence whilst you’re staying at Benvengudo Hotel, we suggest you set aside a day to visit the Gallery of the Mediterranean. Explore Marseille Benvengudo Hotel is located in the charming village of Les Baux-de-Provence in the region of Provence; one of France’s most compelling tourist destinations. When you stay…

Five Beautiful Villages to Visit in Provence

28/05/2015

Five Beautiful Villages to Visit in Provence

If you’re looking beyond the village of Les Baux during your stay at Benvengudo, there are a number of beautiful villages dotted around the picturesque landscape of Provence which you may want to visit. Several of these villages are ranked by Les Plus Beaux Villages de France or “The most beautiful villages of France, an…

Mother's day

24/05/2015

Mother’s Day

On Sunday May 31st, 2015, a day dedicated to them, a moment to celebrate and share with family. In this day of celebration, the hotel restaurant Benvengudo Provence invites you to discover a special menu with carpaccio od Mediterranean sea bass, zucchini flowers … and much more. In a unique and enchanting setting, our family…

4 Things to do in Avignon

13/05/2015

Four Things to do in Avignon

On today’s blog we take you to picturesque Avignon on the River Rhône in south-eastern France. Avignon is located just 36 km from Benvengudo Hotel, approximately 31 minutes by car, and is an ideal location for holiday makers interested in the history of southern France. Palais des Papes The Palais des Papes is one of…

The Lavender Fields of Luberon

12/05/2015

Five Sites to Visit in Provence

When you stay at Benvengudo Hotel you have a fantastic opportunity to explore Provence, one of the most fascinating regions in France. Where should you start? Provence is a treasure trove of attractions Benvengudo Hotel is located in the charming village of Les Baux-de-Provence in the idyllic region of Provence in the South East of…

Events in Provence: Arles Gardian Day

29/04/2015

Events in Provence: Arles Gardian Day

The picturesque city of Arles is located 20 km away from Benvengudo hotel. The city has a rich history and culture and boasts a number of events for holidaymakers to enjoy during your stay at Benvengudo. The Fete des Gardians a Arles (Arles Gardian Day) is one of those events. A gardian is a mounted…

Visit the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival

27/04/2015

Visit the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Are you staying at Benvengudo Hotel in May? If so, you may want to devote a day to visit one of the most famous events in the world; the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival. Benvengudo Hotel is less than 140 miles away from Cannes. You can rent a car or buy a bus or train…

Things to Do in Provence: The Marie-Hélène Sola Exhibition

15/04/2015

Things to Do in Provence: The Marie-Helene Sola Exhibition

If you’re looking for things to do in Provence during your stay at Benvengudo Hotel, make sure you devote some time in your itinerary to Marie-Hélène Sola’s ‘Fragmentism’ studio-gallery. This fascinating showcase displays a collection of pictorial art that will expand your perception of the world around you beyond the canvas. Who is Marie-Hélène Sola?…

Things to do in Provence: The Benjamin Vautier Exhibition

13/04/2015

Things to do in Provence: The Benjamin Vautier Exhibition

The Benjamin Vautier Exhibition is currently housed within the Yves Brayer Museum, in the heart of Les Baux-de-Provence. Vautier is considered one of the 20th Century’s leading French artists and is currently living and working in Nice. His works can be identified by his iconic first name signature – BEN for which he is more commonly…

Benvengudo Hotel Reveals New Decoration Brands for Renovation

01/04/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Reveals New Decoration Brands for Renovation

Benvengudo Hotel is in the process of renovating their Cote Jardin rooms and suites, which are due for completion on May 15th. As part of the renovation, Benvengudo will be rebranding their decorations and have selected the contemporary lamp and lighting designers Villa Alys to light their luxurious suites. The Villa Alys Lamps The passion…

Seabass and artichokes with samphire barigoule

30/03/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Restaurant Launches Easter Menu

The Benvengudo Hotel has announced a special new restaurant menu in time for Easter. This custom menu is set to provide guests with a range of mouth-watering dishes for the upcoming Easter weekend. New head chef creates Easter menu Benvengudo Hotel Restaurant has a reputation for excellence. We source the freshest ingredients in Provence to…

