A 1h30 drive, discover the emblem of Provence
, Valensole is its plateau devoted mainly to the cultivation of lavender
Established in France by the Phocéens, it found its land of predilection in Provence thanks to the climate favoring its productivity.
Rising from hills of honey, olives and almonds, discover the expanses of lavender like an inland sea of purple to the horizon.
- Flowering begins from June to early August.
- Lavender festival mid-July
The Lavender Museum
of the Domaine Le Château du Bois Provence
In a traditional Luberon farmhouse, the true lavender of Provence has found its setting.
Produced by a producer
, of fine lavender
, bringing together the largest personal collection of copper stills from the 16th to the 20th century in a unique location in the heart of the Luberon
The art of real lavender in Provence in all its glory: discoveries of botany, production, harvest, distillation, history, know-how, uses and benefits of real lavender.
Sault village of character placed on a rocky outcrop, is also a stage on the roads of the lavender.
On the outskirts of the village, many farms produce and distill lavender and lavandin.
- Lavender festival on August 15.