A golf with provencal tones
Among the last born in the Provence Alpes Côte d’azur region, the 18-hole golf course of the Frame d’or is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
Inaugurated in 2008, this 3-star golf course lies in the heart of the pinewoods of Cabriès, a small commune of Bouches-du-Rhône, enjoying a strategic position between Marseille and Aix-en-Provence.
Hugues Lambert, Rhônalpin specialist in mountain plots, has here illustrated his talents on the Mediterranean reliefs of Provence recreating a project initiated at the beginning of the twentieth century. The architect designed the course in the heart of the emblematic landscapes of Sainte-Victoire, the Massif of L’Etoile and the Pilon du Roy drawing a game of arabesques from the center of the domain where are grouped club house and practice and playing with the topography of Terrain and endemic species.
The hole N ° 18, one Par 5 counting among the longest in Europe, gives a certain singularity to this very Provençal course.
Ideally located close to Marseille Provence Airport and the TGV station of Aix-en-Provence, between the Luberon, the Aix country, the coves and the beaches of the coastline, the complex with the local sonorities of the Frame d’or offers for the comfort of golfers A snack, a fitness centre and a holiday residence, the Odalys residence of La Frame d’or, which overlooks the golf course and faces the Sainte-Victoire.
10 minutes from old Cabriès, a typical Provencal village full of charm dominated by its castle housed the museum Edgar Melik and now among the stages of the GR 2013, the site of the Frame d’or is an ideal holiday destination for golfers Inclined to taste the hidden charms of Provence.