The Lavender road
The lavender flowering period extends from mid-June to the end of August. It varies according to the varieties of lavender, the climate, altitude and latitude. Local weather is also a determining factor for picking.
The lavender road trips, organised by tourist, farming and cultural organisations is an invitation to discover the world of lavender in its production area. Farms, boutiques, museums, themed outings, gastronomy, etc…
Discover the heart of Provence thanks to original journeys
Be amazed by the large lavender fields, symbol of Provence, perfumed oceans waved by the winds
Learn more about traditional «savoirfaire» and lavender uses, or dabble in perfume and soap making, guided by passionate people
Relax with a lavender oil massage or spa or taking a nap in the shade of olive trees
Have fun at the local “corsos” festivals where lavender floats parade in town while harvesters hold skills contest
Rest in a”bistrot-restaurant” to have a taste of the Provence cuisine.
Feeling good, naturally!
Flirting with the ridges of the Vercors, tasting the Clairette de Die (local wine), smelling the first scent of lavender… Provence is not very far but the Alps have not said their last word ! Undoubately, you are on the road of tastes and sensations.
With the Drôme river as a traveling companion, you will meet flowery fountains and astonishing distilleries, villages full of emotion and whole landscapes already touched by the sun of the South.