Mathieu Groshenry

25/03/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Welcomes its New Chef Mathieu Groshenry

Whilst visiting the Benvengudo Hotel, you will be given the opportunity to sample some of the finest cuisine in Provence. Our menu is designed by our new chef Mathieu Groshenry. Mathieu offers a different menu every day based on fresh seasonal products, in which vegetables, herbs, and olive oil produced from Benvengudo’s own olive groves, are combined for your enjoyment. Our restaurant is open every day from…

Hand painted oil painting from Yves Brayer

20/03/2015

Things to do in Provence: Yves Brayer Museum

If you’re looking for something to do in Provence you should visit The Yves Brayer Museum. Located in the idyllic village of Les Baux-de-Provence, near Benvengudo Hotel, the Museum is dedicated to showcasing the work of one of the most talented French artists of the 20th Century. Who was Yves Brayer? Yves Brayer was born…

Things to do in Provence: The Santons Museum

13/03/2015

Things to do in Provence: The Santons Museum

The village of Baux is home to many cultural and historical sites that celebrate the heritage of Les Baux-de-Provence. The Musée du Santon or Santons Museum is a fine example of one of those sites and an excellent event that is located within walking distance of the Benvengudo Hotel. This museum, nestled in the winding streets…

Things to do in Provence: The Carrieres de Lumieres

13/03/2015

Things to do in Provence: The Carrieres de Lumieres

Following on from last week’s blog post, the Benvengudo blog once again explores the heritage of Les Baux-de-Provence with the dazzling multimedia show of The Carrieres de Lumieres. The Carrieres is located in the Val d’Enfer quarry, just 2km from Benvengudo Hotel, which was originally created for extracting bauxite and limestone for the construction of the…

Benvengudo Hotel Visits the Museum of Louis Jou in provence

06/03/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Visits the Museum of Louis Jou in Provence

Located in the heart Les Baux-de-Provence village is the Louis Jou Exhibition. For those visiting Benvengudo Hotel with an interest in the Renaissance and the rich heritage of Les Baux, the exhibition of Louis Jou is a must see attraction. Louis Jou (1881-1968) was an artist, engraver, illustrator, typographer and talented edi­tor. Louis Jou’s reputation…

Benvengudo Hotel Reviews Provence Wine

06/03/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Reviews Provence Wine

The vineyards of Les Baux-de-Provence are set in the rugged terrain of the Alpilles close to Benvengudo Hotel. The wine produced here is rich in diversity and character; whether it’s red, white or rosé. Visiting the Provence vineyards is an ideal way to learn about the heritage of Les Baux-de-Provence whilst tasting the wine and…

Horticultural Events Near Benvengudo Hotel

27/02/2015

Horticultural Events Near Benvengudo Hotel

  For plant and gardening enthusiasts visiting Benvengudo Hotel, Les Baux-de-Provence has several events that will provide you with a unique vision of southern French living and horticulture. The ‘Maisons & Jardins du Sud’ Exhibition The ‘Maisons & Jardins du Sud’ exhibition (Houses and Gardens of the South) is located less than 40 minutes from…

Benvengudo Hotel Reviews the Olive Oils of Provenc

26/02/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Reviews the Olive Oils of Provence

The rich and fertile hills surrounding Benvengudo Hotel are home to some of the finest olive groves in Provence. Comparable to a fine wine, the olives grown here have a bouquet, a colour, a flavour and elegance that captures the essence of the surrounding Vallée des Baux-de-Provence. Benvengudo’s own olives are grown at the hotel and…

Golf de Servanes at the foot of the Alpilles

18/02/2015

Best Golf Courses Near Benvengudo Hotel

Les Baux-de-Provence is a golfers paradise, with many different courses all located with an hour’s drive from Benvengudo Hotel. Located closest to Benvengudo are the Golf de Servanes and Golf du Domaine de Manville courses. Golf de Servanes At the foot of the Alpilles Mountains is the Servanes course. Just 12km away from Benvengudo, its…

Image of the Château des Baux de Provence Near Benvengudo Hotel

11/02/2015

Benvengudo Hotel Visits Chateau des Baux de Provence

Benvengudo Hotel blog will explore the history and attractions of Les Baux-de-Provence in a new series of articles. No site has more historically significant than the Château des Baux de Provence; a 10th century fortified castle that towers over the village and surrounding landscape of Provence. Located well within walking distance of Benvengudo Hotel, the Chateau…

