Wellbeing Holiday in South West France

Highlights

  • Wonderful local fresh produce and delicious French wines

  • Relax in the idyllic French countryside
  • Exercise tailored to your level and experience from canoeing, cycling, walking or chilling by the pool
£1796 pp
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What you'll do

Overview

Enjoy the perfect all-inclusive holiday. Experience the perfect wellbeing holiday in a stunning location on a holiday that will be truly unforgettable!

If you’re looking for a week of relaxed pampering, sports and treatments, coupled with great wine and food, this is the perfect holiday for you. After you’ve spent the day exploring the surrounding areas and taking part in the many activities on offer throughout the week, reward your efforts by relaxing by the poo...Read All

Arrival

Arrive at Agen train station to be greeted by your hosts before being driven to the farmhouse where your holiday will begin.  Airport collections can be arranged upon request. 

Settle into your charming room before getting to know your fellow guests over delicious aperitifs.

Enjoy a social evening with a 3 course gourmet dinner served in the farmhouse kitchen along with a short introduction from your hosts about what to expect over the next few days.

Walking, Spa Treatments and Wine Tasting

This morning you will walk 11km to a local village market for coffee and croissants to discuss your activities with the rest of the group and your host Caroline.

Lunch will be served by the pool or in the farmhouse kitchen, with views of the countryside all around which will not disappoint!

The afternoon will be spent relaxing and enjoying treatments of massage and reflexotherapy. There will be free time to use all the on-site facilities before aperitifs are served...Read All

Cycling, Spa Visit and Armagnac

After a delicious breakfast, get ready for your first activity of the day! Enjoy a lovely cycle ride using electric bikes into the stunning French countryside visiting French market towns.

In the afternoon you will be able to enjoy a visit to the spa following your morning of cycling. You will be able to really unwind, relax and enjoy all that the spa has to offer.

In the early evening, you will visit a family run Armagnac distillery (which Gascony is famous for). There y...Read All

Free day and wine tasting

You will have the morning after breakfast to enjoy the farmhouse, or explore the local town if you wish!

Lunch will be served by the pool or in the farmhouse kitchen, depending on the weather conditions. 

Late afternoon you will visit a beautiful chateau, famous for its aperitifs and wines for an afternoon of wine tasting.

Dinner will be served back at the farmhouse giving you time to either relax in the lounge, make use of the swimming pool, or enjoy one of the m...Read All

Walk, Gourmet Restaurant and Spa Visit

Today you will be guided for a lovely morning walk to enjoy the French countryside and your surroundings.

Following this, you will be able to enjoy a lunch at a local gourmet restaurant where you will be able to taste the fresh and local produce in traditional French meals.

This afternoon  you will have another spa visit.

In the evening you will be treated with a 3 course gourmet meal which will be served in the grounds or the farmhouse kitchen, depending on the weather ...Read All

Canoeing and Treatments by the Pool

In the morning you will be able to enjoy an exciting canoe trip to a lovely local village. You will definitely want to take your camera, as some amazing photo opportunities are guaranteed!

Lunch will then be served by the pool or in the Farmhouse kitchen. This will be followed by relaxing and enjoying some spa treatments by the pool in the blissful French sun.

To round off the day, you will be treated to a 3 course gourmet dinner at the Farmhouse, made using fresh and local prod...Read All

Day Excursion

Relax with a delicious breakfast this morning before heading out on a fun excursion for the day

Today you’ll enjoy an excursion to a location of your choice! Your hosts will take you to visit further afield depending on the groups preferences

Explore the stunning scenery and relax on your final day, and enjoy lunch whilst you out

This evening you’ll return home for your final dinner, where you’ll reflect on the week and how much fun you have had

Departure

After breakfast, guests are asked to check out by 10am.

You are welcome to relax and enjoy some free time if your flight is not until later in the day, before being taken to the airport or train station for your return journey. You will return home feeling relaxed, refreshed, with unforgettable memories!

What's included

Included

  • 7 nights accommodation in a private twin/double room
  • Prices are based on 1 person in their own private room with en-suite bathroom (no single supplement for a private room)
  • If two people travel together and share a room, a discount is offered
  • Treatments of massage and reflexotherapy
  • Walk, Gourmet Restaurant and Spa Visit
  • Vineyard visit and wine tasting session
  • Armagnac distillery visit and tasting session
  • E-cycling and Spa visit
  • Canoeing and Treatments by the Pool
  • Transport to and from all excursions
  • All breakfasts, lunches, and 3 course gourmet dinners daily
  • All refreshments (including wine etc)
  • Pick up and drop off from Agen train station
  • Check in any time after 4pm on day 1 and check out by 10am on day 8
Your local host

Caroline & Adam

Caroline is a qualified teacher from the UK and her husband Adam is a passionate cook. They moved to South West France looking for a change of lifestyle and now run their hugely successful jewellery making and activity holidays from Baron-Figués, where you will be staying. Caroline has been a qualified teacher for over 25 years and has experience in setting up and running training centres teaching practical skills. She is a senior instructor in both PMC and Art Clay and has experience in using a wide range of clays and other materials. Adam is a serious gastro enthusiast, as much in love with the local seasonal produce as the Gascons, and entirely committed to cooking the most incredible traditional dishes for guests as well as providing wonderful cooking courses. For Adam, cooking is a journey through all the senses and you won't just spend time sampling the local produce but understand how it is made and the traditions behind it. Adam blends a simple Irish approach to cooking with flavours and skills acquired from travels across the world. From conception to plate, Adam will teach you how to prepare and serve fantastic meals that will seem to magically appear in front of your guests, allowing you to enjoy the party too! For the painting course, they are joined by passionate local artists with huge knowledge and experience of the area as well as art to ensure you are taken to the right places to inspire your paintings.

Caroline is a qualified teacher from the UK and her husband Adam is a passionate cook. They moved to South West France looking for a change of lifestyle and now run their hugely successful jewellery making and activity holidays from Baron-Figués, where you will be staying. Caroline has been a qualified teacher for over 25 years and has experience in setting up and running training centres teaching practical skills. She is a senior instructor in both PMC and Art Clay and has experience in using a wide range of clays and other materials. Adam is a serious gastro enthusiast, as much in love with the local seasonal produce as the Gascons, and entirely committed to cooking the most incredible traditional dishes for guests as well as providing wonderful cooking courses. For Adam, cooking is a journey through all the senses and you won't just spend time sampling the local produce but understand how it is made and the traditions behind it. Adam blends a simple Irish approach to cooking with flavours and skills acquired from travels across the world. From conception to plate, Adam will teach you how to prepare and serve fantastic meals that will seem to magically appear in front of your guests, allowing you to enjoy the party too! For the painting course, they are joined by passionate local artists with huge knowledge and experience of the area as well as art to ensure you are taken to the right places to inspire your paintings.

Location

This beautiful medieval French Town is the perfect destination for a wellbeing break. With beautiful rolling countryside in every direction you look, this small French town is sure to be one you can’t forget. With lots of history and plenty to explore including boutique shops and local restaurants, you will have an amazing time!

Set in the heart of Gascony surrounded by 50 acres of private unspoilt meadows, the your farmhouse accommodation is tucked away in the Gascon countryside. Although the farmhouse is a rural retreat, the bustling picturesque towns of Nérac and Condom are within easy reach.

Nearest airports:
Toulouse (1hr 40min), Bordeaux (1hr 40min), Pau (2 hours) or Bergerac (2 hours)

Complimentary pre-booked train transfers:
Return transfers to and from Agen train station (30 minutes) are included in the course price.

Trains run to Agen from across the SNCF network from where you can take advantage of the free transfer. Optional

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