Puyloubier - Wines
The winery is closed to the public.
The Domain Houchart, at the foot of Mont Sainte Victoire and 15 km from Aix-en-Provence, is in Puyloubier, near the 'Via Aurelia'. In 1890 it was bought by Aurélien Houchart, a friend of Cézanne and the great-grandfather of Geneviève Quiot. The winery is owned and worked by the Quiot family and has 90 hectares of vineyards from the Côtes de Provence and Côtes de Provence Sainte Victoire designations.
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Where to stay
Les deux chambres d'hôtes sont situées à Puyloubier, village blotti au pied de la montagne Sainte-Victoire entre vignes et oliviers. La maison est construite sur une ancienne oliveraie familiale située à 800m du village. Les chambres d'hôtes ont obtenu le label " vignobles et découvertes…
Les Grands Chênes
In an exceptional environment, in the countryside, the gite of the Great Oaks is a completely independent house on 1.2 not enclosed hectares of land. Views on the mountain Ste Victoire. On the ground floor : large 80m² living room with high ceiling, kitchen (fridge/freezer, stove with…
Things to do
Just look at the Sainte-Victoire. What majesty, what imperious thirst for the sun, and what melancholy, in the evening, when all this heaviness returns "- Paul Cezanne. Château Gassier represents the excellence of the Cru Sainte-Victoire wines. The estate is located a few kilometres from the…
Les vignerons du Mont Sainte Victoire
In the foothills of the Sainte-Victoire, among pine trees and olive groves ... Around six hundred years ago, Rene Roy, the emblematic figure of the Provencal history, said he would drink no other wine but the Puyloubier rosé. A favor certainly related to the quality terroir of which today's…
Behind Sainte Victoire mountain, at an altitude of 600m, La Sinne observatory enjoys an exceptional setting, ideal for astronomy. Discover our cupola and the large Schmidt-Cassegrain 355-mm telescope as well as other instruments for visual observation. Practical astronomy for members. Monthly…
Situated in Puyloubier, at the foot of Sainte Victoire mountain, the estate was created in 1978 by Michel Fabre. It covers 40 hectares and has an efficient modern winery. Since 2005 his children have joined the estate after studying winegrowing, winemaking and marketing of wine, and work…
Château de la Bégude
A few miles east of Aix en Provence, the vineyard of Château de la Bégude spreads over sunny hillsides at the foot of Sainte Victoire, immortalised by Paul Cezanne. A former residence of the Knights Templar, and then a Post Coaching Inn under Louis XIV, Château de la Bégude enjoys a…
Domaine le Loup Bleu
Located between the Sainte Victoire Mountain to the north and the Aurelian Mountains to the south, in an unspoiled nature, the Loup Bleu domain in Pyuloubier draws its name from the Podium Luperium Mountain, "la colline des loups" (the hill of wolves) and from this magic moment suspended at the…
Domaine de Saint Ser
Located on the side of Sainte-Victoire mountain, at 400 metres in altitude, the Domaine de Saint Ser enjoys an exceptional location. A grape garden (19 varieties) and an olive garden (13 varieties) are a wonderful way to appreciate the rich resources of Provence. The Domaine provides a…
Where to eat
Le Relais de Saint Ser
Ah, the delights of the country! Stressed-out city-dwellers will adore this new auberge, tucked away in splendid surroundings at the foot of Sainte Victoire mountain. The young owners have truly breathed life back into this establishment, featuring 9 rooms and a restaurant serving deliciously…
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