Lavender in Provence, France


To some, there’s nothing that epitomises the appeal of Provence more than the purple rows of lavender that pepper the landscape every summer. The lavender fields of Provence represent a change of seasons, a ripening of the earth, and a time where life slows to the mercy of the sun’s strong rays. The Provence lavender fields are among the best in the world, and they’re certainly the most famous. Come early summer, when the spring poppies have all but disappeared, bright lavender flowers start to transform the already beatific landscape into a patchwork of color. Fragrant lavender fields can be found popping up everywhere in Provence in summer. It’s the most famous crop of the region and one that has held significant importance for the people of Provence for centuries. But the lavender fields of Provence aren’t just a source of pride for the locals but one of the main reasons why the Region attracts so many tourists every year.

 

 

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France, Provence, Luberon - Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - Sault

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France, Provence, Luberon - Sault, shop of lavender

France, Provence, Luberon - Sault, shop of lavender

France, Provence, Luberon - Sault, shop of lavender

France, Provence, Luberon - St. Saturnin-les-Apt

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France, Provence, Luberon - Gordes from the sky

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France, Provence, Luberon - Gordes

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

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France, Provence, Luberon - Aurel, near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

France, Provence, Luberon - Gordes

France, Provence, Luberon - Fontaine de Vaucluse

France, Provence, Luberon - Fontaine de Vaucluse

France, Provence, Luberon - Fontaine de Vaucluse

France, Provence, Luberon - Abbaye de Senanque

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France, Provence, Luberon - Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields near Sault

France, Provence, Luberon - Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Roussillon

France, Provence, Luberon - Lacoste, the castle belonged to Marquis De Sade

France, Provence, Luberon - Lacoste, the castle belonged to Marquis De Sade

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields backdropped by the village of Bonnieux

France, Provence, Luberon - lavender fields backdropped by the village of Bonnieux

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

France, Provence - St-Remy-de-Provence

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