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.
COVID-19 informationThe 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
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
Tourist Office, 300 Av. Giuseppe Verdi, 13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
Meet your driver/guide directly in front of the tourist office.
- Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- 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