FULLDAY

VIOLET TOUR

« My scented Provence »

« Enjoy the flowering season of lavender, admire its colours and smell its special scent by wandering around through the most charming landscapes of Luberon. »

Provence tour itinerary (175 km)

Departure from Avignon.

1

LAVENDER MUSEUM OR LAVENDER FARM (during the harvest time)

musee-de-la-lavande

Discover the peculiarities of the iconic flower of Provence at the Lavender Museum (introduction to lavender distillation, short movie, possibility of shopping in the cosmetics shop). During the harvest time (late July) this visit is replaced by a stop at a lavender farm, where you will have the chance to watch over the distillation process.

(Duration of the visit: about 45 minutes)

2

LAVENDER FIELDS AT SENANQUE ABBEY (exterior visit only)

abbaye-de-senanque

Marvel at this jewel of the Romanesque art nestled in a lush greenery environment.

(Duration of the visit: about 30 minutes)

3

GORDES

gordes

Admire the play of Southern light on the dry stone walls of this spectacular hill-top village.

(Duration of the visit: about 1 hour 30 minutes)

4

ROUSSILLON

roussillon

Observe all the different shades of the ochre by wandering along the Ochre Path and the coloured roads of the village.

(Duration of the visit: about 1 hour)

5

SAULT OR ITS REGION (according to the blooming stage of lavender)

plateau-de-sault

From the plateau of Sault marvel at a unique panorama of lavender fields rolling on as far as the eye can see.

(Duration of the visit: about 1 hour 15 minutes)