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From Avignon: Sault Lavender Morning or Afternoon Tour

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Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of Sault's blooming lavender fields on this tour from Avignon, with a unique peek into lavender distillation.

Highlights

  • Embark on a 5-hour tour from Avignon, fully immersing in the serene beauty of Sault's lavender fields, a spectacle not to be missed.

  • Enjoy the journey through Lavender landscapes in bloom, with numerous photo stops for the best spots, and don't forget to visit the Provençal market every Wednesday morning.

  • Experience the charm of Sault, known as the 'lavender capital', and soak in its idyllic village ambiance teeming with lavender shops.

  • Learn how lavender essential oil is made as you visit a local producer during the distillation period, offering authentic insight, and choose to embark on this tour in the afternoon hours too.

  • Fun fact: So important is this evergreen shrub in this ancient village that a Lavender Festival is held in Sault each year.

Inclusions

  • 5-hour tour of Sault (morning or afternoon)

  • 8-seater AC minivan

  • Photo stops at lavender fields

  • Free time in Sault

  • Visit to local producer

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embarking on the lavender-infused journey

As you traverse the Provencal landscapes in a minivan, prepare to be captivated by picturesque scenes of lavender fields in full bloom. You will have ample opportunities to capture the purple beauty, a sight that's a quintessential image of Provence.

Exploring Sault and its lavender splendor

Upon entering the lavender capital, Sault, you're free to explore the charm of this quaint village. Take a stroll and visit the lavender shops offering various lavender-derived products. Make sure to taste the local Provencal specialty, nougat, made with lavender honey and almonds, a gastronomic delight unique to this region. As an intriguing snippet, did you know that this aromatic lavender honey is often referred to as the 'nectar of the gods'? The tour's gem is a visit to a local lavender producer during the distillation period, where you'll learn about the meticulous process of essential oil extraction. The tour concludes with a serene drive back to Avignon, ensuring you're back with plenty of time left for your afternoon plans or tuck away into the night after your afternoon tour. So, come and immerse yourself in this unforgettable lavender-steeped experience.

Note: The morning tour takes place from 8:30am to 1:30pm and the afternoon tour from 2:30pm to 7:30pm.

What to bring

  • It is recommended to bring comfortable shoes, a sun hat, and sunglasses for this tour.

What's not allowed

  • This tour is restricted for children aged 3 and under.

  • This tour is restricted for wheelchair users and pregnant women.

Additional information

  • A minimum of 2 participants are required for a tour. If the count is not met, the tour might get canceled.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Meet your guide at Avignon Tourist Office.

  • Address: 41 Cr Jean Jaurès, 84000 Avignon, France.

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