If you’ve ever visited Provence, you know what a treat it is to walk in the fields and smell all that sweet lavender!
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 among 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 colour.
In this comprehensive guide, I’ll introduce you to the best fields of lavender in Provence, France.