7 Days Yoga & Cooking Holidays in France

  • The FrogS'House B&B, 35 rue du Saumalier Saint-Jeannet, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur, France

Relaxing Yoga Retreat France

Set right in the heart of the French Riviera, this particular retreat will nourish the mind, body, and the soul, through intense Hatha yoga sessions and the blissful nature surroundings. This vacation dream trip will bring you to new heights and accomplishments, improve your meditation skills, and deepen your yoga practice. This will be an opportunity to live with local people, taste the regional products, admire the beautiful landscape, and experience the French culture from the inside.

Highlights

  • A cooking class
  • Daily Hatha yoga sessions
  • Breathing and awareness techniques
  • A wine day tour and sampling at a local vineyard
  • Guided tours to various cultural sites
  • Daily delicious organic meals
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Hiking sessions
  • 5 days with instruction
  • French, Spanish, English
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During this retreat, you will be staying at The FrogS'House Bed and Breakfast. The house is a former family hotel that has been reorganized to turn into a warm and comfortable bed and breakfast. Three room options with single and double occupancy are available. A suite for triple and quadruple occupancy is also available upon request.

Monday:

  • 07h00 - 08h30 : Yoga session
  • 08h30 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on the sunny terrace
  • 10h00 - 17h00: Walking day - Spring and Autumn: walking day in the surrounding Hills called Baou, including a guided visit of our village, St Jeannet, before reached the top of the hill for a shared homemade picnic lunch and a fantastic view over the all french riviera and the souther alps. In Summer: An “aquatic” walk, taking us into a gorge/canyon, to walk along, and sometimes into, a river, La Cagnes. Waterfalls and fresh water ponds will be the highlights of the day to jump and swim, a perfect activity during those warm summer months.
  • 19h00 - 20h30 : Yoga session
  • 20h30 : Diner at your own convenience

Tuesday:

  • 07h00 - 08h30 : Yoga session
  • 08h30 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on the sunny terrace
  • 10h00 - 17h00 : Coast and Country: this day will take us to one of the most beautiful city on the Côte d’Azur, Antibes, famous for its billionaires’harbour, and its museum dedicated to Pablo Picasso…which will contrast with the discovery of the world wild famous “chapelle du Rosaire” in Vence, entirely build up and decorated by famous French artist Henri Matisse…and in between, the famous village of St Paul de Vence, that hosts the grave of Marc Chagall
  • 19h00 - 20h30 : Yoga session
  • 20h30 : Diner at your own convenience

Wednesday:

  • 07h00 - 08h30 : Yoga session
  • 08h30 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on the sunny terrace
  • 10h00 - 17h00: The perched villages: this day will take us on small roads off the beaten path, to discover the old medieval village of Tourettes s/loup, well known now for the culture of violettes flowers. We will meet Bruno, a local cheese maker who has settled with his goats in a well preserved and protect area, which offers stunning view over the Cannes bay, Mandelieu La Napoule and the massif of l’Esterel. And a perfect way to end this day: a wine sampling at the local vineyard of St Jeannet !
  • 19h00 - 20h30 : Yoga session
  • 20h30 : Diner at your own convenience

Thursday:

  • 07h00 - 08h30 : Yoga session
  • 08h30 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on the sunny terrace
  • 10h00 - 17h00: Exclusive côte d'Azur: this day will take us to the most popular city of the french Riviera, the wonderful city of Nice côte d’Azur ! drive along the famous “promenade des Anglais”, walk through the small picturesque streets of the old city – “le Vieux nice” -, discover the amazing view from the “hill of the castle” and sample the charming atmosphere of the provencal market “du cours Saleya”. A drive along the coast line using the “corniches” that have hosted so many movies, will allow us to discover Villefranche s/mer, St Jean Cap Ferrat, Eze…
  • 19h00 - 20h30 : Yoga session
  • 20h30 : Diner at your own convenience

Friday:

  • 07h00 - 08h30 : Yoga session
  • 08h30 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on the sunny terrace
  • 10h00 - 17h00 : Ccooking session with Corinne, in her big open kitchen, followed with a convivial shared lunch
  • 19h00 - 20h30 : Yoga session
  • 20h30 : Diner at your own convenience

Saturday:

  • Free day to relax and meditate at your own rythme

Sunday:

  • 08h00 - 10h00 : Homemade breakfast on our sunny terrace, or join us for our "late" yoga session from 9h to 10h am followed with a "brunch" between 10h30 and 12h. Rest of the day to relax

Transfer to Nice International Airport or train station available on request.

