Delight in the finest cuisine and unforgettable evenings as The Palace reopens on the French Riviera.


The grand reopening of The Palace, a stunning masterpiece hotel under the Oetker Collection, is scheduled for April 30th, marking the beginning of an exciting new season.

Tucked away amidst the captivating hilltops of Vence, this Provençal gem guarantees an unparalleled and opulent experience. With its refined atmosphere and awe-inspiring views that stretch all the way to the coastline, The Palace presents an idyllic backdrop for guests to indulge in the culinary masterpieces created by the renowned chef, Jean-Luc Lefrançois.

Le Saint-Martin, the hotel's gastronomic restaurant, not only offers exceptional vistas but also a menu brimming with authentic Provençal flavors crafted from the finest seasonal ingredients.

Chef Jean-Luc Lefrançois, who earned a Michelin star in 2017, skillfully showcases his culinary expertise through sophisticated and exquisite dishes that immerse guests in a symphony of taste and refinement.

During the summer season, guests can savor the enchanting ambiance of L'Oliveraie, the open-air restaurant nestled amidst century-old olive trees and fragrant Ronsard roses.

From June to August, the menu presents a delightful array of lunch options, including succulent grilled meats, wood-fired oven pizzas, sun-kissed salads, and a variety of Mediterranean delicacies.

To enhance the allure of The Palace, the much-anticipated 'Les Estivales' event promises unforgettable summer evenings brimming with joy and entertainment. Guests will be delighted by live music performed by Merry Mood while indulging in a delectable buffet of light and vibrant Provençal specialties carefully curated by Chef Jean-Luc Lefrançois.

The event will also showcase the talents of several local artisans, who will present their finest products, such as rotisserie meats, cheeses, craft beers, and specialties from Nice, ensuring a truly captivating culinary experience.

To end the evening on a sweet note, guests will have the pleasure of relishing a tantalizing buffet of exquisite desserts, expertly prepared by Pastry Chef Tanya Colella.

'Les Estivales' will take place on the following dates in 2023: June 8th and 21st, July 6th and 20th, and August 3rd, 17th, and 31st. This eagerly anticipated event is destined to be a highlight of the summer season on the French Riviera, offering guests an unforgettable celebration of Provençal cuisine and vibrant festivities.

About Oetker Collection:
Oetker Collection is renowned for its exceptional hotels located in the world's most coveted destinations. Each property is a testament to timeless elegance and extraordinary hospitality. The Hosts of Choice, deeply committed to local culture and community, embody the legendary European hospitality and genuine family spirit that has been synonymous with the Oetker name since 1872. The collection includes renowned hotels such as L'Apogée Courchevel, Le Bristol Paris, Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes, Château Saint-Martin & Spa in Vence, The Lanesborough in London, Eden Rock-St Barths, Jumby Bay Island in Antigua, Palácio Tangará in São Paulo, The Woodward in Geneva, Hotel La Palma in Capri, The Vineta Hotel in Palm Beach, and over 150 private villas worldwide.

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