Automotive events

For all classic car enthusiasts and car rally teams, Lou Calen offers an ideal stopover in the heart of Provence. A hotel set in the heart of 3 hectares of stunning nature, Lou Calen guarantees a stunning setting for car shows and events. With high-end facilities and a secure environment to park vehicles, Lou Calen is much more than a hotel. Take advantage of our tailor-made service to organise your rallies, shows or meetings, and enjoy an authentic experience in the south of France filled with passion, luxury and good hospitality.

Car rally, exhibition, meetings...

Discover the picturesque roads of Provence withtwo rally routes, offering breathtaking landscapes for an authentic and unforgettable experience. The first route takes you to the famous Sillans waterfall, before passing through some of the most beautiful villages in Provence Verte: Tourtour, Le Thoronet and Entrecasteaux. The second route takes you to Lac de Sainte-Croix, Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and the Valensole plateau, at the gateway to the Verdon Regional Nature Park.

Then take advantage of our secure parking facility with a capacity of 20 spaces during your stay. You also have access to a second parking lot with a capacity of 12 spaces for standard-height vehicles.


For your easy dining needs or cocktails dinners, Lou Calen has 3 establishments promising convivial tastings. All year round, La TUF microbrewery immerses its customers in the heart of the production of quality beer with local flavors. Connoisseurs will love O’Fadoli impressive collection of Pastis, with over 50 varieties from all over France. From mid-June to mid-September, Didier’s wine bar welcomes you with one of the finest selections in the region.


La TUF microbrewery: 200 people for standing cocktails and canapés

Didier’s wine bar: 80 people for standing cocktails and canapés

O’Fadoli pastis bar: 30 people for standing cocktails and canapés


Jardin Secret restaurant, home to chef Benoit Witz, housed within an 18th century Provençal country house, is a stunning location for dinner and a chance to impress and delight your colleagues. Honoured with a Michelin green star, it offers generous, sincere Provençal cuisine that sublimates and respects its terroir.

Lou Calen bistro promises a warm and convivial atmosphere, whether indoors or on the shaded terrace. Enjoy flavorful cuisine that highlights aged meats, perfectly enhanced by flame cooking.


Jardin Secret restaurant: 60 people seated / 120 for standing cocktails and canapés

Lou Calen bistro: 100 people seated / 120 for standing cocktails and canapés


Set across 3 hectares of stunning natural landscapes, Lou Calen’s 34 rooms and suites each have their own unique setting. Many bedrooms have their own private terrace with a breathtaking view of the Maures hills in the distance or the stunning troglodyte cliff of Cotignac behind. This is an idyllic and soothing setting for you and your colleagues, after a day of work, team building or group activities. Not far from the hotel estate and just few minutes walk is the cours Gambetta, the village square and its beating heart, where La Falaise hotel offers 9 rooms in its 19th century building.


Lou Calen Hotel: 34 rooms (24 bedrooms and 10 suites)

Hotel La Falaise: 9 rooms (8 bedrooms and 1 suite)


Lou Calen invites its guests to discover the history, lifestyle and know-how of true authentic Provence. If you’d like to curate your visit and arrange team-building exercises or fun days out, our concierge is available to suggest a wide range of activities around Cotignac: cooking classes, tastings, pétanque (boules), yoga, hiking, mountain biking, horseriding, golf, tennis, canoë-kayak, saffron or olive harvest, hand-picked grapes, or lavender spindles workshop… The possibilities are endless. The only limit is your imagination!

Organise your automotive event at Lou Calen