You will have the choice to start the tour in Marseille or Aix-en-Provence. Leaving by car, a short drive through the Provence countryside to Château La Coste located just north of Aix-en-Provence.
Depending on your predilection, Château la Coste, north of Aix-en-Provence, is either an estimable winemaker with a sideline in contemporary art or a marvel of modern architecture with an open-air gallery that happens to have a vineyard attached. Whatever the viewpoint Château La Coste is an exceptional discovery of art, architecture & fine wine. Wine tasting included. 'La Coste combines all the elements of the perfect French Art de Vivre - a unique artistic experience in an atmosphere of calm luxury. It's an atypical art estate in a protected environment.
You will visit the art center and the bookshop, before starting the walking tour of the park.
Strolling through the domain, you will see over thirty major art installations scattered throughout the domain amongst oak trees, hundred-year-old pines, vines & lavender fields. You will enjoy the creations of architecture from - Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Piano & Frank O.Geary. Artworks include Louise Bourgeois, Alexander Calder, Larry Neufeld, Ai Weiwei, Sean Scully, Andy Goldsworthy, Michael Stipe, Tom Shannon, Tracey Emin, and Liam Gillick.
You will finish the tour with a tasting of a selection of the Chateau La Coste wine, learn about the production at this award-winning vineyard.