5 day summer programme suggestion 

 

Sunday -      Arrival at Chateau and settle in to your new surroundings with refreshments and patisseries

                      Armagnac masterclass in the evening

                      Traditional Gascon grillades (barbecue) eating al fresco

               

Monday -     Visit to a medieval village and learn how to play Petanque

                       Visit to a artisanal sheep cheese producer

                       Lunch in a local restaurant

                       Tour of a Côtes de Gascogne wine and armagnac producer with tasting

                       Return to Chateau for relaxing time by the pool, ping pong, gym etc

                       Aperitifs followed by dinner prepared by Michelin starred chef and accompanied by guitarist

 

Tuesday -     Visit two renowned chateaux in the Madiran wine region and various vineyard plots

                       followed by traditional lunch on site accompanied by the producers' wines

                       Stop at beautiful fortified 13th century village for some sightseeing

                       Cookery class at your chateau followed by local aperitif, Floc de Gascogne tasting 

                       Enjoy the dinner that you prepared earlier

 

Wednesday -  Yoga lesson at chateau

                       Visit and tasting at another wine and armagnac producer

                       Gourmet lunch at one of the region's best restaurants

                       Therapeutic massages at the chateau 

                       Walk to neighbouring Armagnac producer to taste straight from the barrel

                       and discover different varietals

                       Leisure time 

                       Dinner in local village

 

Thursday -   Day trip to St Emilion or Pyrenees mountains

 

Friday -         Head off to local market followed by picnic lunch in a vineyard

                       Visit Cistercian Abbey close by and return to Chateau

                       Gala dinner catered by local restaurateur with live music

                       and dancing

                

 

 

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