Lavender in Luberon Small Group Half-Day Trip

Highlights

  • Your morning or afternoon small-group tour begins with pickup from central Avignon. Take a seat in the comfortable minivan and admire the scenery as you traverse the Provençal countryside, laced with fields of lavender. Your guide will make frequent stops, giving you plenty of opportunities to take photos.  Enjoy free time in the village of Sault, wander the town on foot and browse the lavender shops full of flowers, fragrant essential oils, and local honey. Then, visit a lavender producer and learn about the harvesting and distillation process of the ubiquitous flower, and how to use lavender oil to maximize its benefits. Finally, enjoy more photo stops as you journey through Sault surrounded by lavender fields. Your tour ends when you return to Avignon by early afternoon or evening, depending on start time. Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs from June to August only.

Summary

Your morning or afternoon small-group tour begins with pickup from central Avignon. Take a seat in the comfortable minivan and admire the scenery as you traverse the Provençal countryside, laced with fields of lavender. Your guide will make frequent stops, giving you plenty of opportunities to take photos.  Enjoy free time in the village of Sault, wander the town on foot and browse the lavender shops full of flowers, fragrant essential oils, and local honey. Then, visit a lavender producer and learn about the harvesting and distillation process of the ubiquitous flower, and how to use lavender oil to maximize its benefits. Finally, enjoy more photo stops as you journey through Sault surrounded by lavender fields. Your tour ends when you return to Avignon by early afternoon or evening, depending on start time. Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs from June to August only.

Tour info

Duration
5 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Admire Provence’s lavender fields in full summer bloom on this half-day tour from Avignon. Admire the breathtaking beauty of the lavender fields in bloom. Free time in Roussillon to wander and do shopping in lavender shops. Learn about the distillation process and how to use the essential oil of lavender from your tour guide. Photo stop at the panorama view point of Gordes. Then drive to the Abbay of Senanque to take pictures. Many photo stops included in picturesque lavender fields. Enjoy personalized attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.

What’s included?

  • Local guide

  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

  • Hotel pick up / drop off

  • Entry/Admission - Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 5h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences Social distancing, wearing a mask, disinfecting minivans, bikes and equipment, hydroalcoholic gel available. We strictly apply all the sanitary measures in force

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

About operator:

Discover Provence’s ancient roots and winemaking traditions on a half-day tour of the Gigondas and Châteauneuf-du-Pape vineyards from Avignon. Wind through the verdant vineyards of the Rhône Valley to distinguished wine estates in both areas to sample fine wines and learn about local varietals. Explore the ruins of the Pope's formal summer residence in Châteauneuf-du-Pape before heading back to Avignon.

  • 763 reviews