Discovery of Valensole and its lavender fields
 Discovery of Valensole and its lavender fields
 Discovery of Valensole and its lavender fields
 Discovery of Valensole and its lavender fields
 Discovery of Valensole and its lavender fields

THE LAVENDER ROAD

Dicovery of the Valensole plateau and visit a lavender distillery

1/2 DAY

The Lavender road, an immersion in the Provence

This cultural activity will lead you through provencal hinterland, where lavender fields overlay Valensole plateau. You will be able to visit a traditional lavender distillery still operating and see the whole process to creat lavender oil and parfum.

Your guide will show you the different lavender species, the history of the typical plant and its legend. Included in the cost, transportation to the different sites : lavender field, distillery, shops.

The best period is from June to July only.

3H

14:00-17:00
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This trip take place in the afternoon for about 3 hours:
  • Arriving on the Valensole plateau
  • Visit of the lavender distilery
  • Explanation of the traditional distilation process
This activity is only possible at a specific time of the year :
The flowering season is mainly from the 10th June to the 20th of July, so the tour takes place at this time, the Valensole plateau is magnificent at this time of the year.
For the old-style distillery visit, it will be possible to confirm the dates only during next season because it depends on the weather conditions of the beginning of the season. The activity sheet will then be updated to allow you to complete the tour at the right time.
LocalisationVerdon Gorges
Duration1/2 DAY
Lattitude43.796876
Longitude6.240137

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THE LAVENDER ROAD

THE LAVENDER ROAD

Dicovery of the Valensole plateau and visit a lavender distillery

Plan & Accès

The meeting point is in "Galetas" camping parking

  • A total change of scene
  • Typical provencal landscapes
  • Provencal atmosphere with the cicadas, the sun and the lavender perfume
  • Discover a traditional way to distil the lavender

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