The season is now at its peak. Summer is here, the cicadas are singing, the sun is shinning and all the tourists delight themselves with an ice-cream while walking along the Cours Mirabeau in Aix en Provence.
67 Cours Mirabeau13100 AIX EN PROVENCE
+33 4 90 14 70 00
From June 10th to July 20th 2017 and from June 10th to July 20th 2018
Scenic drive along the Plateau de Valensole
Enjoy the sights and scents of the stunning lavender fields in blossom. Get your camera ready and put your skills to capture the beauty of the Blue Gold of Provence.
Learn about the cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues at a local producer's.
Available daily from 09.00 am to 1.00 pm
Duration: 4 hours
Departure point : outside Apple Store2 Place du Général de Gaulle13100 AIX EN PROVENCE
Price : 55 € per adult
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You will be enchanted with the sights and scents of the breathtaking lavender fields in blossom. Get your camera ready and put your skills to capture the beauty of the Blue Gold of Provence. Learn about the cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues at a local producer's.
On the way back to Aix-en-Provence, you will visit the museum of L'Occitane in Manosque. World widely known for its cosmetic products made with locally grown flowers and plants. You can buy the products at a discounted price.
Available daily from 02.00 pm to 7.00 pm
Duration: 5 hours
Price : 60 € per adult
Embark on an unforgettable day on the Plateau of Valensole. You will be seduced by the sights and scents of the gorgeous Blue Gold of Provence. You will meet one of the local producers and learn about cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues.
The journey will continue to Moustiers Sainte-Marie situated at the west entrance to the Gorges of Verdon. For centuries, this charming village is well known for its 'faience' earthern wares .
Sit back and enjoy the panoramic tour of the spectacular and majestic Gorges of Verdon, regarded as one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe and around the turquoise colored Lake of Sainte-Croix.
And before heading backing to Aix-en-Provence, a visit to the picturesque village of Sainte-Croix-de-Verdon.
Available daily from 09.00 am to 6.00 pm
Duration: 9 hours
Price : 100 € per adult
From July 21st to August 15th 2017 and from July 21st to August 15th 2018
Your day begins by travelling through the winding Combe de Lourmarin, which separates the Petit and Grand Luberon to reach the Pays de Sault.
At an altitude of around 765m, the capital of lavender, Sault has been cultivating the fine lavender for centuries and the hybrid lavender; 'lavandin' since the early 20th century. You will meet one of the local producers and learn about cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues.
Traditional provençal villages Monieux, St. Saturnin-les-Apt, Saignon are included in the itinerary with several photo stops. Plateau of Claparèdes will be your last destination before going back to Aix-en-Provence. Kilometers of lavender fields lined along the roads dotted with 'bories' (traditional dry- stone huts).
Available daily from 09.00 am to 6.30 pm
Duration: 9.30 hours
Changes for 2018 : The stop in Monnieux will be replaced by a stop in Gordes
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