In this small group half-day tour, you will discover the beautiful countryside of the Luberon Valley with its hilltop villages and lavender fields.Visit Roussillon with its typical ochre houses, then the hilltop village of Gordes. Go to the Lavender museum to learn about this emblematic flower and from mid-June to mid-July, stop to take a picture at the Senanque Abbey and its coloful lavender fields.
Your driver will meet you in the afternoon in a centrally located place in Arles. In this tour, you will admire the hilltop villages in the Luberon' made famous by Peter Mayle in his book 'A Year in Provence' and visit the lavender museum where you will learn about the production of lavender essential oil.
Go to Roussillon village, famous for its red and yellow ochre cliffs, unusual natural landscape. Then, continue to Gordes, a hilltop village in Luberon, one of 'the most beautiful villages in France', well-known for the architecture with dry stones.
Visit of the Lavender Museum and discover the iconic flower of Provence. Enjoy some demonstration of distillation during the harvest (from July to August). Between mid-June and mid-July only, have a photo stop at Senanque Abbey to take pictures of the blooming lavender fields (during this period, the visit of the lavender museum is replaced by the photo stop at Senanque abbey).
At the end of the tour, your guide will drive you back to Arles.