Route de la Lavande du Plateau Valensole

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Tourist itinerary " Discovery tour on the Plateau of Valensole ".
Valensole, the Mecca of lavender and lavandin. Here the lavender fields are as far as the eye can see, undulating in waves of mauve and blue. Take this route and discover a unique landscape and a typical Haute-Provence land. Meet passionate producers and make a few stops to take some pictures. Along the Lavender Routes on the Plateau de Valensole, distilleries and a museum welcome you to reveal all the secrets of this plant with a thousand virtues.

Points of interest:
- Lavender museum
- Lavender distilleries
- Saint-Blaise church (11th century)
- City center, ramparts, fountains
- Living museum of the bee
- Plateau of Valensole
- Randoland (fun tour to discover with your family)
with the family)

- Chapel of Sainte-Apollinaire (10th century)
- Lavender distillery
- Saint-Michel church (18th century)
- Remains of the Commandery of the Knights
of Malta

- Roman columns
- Sainte-Maxime chapel (Classified as a historical
Historic Monument and dated from the 17th century)
- Clock tower
- Ramparts, doors, fountains, wash houses, squares,
facades, sundials...
- Baptistery of the 5th century (Merovingian period)
- Ayguières and Sanson doors (14th century)
- Remains of the primitive cathedral
- Path of the olive trees
- Randoland (fun tour to discover with the
in family)
- Castle (13th century, enlarged in the 16th century) and its
- Sundial on the clock and bell tower
- Village carriages (horse-drawn carriage rides,
and paddocks)
- House of local products

- Castle of the Templars (12th century)
- Church of Notre-Dame des Ormeaux (12th century)
- Randoland (fun tour to discover with your family)
with the family)
- Gallo-Roman troglodytic thermal baths
- Health walk along the Verdon river
- Horse-drawn carriage rides
- City center, fountains, wash houses...
- Hiking and mountain bike trails...

- Saint-Pierre church (16th century)
- Country castle (17th and 18th century)
Practical information
  • Route :
    • Distance (km) : 92.4
    • Daily duration (minutes) : 240
    • Route : BOUCLE
    • Route : 954
  • Environments :
    • In the country
  • Services :
    • Motorhomes allowed
  • Activities :
    • Tourist routes
  • Help for client/transport :
    • Coach access
  • Tourist itinerary :
    • Tourist itinerary
  • Park :
    • Park
Facilities, services, amenities
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
  • Bathroom/toilets :
    • Public WC
  • Electric charging points :
    • Charging stations for electric vehicles


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Route de la Lavande du Plateau Valensole
8 place frederic Mistral
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Route de la Lavande du Plateau Valensole
8 place frederic Mistral
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.837347
Longitude : 5.986481

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The plateau of Valensole is today one of the most important places for the cultivation of lavender and lavandin.