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Half Day Lavender Tour - From Avignon

Instant confirmation Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    05 Jun - 14 Aug: Daily

  • Duration

    Approx. 5 hours

  • Start time

    Afternoon
    Morning

  • Meeting Point
    Avignon Tourist Office located 41 Cours Jean Jaurès 84000 Avignon.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Become a lavender connoisseur
  • See some of the most beautiful villages in France
  • See the most stunning fields in the lavender capital of the world
  • Lavender capital, Sault is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the stunning village of Roussillon, known for its impressive red cliffs and medieval streets

Overview

Set out on a scenic drive from Avignon along picturesque roads through wild lavender fields to either Sault or Roussillon, depending on the flowering stage.

The quaint village of Sault affords stunning views of immense blue lavender fields alternating with fields of wheat while Roussillon set in a deep green pine forest with colorful old buildings and narrow medieval streets is every traveler’s delight!

Take pictures of the violet-colored fields, the picturesque hilltop village of Gordes and Senanque Abbey, the famous Cistercian church surrounded by delightful and romantic lavender fields!

Itinerary

Make your way to the designated meeting point. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will be taken along a picturesque road through wild lavender fields to Sault or Roussillon, depending on the flowering stage. There are many photo stops on this journey.

The pretty village of Sault is situated on the border of a great wooded plateau at a height of about 776 metres and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the stunning views of its lavender fields here or at Roussillon, depending on the flowering stage. Roussillon is a stunning village set in a deep green pine forest with the colorful old buildings and narrow medieval streets.

There will be a photo stop at a good vantage point to take pictures of the hilltop village of Gordes, considered one of the most picturesque villages in France. There will be another halt at Senanque Abbey to take pictures of the famous Cistercian church still ruled by monks and surrounded by lavender fields.”

After a memorable tour, your tour ends at the starting point.

Inclusions

  • Transportation in air-conditioned minibus
  • English-speaking guide

Exclusions

  • Snacks and drinks

Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

The itinerary remains the same for morning and afternoon departures.

This tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that this tour may be cancelled after confirmation if minimum numbers are not met. Should this be necessary you will be offered an alternate departure date or a full refund.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • Madeleine Rhoads
    Amazing!

    My daughter and I had the best time on this tour. We enjoyed every minute of it. The French countryside is beautiful and the lavender was spectacular....

    United States 05/25/2017
  • CHOU HUI JU
    I love Avignon more and more,because the tour~

    I like this tour, because the guide so kind, and she will told us about the history、beautiful place here~ I like she smile to us~really feel warm~^^...

    Taiwan 06/28/2016
  • P BARRETT
    Great tour just in time

    The last day to see the lavender in the fields before the final days harvest, museum was a good start, followed by quick photo stop at Gordes then off to find some...

    United Kingdom 08/29/2015

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