LAVENDER FIELDS, PROVENCE
As well as being Provence’s symbol, lavender is also one of the most appreciated flowers in the world. Its unique smell and amazing properties make lavender a naturally precious wellness product.
Admire the purple fields from June to August before the harvest season.
Watch the farmers collect this precious and delicate flower. Learn every step from the harvesting to the bottling of the oil in the Lavender Museum in Coustellet.
Enjoy Provence at its best during the summer season while the sun shines bright on the lavender fields adding a nice perfumed breeze to enjoy your holidays.
After a nice walk by the fields, learn more about the lavender oil making in a traditional lavender farm and continue your journey along the lavender road that leads you through the fields.
You will discover unusual places such as the beautiful Senanque Abbey surrounded by lavender where the monks transform the flower into many goods. While being on the lavender road, stop in one of the most beautiful villages of France: Les Baux-de-Provence a must see in the region where you’ll fall in love with its stone houses and the breathtaking panoramic view.
JARDIN A LA FRANCAISE
France is known for its numerous majestic gardens, some of the most famous are the gardens of Château de Versailles or the garden of Giverny which inspired Claude Monnet for his world-famous paintings. But did you know that tours existed to enjoy the experience at its finest?
You can find gardens for all tastes everywhere across the county and some regions such as Provence offer the chance to discover the wonder of this floral world like in Les Quatres Saisons garden or L’Arboretum le Jardin de Gaston.
Accompanied by a local guide, learn everything about these colourful and delicate masterpieces teaching you all the secrets of a lush and healthy garden.
If you pass by Paris, stop by the Jardin des Plantes where you can learn more about plants and understand how they communicate. Our talented guides will share their knowledge with you about how plants exchange with the environment.
Wander between all shapes and sizes of flowers and trees and enjoy their delightful scent. Be amazed by the places you can find such as hidden gardens, quiet pieces of heaven covert between the streets of Paris.
While staying in France take the opportunity to participate in a flower arrangement class.
This experience is perfect if looking for an unusual and creative atelier. Guided by a professional floral designer, get a chance to make your own flower arrangement. During the workshop learn how to create ephemeral compositions for each moment of life, recognize all the plants and learn how to preserve the flowers for as long as possible without forgetting the technique and the harmony of the colours.
As you leave the course, floral compositions will have no secret for you and you’ll be able to create your own personal masterpiece.
What better place than Paris to perform this art? The city of love will offer the perfect atmosphere to unleash the artist in you.