From June 17th until August 15th 2013, join one of the lavender tours starting in Aix en Provence to visit the blooming lavender fields !Three different tours to the lavender fields ! 1. Lavender morning tour -> from 9.00 am to 1.30 pm / 50 € per person Don’t miss these exceptional purple landscapes and follow your guide along the scenic roads to the wide Plateau of Valensole known for it’s lavandin fields. You will enjoy many photo stops during the tour to admire the flowers. You will also have a stop at a local producer’s place to discover the essential oil, lavender honey and many other products based on lavender. Don’t forget your camera to take incredible pictures ! Book now ! 2. Lavender afternoon tour -> from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm / 60 € per person Follow your guide to the Plateau des Claparèdes with its several bories and lavender fields ! Many stop to take pictures and explore the fields. Direction the perched village Saignon, offering a panoramic view on the Luberon hill range and the Mont Ventoux mountain. You will also enjoy a photo stop at the fields located close to the ochre village of Roussillon. End your tour by a photo stop at the panoramic point of view of Gordes, one of the most beautiful villages of France entirely built with dry stones. Book now ! 3. Lavender full day tour -> from 9.00 am to 6.30 pm / 90 € per person – From June 17th to July 13th 2013 Cross the valley of the Durance river, arrival on the Plateau of Valensole specialized in the cultivation of « lavandin », where small roads are winding among the fields of flowers. Many stops at the lavender fields to admire the purple flowers. Stop at a farmer/ producer’s place to discover lavender and lavandin essential oils, olive oil, lavender honey…. Stop in the perched village of Moustiers-Ste-Marie, famous for its earthen ware workshops (free time for visit and lunch on your own). In the afternoon, continue to the breathtaking opening of the Grand Canyon of the River Verdon. Scenic touring of Sainte Croix Lake, view on the picturesque village of Bauduen and a last stop in Sainte Croix de Verdon before returning to Aix. – From July 15th to August 15th 2013 Your guide will drive you through the Luberon Regional Natural Park along the picturesque and winding Combe of Lourmarin to arrive in Pays de Sault with its wide lavender and lavandin fields in bloom. Stop in Sault, “the capital of lavender” (free time and lunch on your own). In the afternoon, a discovery itinerary through the most picturesque hill top villages of Monieux (stop), St Saturnin-les-Apt (panorama), Saignon (stop, exceptional panorama). Back to Aix through the Plateau of Claparèdes with its numerous « bories » (typical dry-stoned houses) among the lavender fields. Book now !