Lavender Fields & Luberon Villages Private Tour

 

Sightseeing

8 hours

Private Tour

 From Avignon

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Experience Lavender Fields & Luberon Villages Private Tour

 

Set out for a unique experience in the heart of Provence and discover the never ending lavender fields and the Luberon villages.

Highlights of the Full Day Lavender Fields & Luberon Villages Private Tour

 

-Enjoy a comfortable ride with your private driver throughout the picturesque landscapes of Provence

-Visit the iconic picture-ready Abbey of Sénanque

-Walk through the perched village of Gordes with its amazing view

-Explore the surprising ochre village of Roussillon

-Enjoy free time in the endless lavender fields

Full Description of the Full day Lavender Fields & Luberon Villages Private Tour

 

Set out for a ride with your English-speaking driver to your private tour around the lavender fields and the Luberon villages to discover the essence of Provence! Enjoy this picturesque and charming region in France: its fragrant lavender fields during its blooming time (June-July) and the traditional perched villages echoing the cicada's humming.  

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Your itinerary starts at the medieval village of Fontaine de Vaucluse, located by the Sorgue river of an emerald green color and surrounded by high cliff. Here you can walk up to its spring, one of the biggest in Europe!

Next, get down at the iconic and picture-perfect 12th century Sénanque Abbey, which is home to an active Cistercian community. Here, the lavender aroma invades the air! Enjoy taking amazing pictures and also visit the Monastic shop for local products. Continue your tour and make a short stop at the 'belvedere' with an amazing view of Bonnieux village and Vaucluse mountains before reaching the hilltop village of Gordes.

Gordes is one of the most beautiful villages in France clinging at 340 meters above the sea level offering a breathtaking view of the Luberon mountain! You will find much pleasure strolling around the winding streets with calcareous rocky houses leading to an 11th-century castle at the highest part of the hill. Enjoy the local market on Tuesdays! Take time to have lunch in Gordes or a nearby restaurant of Deluxe France's selection.

Continue to Rousillon, an interesting village nestled in ochre cliffs, whose color invades the whole village. Roussillon is also one of the most beautiful villages in France, located in the heart of the largest ochre deposit in the world with magnificent cliffs and ocher quarries. With a charming atmosphere and picturesque alleyways, the village is also home to artisan workshops and art galleries. Its local market takes place on Thursdays.

Lastly, head to the magnificent endless lavender fields of Sault. Spend some free time while delighting your senses surrounded by this timeless landscape where the purple lavender directly meets the sky on the horizon.

 

Deluxe France also proposes another type of itinerary that takes you to the lavender fields while visiting other places, discover it here: Lavender Fields Moustiers Private Tour

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

- Pick up at your place of stay in Provence.

 

☑️ Includes

-Entrance tickets for the lavender museum are to be included upon request.

Itinerary / Interactive map

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+Information about the Lavender Museum
There are different types of tours: Traditional Tour - 1 hour The visitors discover the Art of fine Lavender under every aspect : Botanical discovery, production, harvest, distillation, history and culture from the XVI Centrury to today, its know-how, uses and benefits. The differences between the wild lavenders, the endemic one from Provence, and the hybrids kinds, called «Lavandin».   A Perfume Tour -  1 hour 15min A themed tour with a focus on the Art of fine lavender and its different perfumes. An olfactory experience on a selection of the best essential oils coming from our family-owned estate Le Château du Bois, from 1998 to today. Also visitors will discover of the Lamiaceae family !   A Gourmet Tour - 1 hour 15 min A themed tour combining the Art of fine lavender and succulent food tasting. The delicate taste of fine lavender perfumes our plates. A great source of inspiration for starred Chefs and all our visitors.   Workshop: Aromatic & Lavender Sachet - 40 min Tour + 30 min workshop The Lavender Museum invites its visitors to discover the real lavender from Provence, its cousins from the Lamiacea family, teaches you how to recognise them, by fragrance and by shape, and how to use them. Each visitor expresses its creativity and revisits the traditional lavender sachets.
+When to visit the Lavender fields?
Lavender fields are worth a visit only while their flowers are blooming, this means from June to July. After that, flower are cut off for different uses!

+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.

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