Full Day Ocean of Lavender in Valensole from Avignon

Highlights

  • Following a pickup at your Avignon hotel between 8am and 8:30am, transfer to the Avignon tourist office and take a seat in your vehicle. At 9am, travel out into the countryside with your guide to begin your tour. The lavender fields are in bloom from mid-June to early August each year, throwing a blanket of color across the rolling hillsides of Provence. Stop in Aix-en-Provence — famous for its vibrant art scene — then visit Valensole with your guide. Here, stroll among the rows of purple flowers, and inhale the heady scent for which lavender is famous. Visit the lovely village of Valensole, then continue on to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie — a town widely considered among the prettiest in France and popular for its pottery. Explore winding streets home to traditional potters, and admire fine views over the mighty cliffs towering over the town. Visit the l’Occitane museum and shop in Manosque, then return in comfort to your departure point in Avignon to conclude your tour.

Summary

Following a pickup at your Avignon hotel between 8am and 8:30am, transfer to the Avignon tourist office and take a seat in your vehicle. At 9am, travel out into the countryside with your guide to begin your tour. The lavender fields are in bloom from mid-June to early August each year, throwing a blanket of color across the rolling hillsides of Provence. Stop in Aix-en-Provence — famous for its vibrant art scene — then visit Valensole with your guide. Here, stroll among the rows of purple flowers, and inhale the heady scent for which lavender is famous. Visit the lovely village of Valensole, then continue on to Moustiers-Sainte-Marie — a town widely considered among the prettiest in France and popular for its pottery. Explore winding streets home to traditional potters, and admire fine views over the mighty cliffs towering over the town. Visit the l’Occitane museum and shop in Manosque, then return in comfort to your departure point in Avignon to conclude your tour.

Tour info

Duration
9 hours
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Why take this tour?

Valensole is the place to be if you wish to see endless lavender fields. Walking through the large fields, enjoy the smell, the colors and the charm of Provence sunshine. You will learn more about the lavender in the famous factory l’Occitane en Provence. You will also visit the faience village of Moustiers Sainte Marie and discover their magnificent art works.

What’s included?

  • Fuel surcharge

  • Driver/guide

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Parking Fees

  • Food and drinks

  • Lunch

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Provence Panorama is your tours and transfers specialist in Provence. A team of bilingual drivers will provide you the best services and will help you to discover "off the beaten track" Provence. Provence Panorama offer a complete package of tailor made excursions, group tours, cultural tours, gastronomy and wine tours, lavender tours, Luberon tours... Whether you're alone or in a group, leaving from Avignon, Marseille or anywhere else in Provence, benefit from our experience to discover the Provence of your dreams.

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