From Avignon: Full-Day Lavender Tour

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From Avignon: Full-Day Lavender Tour

From US$ 113.22 per person

Enjoy a full-day trip dedicated to the emblematic plant of Provence: lavender. Discover the real Provence with its typical villages, Senanque Abbey, open-air markets, and breathtaking landscapes.

About this activity

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French

Experience

Highlights
  • See picturesque views of rolling lavender fields in full bloom
  • Admire the colorful houses in the cliff-top village of Roussillon
  • Learn about the history of lavender growing at the Lavender Museum
Full description
Experience a tour in the lavender area during the blooming season. You'll discover the lavender fields in full blooming in the valley of Luberon or in the mountains around the village of Sault which is considered as the capital of lavender. Your driver will stop at the best spots where you can enjoy the view and take pictures from and to the fields. Depending the day of the week, you'll have time to enjoy a provençal market at a picturesque village on the way. Photo stop near Gordes to admire the amazing view at this village ranking among the most beautiful villages in France. Visit of Roussillon, built on top of an ocher cliff, with its houses and walls painted using the different colours of the natural pigments contained in the soil. This natural ocher region is the largest one in Europe. You'll have a visit to the Lavender Museum, there, you'll learn more about the lavender and lavendine; a film will show you the fields, the harvest and the distillation process, then you'll discover the museum with a collection of stills used for the distillation. A shop of fine cosmetic products elaborated with the pure lavender 100% natural coming from the farm "Le Chateau du Bois". Between June 15 and July 15, an extra stop for pictures at the Senanque Abbey for its wonderfull view with lavandine fields is provided.
Includes
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Entrance fee to the Lavender Museum
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees not mentioned
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

In front of the tourist information center of Avignon, 41 cours Jean Jaurès.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
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Excellent tour!

Excellent guide. Really enjoyed her tour. Learned alot about the area as well as the lavender growing, industry and history in the Luberon region. Well worth the time and money spent doing this tour, would definitely recommend to anyone interested not only in lavender but also the towns and lifestyle living in this area... beautiful country!

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June 15, 2019

A good ride

Very good

June 11, 2018

July 13, 2019

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