Enjoy a day through the picturesque roads of Provence to the breathtaking lavender fields of the Luberon and Sault !
We pick you up directly in front of your hotel in Avignon with our air conditionned and comfortable minibuses !
Three possibilities to discover the lavender fields in bloom and Provencal villages :1. Lavender morning tour -> from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm / 50 € per person Enjoy a scenic drive from Avignon and admire the breathtaking beauty of the lavender fields in bloom. Drive along a picturesque road through lavender fields (photo stops). Free time in Sault or Roussillon or Gordes (depending on the flowering stage) to wander and discover lavender shops. You will appreciate the lavender : essence, flowers, honey… As there is a different level of altitude between Gordes / Roussillon and Sault, we visit one or the other sites depending on the flowering stage.
2. Lavender afternoon tour -> from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm / 60 € per personDrive to the wild lavender fields in bloom and visit the lavender museum where fine lavender essential oil is produced. Free time in Sault or Roussillon (depending on the flowering stage) to wander and do shopping in lavender shops. You will appreciate the lavender : essence, flowers, honey… Drive to Coustellet across lavender fields and small picturesque villages : St Jean, Lioux,… Photo stop at the panoramic point of view to take pictures of the hilltop village of Gordes, classified as one of «the most beautiful villages in France». Visit of the LAVENDER Museum in Coustellet, where you will find out the secrets of the usage of Lavender essential oil (video, exhibition and shop). Book now !
3. Lavender full day tour -> from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm / 95 € per personStart your day by a traditional open-air market in a traditionnal village of Provence and appreciate its stalls presenting a shimmering palette of fruits and vegetables and souvenirs. Drive along picturesque roads through wild lavender fields to Sault, lavender capital or Roussillon (depending on the flowering stage). Several photo stops to discover the flowers and walk throught the fields ! Free time in Sault or Roussillon to wander and do shopping in lavender shops. In the afternoon visit Gordes, hilltop village in Luberon, one of «the most beautiful villages in France», completely made with dry stones. Admire the castle and the St Firmin church.Visit of the LAVENDER Museum in Coustellet, where you will find out the secrets of the uses of Lavender essential oil : video, exhibition and demonstration of distillation. Photo stop at Senanque abbey (from June 15th to July 15th only), Cistercian monument surrounded by wonderful lavender fields. Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day Not to be missed ! Book your tour for August, 15th 2016 and enjoy the Lavender Festival in Sault: sickle cutting competition, parade of Provençal folklore groups, village craft, book fair, sale of products made from lavender.
Daily departure from June 5th 2016 to August 15th 2016