Aleksandra Bursiak

Tucked away in the picturesque village of Saint-Paul-de-Vence on the French Riviera, La Vague de St. Paul stands as a testament to refined luxury and elegance. This charming hotel is not only a haven for those seeking tranquility but also an ideal base to explore the beauty of the surrounding countryside. Recently, the hotel ventured into a unique adventure – a Bike n’Wine experience that seamlessly combined the thrill of e-biking and wine tasting. Let’s delve into this extraordinary day.

A Glimpse of La Vague de St. Paul

Before we dive into the Bike n’Wine adventure, it’s worth getting to know the host a little better. La Vague de St. Paul is a boutique hotel nestled in the heart of the French Riviera. Surrounded by lush greenery and situated within the medieval walls of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, the hotel offers a sanctuary of peace and tranquility. Its beautifully landscaped gardens, soothing fountains, and elegant rooms create an enchanting atmosphere that’s perfect for relaxation.

The Bike n’Wine Experience

To add a touch of adventure and local exploration to their offering, the team at La Vague de St. Paul decided to organize a Bike n’Wine experience. The goal was to not only test our French Riviera Like a Local fleet of 5 electric bikes, provided by Stajvelo, but also to introduce their hotel team to the nearby vineyards and wine from the ‘Domaine des Hautes Collines’.

Exploring the Vineyards with Elegance

The day began with an introduction to the electric bikes (VAE) by Stajvelo. These bikes are not just ordinary bicycles; they offer the perfect blend of human effort and electric assistance. They allow riders to effortlessly tackle hills and long distances, making them ideal for exploring the beautiful countryside.

The group set out on a scenic route, pedaling through the enchanting countryside surrounding Saint-Paul-de-Vence. With the breeze in their hair, they effortlessly glided along the roads, enjoying the panoramic views. This adventure was more than just a bike ride; it was a journey through the landscape, history, and culture of the French Riviera.

The Taste of Terroir

The next phase of the Bike n’Wine experience led the group to the ‘Domaine des Hautes Collines’. This vineyard, with its stunning terraced vineyards and captivating vistas, was a feast for the eyes. Here, the hotel team was given an insider’s tour of the vineyard, the cellars, and the winemaking process.

The highlight of the day, the wine tasting, was nothing short of extraordinary. With their knowledge of the vineyard’s history and winemaking traditions deepened, the group savored a selection of wines, each with its own distinct terroir and flavor profile. The blend of sun-soaked grapes and the craftsmanship of the winemakers created a symphony of tastes, and the team was invited to relish every note.

A Symphony of Elegance and Adventure

The Bike n’Wine experience organized for the team at La Vague de St. Paul was a harmonious blend of elegance and adventure. It allowed the hotel team to explore the picturesque countryside on e-bikes and discover the rich terroir of the ‘Domaine des Hautes Collines’ organic vineyard. This journey not only provided a taste of the French Riviera’s landscapes but also an understanding of the region’s wine heritage.

As they returned to the serene haven of La Vague de St. Paul, the team was left with lasting memories of their day’s adventure. It was a reminder that amidst the elegance of a luxurious hotel, there’s always room for the thrill of exploration and a deeper appreciation for the local culture. The Bike n’Wine experience was an ode to the symphony of elegance and adventure that defines the French Riviera.

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