France – French Riviera : Bowls game from St Paul to St Tropez by french receptive !

5 days / 245 km
Period : January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December
Reference : 10B228

Prix : 400€

A game of force to the Greeks, a game of skills to the Romans, this bowls game traveled through centuries and civilizations to become, today, in Provence and on the Côte d’Azur, a symbol of a popular way of life. You won’t forget you tailor made holidays !Highlights:Initiation Bowls game with aperitifBoat trip bay of St Tropez by french receptive !


D1 Sainte Maxime

Arrival of the group in the late afternoon. Check-in at the hotel club Ste Maxime, located in a pleasant setting,  a few minutes away from the sand beaches and the downtown area. Welcoming cocktail. Dinner. Lodging.

D2 Pétanque in St Paul de Vence (175 km)

St Paul de Vence, cradle of the Provence region were lingers all its cultural and artistic heritage. When it’s time fopr happy hour on the main Square, a St-paul petanque master teaches how to feel this iron bowl. Under the plane trees of the World’s most famous sandy track, Yves Montand pointed, Lino Ventura shooted. What about you? Lunch. In Vallauris, the Petanque House will offer you a nice walk through the World of petanque and the game. Dinner. Animated evening. Lodging.

J3 « i aim or i shoot ? » (35 km)

Get on board for a ride through the St Tropez gulf along the baie des Canoubiers, a privileged site where you will be admiring sumptuous villas. Meet us under the plane trees of the mythical place des Lices and meet the natives. Get your bowls ready to defend the colors of your region ! Lunch. Continuation of the meeting; Then free time in St-Tropez, at the heart of the picturesque alleys, and the provençal stalls. Dinner. Animated evening. Lodging.

J4 Place des Lices in St Tropez (35 km)

In St Tropez, back to the place des Lices to play a decider. Lunch. Prize-giving ceremony. Dinner. Animated evening. Lodging.

D5 Return trip



Service details

Not available in July/ August, extra days off and Cannes Festival.
Full-board (1/4 wine per meal + 1 coffee included on lunches) at the Hotel Club Ste Maxime from D1 dinner to D5 breakfast.
Hosted evenings
Entry : Petanque’s house
Hosted Petanque game in St Paul de Vence (1hr) + pastis (local alcohol drink)
Boat ride through the St-Tropez gulf (1hr)
Petanque tournament and workshop on D3 and D4.
Free of charge : 21st pers in single room, 42nd in semi-double

Possible supplements

June, sept. + 44 €
Single room (4n) : 80 €

user-defined tee-shirt “pétanque” : 23 €

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