Lavender Season in Provence

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Provence is a flower lovers dream with numerous fields scattered across the region. Particularly in the early summertime during lavender season, when you are greeted with long symmetrical lines of purple, tall expanses of bright yellow, happy bees buzzing away and intoxicating floral scents. The surrounding landscapes are beautiful and there are heaps of interesting elements to incorporate into your imagery to tell a story.

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Lavender Season in Provence: 

Mid – June to early July (subject to climate conditions) 

When to visit: 

5:30pm – sunset (approx. 9:30pm)

The light is the most flattering during this time and the fields tend to be less crowded.

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Where to visit: 

Here are some of my favourite places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields in Provence. There are many, many more fields throughout Provence and half the fun is leisurely driving around and discovering them. Happy exploring!

Moustiers – Sainte – Marie

Along the D952

Puimoisson

Along the D56

Valensole 

Along the D8 towards Mas Saint – Andrieux (located off the D8 on a dirt road)

Looking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel GuideLooking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel GuideLooking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel Guide

Looking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel Guide
Looking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel Guide
Looking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel Guide
Looking for lavender fields in Provence?! Click through to discover the best places to experience the lavender and sunflower fields of Provence, France. | Lavender season in Provence | Provence Travel Guide
2 Comments

Megan | Denton & Lou

These fields are just so gorgeous! I'm not a fan of the sunflower but when the fields are gold like this I can't help but like them just a teenie bit x

00:52 August 7, 2017
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    Christie Moore | Dark Blue Stripes

    Hey Megan! The fields are incredible up close. The vivid purple and scent is divine. I must admit I was a little more smitten with the sunflowers though. They are just so damn cheerful! Christie x

    12:18 August 8, 2017
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