Full-day lavender tour in Valensole from Aix en Provence
Excursions & day trips

Full-day lavender tour in Valensole from Aix en Provence

Free cancellation
Language: English , French
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Enjoy the scenic ride to Plateau of Valensole with many photo stops
  • Learn about the distillation process of lavender essential oil with a local farmer
  • Free time to explore the villages of Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and Sainte Croix du Verdon
  • Admire the breathtaking view of the Grand Canyon of the Gorges de Verdon
What to expect

Take part to this unforgettable day on the Plateau of Valensole, specialised in the cultivation of «lavandin», where small roads are winding through the fields of flowers. You will be charmed by the sights and scents of the gorgeous Blue Gold of Provence. You will meet one of the local producers and learn about cultivation and distillation of the lavender essential oil and its medicinal virtues.The journey will continue to the perched village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie. This charming village is well known for its earthern wares workshops. You will have free time for lunch (not included).

In the afternoon, you will enjoy the panoramic tour of the spectacular and majestic Gorges of Verdon, known as one of the most beautiful canyons in Europe and around the turquoise colored Lake of Sainte-Croix. Before heading back to Aix-en-Provence, we will make a last stop in the picturesque village of Sainte Croix du Verdon where you will have the possibility of swimming or sun-bathing.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Transportation in 8-seater A/C minibus
    • English-speaking professional driver/guide
    • Stop at a lavender agriculturist
    • Free time in Moustiers-Sainte-Marie and Sainte Croix du Verdon
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-11): 50% reduction
    • Infant (age 0-3): free admission
    Where

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

    Meeting point:

    Meet your driver/guide directly in front of the tourist office.

    What to remember
    • Free time for lunch (not included) on your own during the day
    • Do not forget your swimming suit
    • Please be ready for pick-up 10 minutes before the tour

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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    TYLENE TOURS
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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