Where to See a Sea of Purple Lavender in the Luberon
Contributor blog post by Cheryl Shufflebotham:
The words lavender and Provence are synonymous. Yes, lavender embodies the very essence of Provence. Isn’t it true that when one imagines Provence, it’s fields of lavender as far as the eye can see that come to mind? Sunflowers too? Yet, the lavender season is short. So when can you see it?
…Continue reading here for Cheryl’s photos from their recent trip to the lavender fields of the Luberon, in Provence. Lavender like any plant is subject to weather, some years the blooms mature earlier than others. The usual peak of the season is in July, although it is certainly possible to see some fields near the end of June. The lavender festival in Sault around the August 15th weekend marks the end of the season.
More Provence Lavender Articles:
The Apt Lavender Festival Lavender Everywhere (Julie Whitmarsh)
Provencal Lavender – off the beaten track (Deborah Lawrenson)
Recipe: Creamy Lavender Honey and Almond Pots (Mirabeau Wine)