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Lavender of Provence

 

Lavender museums

Visits of the distilleries, farms,
and lavender producers' shops
.

Forcalquier area and Lure mountain

Le Revest Des Brousses
Guided tours of 6 hectares of gardens with organically grown lavenders, perfume and medicinal plants.
Forcalquier
The tourist office organises a lavender tour and balloon flights to see the lavender fields from the air.
Mane
Set in a XII° century priory, the ethnological conservatory and research center offers visits around its perfumed gardens and medicinal plant gardens. There are more than 6.000 species being grown.
Salagon (Mane)
The Alpes de Lumière association offers visits to discover wild and cultivated lavender as well as visits to traditional and modern distilleries. At sun set, (after 19.00 h), open air picnics to appreciate the power of the lavender perfumes in the evening air.
Simiane la Rotonde
The local growers' co-operative, sale of essential oils.

Valensole area and Verdon

La Mure-Argens
Bleu d'Argens farm Medicinal and aromatic plants, (online shopping and on the farm on request) visits and working demonstrations of the farm, sensorial game and tasting on request thursday morning.
Puimoisson
The Cotta farm, visits and working demonstrations of the distillery.
Valensole
The tourist office organises guided tours in July and August.
Valensole
The Angelvin farm offers farm and distillery visits as well as videos about lavenders. Traditional tools exhibition, shop.

Digne area

Digne
The Cordeliers botanical garden has medicinal, aromatic, vegetable and ornamental plants all within the grounds of a former medieval convent.
Digne
The tourist office offers visits to lavender sites in the Asse valley.
Champtercier
The Champs de Provence Rural park has a range of examples of regional plantations as well as a distillery, a shepherds house, pigeonnier... and open air theater. Provencal restaurant.

Sault area and Ventoux

Sault
Sault growers' coopérative. Exhibition and sales of products.
Sault
Lavender garden. Guided tours of the botanical garden and green houses. Sale of plants.
Sault
The tourist office organises 7 different tours on the lavender theme.

Apt area and Luberon area

Lagarde d'Apt
Distillery and sale of products.
Lagarde d'Apt
80 ha lavender farm and walks. Distillery.
Cabrière d'Avignon - Coustellet
Lavender museum, still, distillation and lavender cutting displays. Shop.

Bouches du Rhône

Graveson
The aroma and perfume museum is located between Arles and Avignon in a XIX° century restored "mas". Exhibition of distillation, stills, essences and old perfume bottles.

Lavender fields

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