The courses take place from Sunday to Saturday, but you have the possibility to extend your stay if you want to enjoy the weekend to relax.

You can start this course every day of the week. Please check availability by clicking on the arrival dates.

  • Drive to Saint Paul de Vence
  • Guided tour of the Medieval village of Saint-Jeannet, followed by a walk to the top of Baou, the local mediterranean hill
  • Guided visit of Nice's old city and market
  • Visit to Eze Village
  • Visit to the old Antibes, including the medieval citadel
  • Wine day tasting tour at Saint-Jeannet's local vineyard
  • Scenic drive to the perched village of Tourette
  • Benoit Couvreur

    Yoga Alliance International (Yoga)

    Benoit has been practicing yoga and meditation on a regular basis since 2010, soon after he met his actual spiritual teacher, Somasekha Ros. He has graduated from Yoga Nisarga International Training School, based in India, where he traveled to attend the training to become a fully qualified yoga teacher. Yoga Nisarga is certified by Yoga Alliance, the largest nonprofit association representing the yoga community whose mission is to promote and support the integrity and diversity of the teaching of yoga.

This retreat will take place in the middle of the quiet village of Saint-Jeannet, France. Saint-Jeannet is a charming and typical French medieval village, perched at the foot of the Mediterranean hills called Baou.

Only 15 kilometers away from Nice Côte d’Azur and the French Riviera, but so much more quiet and relaxing, its position at 450 meters of altitude offers a great view on the coast and a moderate temperature in the middle of the summer.

Nearby places

  • French Riviera - 15 kilometers
  • Mediterranean hills - 5 minutes
  • Nice - 30 minutes
  • Nice Côte d’Azur Airport (NCE) - 15 kilometers

During this retreat, you will be served daily organic breakfast and three lunches. Drinks are not included in the lunches. Dinner will be at your own leisure.

Must see places on the French Riviera and cultural tours

  • Meeting with a local world wild famous sculptor, Jean Pierre Augier
  • Other perched villages, including olive oil mill
  • The islands of Lérins in the bay of Cannes
  • Saint -Jean Cap Ferrat, Monaco, and Eze, visiting VillaEphrussi or the chapelle and the private villa Jean Coceau

Outdoor activities

  • Canyoning
  • Hiking in the Mercantour national park
  • Rafting
  • Rock climbing

Vineyards and wine sampling

  • Visits and wine sampling in the vineyards of the Côte d'Azur or the Var area
  • 2 yoga sessions per day
  • 1 cooking class
  • 3 lunches
  • 5 days of activities with transportation
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All museums' entrances fees
  • Daily organic breakfast
  • Guided tours and visits with a professional and certified guide
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Airport transfers
  • Dinners
  • Drinks
  • Lunches other than specified
  • Personal expenses

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Nice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE). Transfer from and to the airport is available upon request.

Arrival by bus

Two buses drive from and to Saint-Jeannet. The first is bus number 55 from and to Saint Laurent du Var, a train station for direct connection with Nice or any other city along the coast by train, or to Commercial center CAP3000 near the station for direct connection with Nice or any other city along the coast by bus. The second is bus Number 47 from and to Vence and St Paul de Vence.

Arrival by train

The closest train station is Saint Laurent du Var, only eight minutes away from Nice central station and only 20 minutes away from Saint-Jeannet by car. Transfer from and to the train station is available upon request.

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Saint Jeannet, France

After travelling around the world, Benoit and Corinne created The FrogS’House, offering bed and breakfast in the historic and peaceful village of Saint Jeannet in the South of France.

  • Availability: The Yoga Retreats of this organizer are available 91% of the time.
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7 days / 6 nights

Availability

This holiday is available from mid March to November.

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