Fantastic fun – Wonderful! everyone should experience it because there is no words to explain &our guide was very good educative fun co-operative.
Witness the Iconic Lavender Fields of Provence in Bloom
Enjoy Free Time in Aix en Provence
Visit the Valensole Plateau and See Lavender Fields in Bloom
Hand-Picked Guides Only. English-Speaking, Local Experts
110€ Per Person
From 9:00am to 6:00pm
Daily, 10 Jun 2018 to 20 Jul 2018
Minimum 2, Maximum 8.
Shared trips are available to be booked by different groups of people. For a tour to be confirmed, we need a minimum booking of 2 people.
Radisson Blu hotel
38 Quai Rive Neuve
Services of an English speaking driver/guide
Transport in recent & comfortable compact minivan
Many photo stops on the way to Valensole
Entrance fees to monuments or attractions unless mentioned
Personal insurance and expenses
Capture the Beauty of Lavender Fields and a Traditional Provencal Village
On the morning of your tour, depart from Marseille port of call and drive to Aix en Provence. Take a stroll through one of the numerous markets taking place everyday in the center of the city and offering a shimmering palette of fragrance and colors.
You’ll have free time for personal discovery and lunch on your own during the day. Then, in the afternoon we will take you to one of the most magical places of the area the Valensole plateau! This is without a doubt THE moment to have your camera ready for some of the most beautiful pictures of lavender fields. You will pass by picturesque roads lined with golden wheat and blue lavender.
The tour includes many photo opportunities on the way to Valensole and also free time to discover this traditional Provencal village. Your guide will give you useful information about how to recognize the fine lavender, the uses of lavender essential oil, and also about the lavender crops in Provence.
Good to Know
- This tour departs from Marseille city center.
- Tour is for 2 to 8 passengers maximum per vehicle.
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
- Prices are per person.
- Currency is in EUR.
- Our standard cancellation policy applies to this tour – Read More Here.
Very informative and relaxed tour – Our guide was great and gave us ample time to tour and relax. She was very knowledgeable and stayed on time.
Efficient and knowledgeable – Friendly, knowledgeable and efficiently organised. We loved the fact that Alain, our guide, was as excited about visiting the estates as we were. We have used them twice already and will certainly do so again.
Loved every minute of it! – We had a wonderful guide Delphine. She took very good care of us! It was great!
The Ophorus Difference
Contagious Enthusiasm – ‘We had the most terrific guide! Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic’ – Virginia B. (Delaware, US)
Flexibility – ‘The guides really took an interest in what WE wanted to do’ Paul C. (UK)
Area Locals – ‘He was so much more than a driver. He really added local color and local flavor.’ Daniel W. (Georgia, US)
Read more about the Ophorus experience.