Dream of Drifting Away to Provence with the Scent of Lavender
Lavender is big business in Provence.
There is a significant agricultural industry built around the purple plants, which includes farmers, distillery owners and manufacturers (cosmetics, food). The is also an enormous impact on the tourism industry with countless visitors clamoring to get to see the rows of lavender plants at the peak of the blooming cycle. There are tour groups and private guides who count on the lavender playing a part in their summer business.
So, where do you see the fields? When is the best time for lavender viewing? Is there a driving route that you would recommend?
Franco-American blogger, Girl Gone Gallic answers all of those questions in her post:
Tantalize your senses… Visit the Lavender Fields of Provence
Lavender has always grown wild in Provence…
Every year thousands flock to the hills and valleys of Provence to visit the famed lavender fields. There are several different lavender routes (six official itineraries to be exact) that can be followed depending on the time of year and your interests…
Keep reading Girl Gone Gallic’s post here for details on lavender itineraries, drying tips and much more.
Can’t travel to Provence? We have the answer SHOP NOW! for lavender “wands” these make beautiful gifts, dried bouquets and they last forever.