Lavender full-day : Valensole

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  • The blue lavender ocean on the Valensole plateau

  • Meet a local producer to learn more about our blue gold

  • The turquoise water of the Sainte Croix lake

  • The wonderful colors and landscape of the Verdon canyon


LANGUAGE French, English

Enjoy a day tour from Aix-en-Provence to discover the lavender fields of Valensole and learn everything about lavender culture. You will also visit the typical village of Moustiers Sainte Marie and pass through the breathtaking Verdon Canyon with your passionate local guide! A must-do experience in Provence!

Cross the valley of the Durance river and arrive on Valensole plateau and enjoy picturesque small roads winding among lavender fields.

This area is specialised in the « lavandin » culture and you will benefit from your local guide's knowledge about the culture of this "blue gold".  


All along the tour, your A la Française guide will stop for you at great picture spots to admire the purple flowers... do not forget your camera! 


You will also get the chance to meet a local producer who will share with you his passion for lavender and lavandin! The perfect opportunity to learn everything about this unique culture: its harvest and distillation but also all the different products made from lavender!

After that first visit, the next stop will be in the perched village of Moustiers-Ste-Marie, famous for its earthen ware workshops (free time for visit and lunch -not included- on your own).

Continue with a scenic drive to the breathtaking opening of the Grand Canyon of the River Verdon. Discover the amazing Sainte Croix Lake and enjoy of a last stop in Sainte Croix de Verdon, a typical provençal village nested in an amazing natural landscape.


Your guide will then drive you back to Aix-en-Provence after a magnificent day A la Française!

NB: A La Française reserves the right to modify the program according to the lavender's blooming stage.


  • • Please note that the European sanitary pass or vaccination certificate is mandatory to attend our experiences
  • • Up to 24 hours before tour = 100% refund
  • • Less than 24 hours before tour = no refund
  • • Modification of the date possible (according to availability).
  • • A minimum of 2 participants is required for a tour. If only 1 person is booked on a tour, A la Francaise Provence will contact the customer (phone or email) to reschedule or refund the total amount.
  • • Children between 4 and 11 years old only are allowed on the tours (our wine tours are not adapted to children)

Meeting point

Tourist Office
300 Av. Giuseppe Verdi, 13100 Aix-en-Provence

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