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Half Day Lavender Tour - From Avignon

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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
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    05 Jun - 14 Aug: Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 5 hours

    Start time

    Lavender Tour Morning: 9:00am
    Lavender Tour Afternoon: 2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Avignon.
    (Please advise your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
    If you are not staying in a hotel in Avignon, a pick-up can be organized for you from the front of Provence Reservation 61, rue Grande Fusterie – next to the Pont d'Avignon.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary

    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

    You will be picked up in an air-conditioned minibus from your hotel in Avignon. 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, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Avignon.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Transportation in air-conditioned minibus
    • English-speaking guide

    Exclusions

    • Snacks and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    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.
  • Reviews
    • 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...

      P BARRETT
    • 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~^^...

      CHOU HUI JU
    • Very pleasant tour to the last lavender field in Sault

      Our tour guide Reno is very helpful, passionate and humorous. He guided us to visit the last lavender field that was not yet harvested this summer. The other members of the...

      Chow Yeuk Yu
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