L'isle sur la sorgue

31/08/2014

L Isle-sur-la-Sorgue Provence antiques markets

With an air of Venice, the charming Provence island city of L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, criss-crossed by canals, is world famous for its antique furniture markets… L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue has become one of the must-see attractions of the Provence. Situated approximately 25km east of Avignon, this island city offers visitors a glimpse of history… The old, colourful houses bordering the…

Angus beef

29/06/2014

The new summer menu is out

Our new summer menu is out. Here are some examples of dishes signed by Pascal Ginoux, 1 Michelin star Chef.   Le foie gras de canard confit, melon de Cavaillon en aigre doux, fine gelée au Rasteau La lotte rôtie, petit épeautre en risotto au vieux parmesan, vinaigrette vierge au pistou Les fromages de Vincent…

Benvengudo Golf Bigshot

29/05/2014

Benvengudo is partner at the Big Shot Swiss Tour

On May 24th was held the qualifying round of the first edition of the Big Shot Swiss Tour at Golf de Lavaux. The Big Shot is a long distance championship aiming to elect the longest hitters in Switzerland among golf enthusiasts and the general public. The Gentlemen winner shot at 230 m, while the Ladies winner…

Mother's day

18/05/2014

Mother’s Day

    On Sunday May 25th, 2014, a day dedicated to them, a moment to celebrate and share with family. In this day of celebration, the hotel restaurant Benvengudo Provence invites you to discover a special menu with green asparagus and summer truffles, lamb confit … and more. In a unique and enchanting setting, our family…

Menu de Paques

10/04/2014

The egg and the Easter lamb in Les Baux de Provence

With Easter upon us, the hotel Benvengudo restaurant in Provence invites you to discover eggs and the Easter lamb in Les Baux de Provence. With family or friends, celebrate the return of spring in Provence around our sunny pool, where adults and children will enjoy a great egg hunt amidst olive groves and pine trees.…

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03/04/2014

Benvengudo restaurant opens on April 4th

The restaurant of hotel Benvengudo opens its doors on April 4th. Pascal Ginoux, 1 Michelin star chef, signs the dishes of our restaurant and invites you to share his passion for cooking and to discover our region through exceptional products. Here is a sample composition of dishes from our menu: Les asperges vertes de pays cuites et en…

Gourmet Restaurant in Les Baux de Provence

03/03/2014

Gourmet Restaurant in Les Baux de Provence

The Benvengudo restaurant in Les Baux de Provence is known for its gourmet cuisine. We offer a delicious and authentic menu and a selection of excellent wines from the Benvengudo cellar. Created by Michelin star chef Pascal Ginoux and brilliantly executed by our own chef Aurélien Laget, you will discover a symphony of original flavors…

Hotel Swimming Pool Provence

16/02/2014

Provence hotel with Swimming Pool – Benvengudo

Imagine yourself in the heart of the Provence… A warm breeze, drifting past you, bringing the song of the cicadas…amidst olive groves, fragrant lavender and almond blooms…our Les Baux de Provence hotel is exactly that! Benvengudo hotel is centrally located in Les Baux de Provence, and offers an ideal base from which to explore this…

11/01/2014

Luxury Hotel**** Les Baux de Provence (PACA)

Located in Les Baux de Provence (PACA), the luxury hotel Benvengudo **** welcomes you in its 27 rooms, suites and apartments in the heart of a 3 hectares park. Book now your holiday in Provence and take advantage of our Best Guaranteed Rate. Hotel Benvengudo Provence Quartier de l’Arcoule (D78F) 13520 Les Baux de Provence…

23/12/2013

Gourmet restaurant Provence

The new Chef of our gourmet restaurant Benvengudo in Les Baux de Provence, Aurélien LAGET, runs with talent the card signed by Pascal GINOUX (one star Michelin Chef). Pascal Ginoux has worked at the Jardin de l’Opéra (2 Michelin stars), the Moulin de Lourmarin (2 Michelin stars), the Jardin des Sens (3 Michelin stars), and…