Depart Marseille for a tour of Provence’s most beautiful lavender fields, in the Valensole area. This is where lavender is at its most colourful. Spend a day with your expert local guide seeing the best of Provence in lavender season. Visit the village of Moustiers-Ste-Marie and the Verdon Canyon.
The tour departs from Marseille where you will meet your friendly local guide at 9am. Climb aboard your luxury minivan and travel into Provence towards the Valensole Plateau. You will enjoy amazing views as your guide takes you along the picturesque roads which wind alongside the lavender fields.
The Valensole Plateau is specialised in the "lavandin" culture and you will find out about the history, traditions and culture behind this "blue gold" from your knowledgeable guide as you go. During the course of your lavender tour your guide will stop at the best photo spots for you to see the lavender fields in all their beauty.
Enjoy a stop to visit a local producer who will tell you everything about the iconic flower of Provence and its produce like the essential oil, the lavender honey and many other specialties based on lavender.
After visiting the lavender fields, you will journey on for a visit to Moustiers-Ste-Marie. The village is perched up high in the limestone cliffs and is famous for its earthenware workshops. There will be free time for a visit and lunch (lunch is not included).
After lunch get ready to enjoy an afternoon in the Verdon Canyon area to see more lavender fields. At the end of your day trip to the lavender fields of Provence your guide will drive you back to Marseille for 6pm.
NB: We reserve the right to modify the programme according to the lavender's blooming stage.
- Visit to a local lavender producer
Radisson Blu Hotel in Marseille
- Up to 24 hours in advance: 100% refund
- Under 24 hours in advance: no refund