Admire Provence’s lavender fields in full summer bloom on this half-day tour from Avignon. Visit the lovely villages of Sault, Roussillon and/or Gordes for free time to browse the lavender shops for exquisite essential oils, soaps and honey. You will also enjoy a photo stop at the Senanque Abbey, an authentic cistercian church, surrounded by lavender fields.Enjoy personalized attention from your expert guide on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
You’ll be picked up from your Avignon hotel for your morning or afternoon tour by 8-passenger minivan. Enjoy views of Provence’s picturesque summer landscapes as you drive through blooming lavender fields, making photo stops along the way. Enjoy free time in the village of Sault or Roussillon, depending on which is most in bloom. Wander the town by foot and browse the lavender shops full of flowers, fragrant essential oils and local honey. You will have a photo stop at the panoramic point of view to take pictures of the hilltop village of Gordes, classified as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Another short photo stop will be organized at Senanque Abbey to take pictures of this famous cistercian church still ruled by monks, surrounded by lavender fields.You’ll then return to Avignon. Please note: This tour is seasonal and runs June to August only.