The areas surrounding the Bastide are ideal for finding inspiration and awakening creativity. Bastide Avellanne is perfect for any type of art workshop or free writing course.

Wholebeing Retreat and Positive Psychology


Our retreat offer not only a memorable & life-enhancing experience but also give you learnings, tools & techniques that you will use in your daily life long after your time with Cecilia & Christin. 
Included in the Wholebeing retreat:

  • Find your inner strengths course 17 hours
  • Luxary accommodation in shared doubleroom with ensuite bathroom
  • Full board with great eco-food by our private chef & selection of French wines
  • Winetasting by a local producer
  • A visit to the breathtaking Gorges du Verdon (Europe’s Grand Canyon) if the weather conditions allow it. Otherwise it will be another stunning nature experience day
  • A visit to one of the most beautiful villages in France, Les Baux-de-Provence & enjoy the stunning exhibition Carrières des Lumières
  • Morning yoga outside or inside
  • Full use of site: yoga deck, mountainbikes, pool, tennis court..
  • Time out to relax


Receive positive psychology coaching, guidance & support

Enjoy intuitive insights from the group & share in its collective wisdom & experience

Meet other incredible people looking to make the most of their life

Have plenty of fun & laughter!

Pervious Workshops

19-30th of September – Painting in Provence with Karlyn Holman 
Join talented Karlyn for an inspirational and creative art week in Provence. Her passion for art has lead to holding international workshops and authoring five watercolor books as well as numerous DVD’s. She also illustrated five children’s picture books. Karlyn has had a studio-gallery since 1968. She currently has a large staff and an on-line store, and holds classes in her state-of-the-art studio. Visitors can enjoy her gallery full of local artisan pottery as well as her paintings. For booking, pricing details and further questions, please contact

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