Tour de champs de Lavande dans la Provence: Discover the beautiful scenery and aromas of Provence’s sprawling lavender fields on this unforgettable tour from Avignon. Lavender is the symbol of Provence and in the summer months the fields in the countryside surrounding Avignon turn a wonderful shade of purple as the lavender plants begin to bloom. Take in this stunning visual spectacle and visit some of the region’s most picturesque hilltop villages as you discover all the secrets of this flower. Admire the picture-postcard lavender fields of Senanque Abbey and visit the delightful lavender Museum.
There are few places on earth more enchanting than the rolling fields of Provence on a summer’s day so make the most of your beautiful surroundings on this small-group tour. Your driver and expert local guide will use his knowledge to take you to the very best lavender fields in the area. Drink in the scenery as you wind your way through the rolling fields on the climb up to the charming village of Gordes.
Sat on the top of a hill that rises from the Luberon Valley, the picturesque village of Gordes dominates the green and blue skyline and boasts truly spectacular views over the lavender fields. None of which is more spectacular than the field of Senanque Abbey, a 12th century church established by Cistercian monks. Immerse yourself in the purple fields as you take in the sights and smells of this aromatic flower before heading to the Lavender Museum in the heart of the Luberon.
Meeting/pick-up point: Tourist Information Center of Avignon, 41 cours Jean Jaurès.
Duration: Approx. 9 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
End/closing time: At 6pm.
Languages: French and English.