Full day lavender tour to Valensole
The tour departs from Marseille where you will meet your friendly local A la Francaise guide at 8am.
Climb aboard your 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 stop in 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 5pm.
NB: A La Française reserves the right to modify the programme according to the lavender's blooming stage.