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From Aix en Provence: Morning Lavender Tour to Valensole

Product ID: 167130
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Discover the largest lavender fields of Provence on the Plateau de Valensole on a tour from Aix en Provence. Take in views of sprawling, technicolor fields.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the largest lavender fields of Provence on the Plateau de Valensole
  • Go to a lavender farm to sample the local produce
  • Marvel at a sea of blues and violets when the lavender is in bloom
Full description
Depart Aix en Provence and journey by minibus to the largest lavender fields of Provence. Make your way to the Plateau de Valensole in the foothills of the Alps, and stop many times along the road to take photos of the lavender fields and sunflowers.

Experience one of the most spectacular landscapes of Provence that owes its beauty to the work of man. Take in the views of the wheat and lavender fields that, when in bloom, create a sea of vivid colors. Go to a distillery to learn how lavender essential oil is produced.

Lavender is harvested at altitudes of up to 700 meters and is used for cosmetics, soap, textiles and more. Wild lavender can be found at altitudes of up to 1,125 meters and is used for fragrances. Visit a local lavender farm to sample some of the local specialties, including almond syrup and produce made with the local olives.
Includes
  • Transportation by minibus
  • Toll fee
  • Parking fee
  • Driver/guide
What’s Not Included
  • Meal and drinks
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Aix en Provence tourist office at 9:00 AM. Address: 300 Avenue Giuseppe Verdi, 13090 Aix en Provence.

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Product ID: 167130