The Valensole plateau

The Plateau de Valensole: A treasure of Provence

Nestled in the heart of the Alpes de Haute Provence, the Plateau de Valensole is a true gem of Provence. Situated at an altitude of 600 metres, this plateau stretches majestically over 800 km², offering breathtaking panoramas and an unforgettable experience.

Discover the perfect harmony between the Plateau de Valensole and its natural surroundings, bordered by the Durance and Asse valleys to the west and north respectively, and by the impressive Verdon gorges and peaceful Lac de Sainte-Croix to the south. This idyllic setting promises unforgettable moments of discovery and relaxation.

In the heart of the region, you’ll find Valensole, one of France’s largest communes, nicknamed the region’s granary. Here, lavender fields rub shoulders with cereal fields, creating a colorful, fragrant landscape that evokes the very essence of Provence.

The best time to visit? June and July, when the Plateau de Valensole turns blue for the lavender fields. It’s a show – and a fragrance – not to be missed. Indeed, the plateau is transformed into a sea of blue flowers undulating in the wind, offering an unparalleled visual and olfactory spectacle.

The Plateau de Valensole is more than just a place, it’s an experience. Whether you’re a nature lover, a photography enthusiast, or simply looking for a place to recharge your batteries, you’ll find what you’re looking for here. We invite you to come and discover this treasure of Provence, a land of authenticity and beauty that is sure to enchant you. Come and breathe in the scent of lavender, admire the landscape and soak up the serene atmosphere of this unique place. The Plateau de Valensole awaits you.

Places of interest

Explore charming villages such as Moustiers-Sainte-Marie, Saint-Martin-de-Brômes, Riez and Esparron-de-Verdon, which add a touch of Provencal charm to this already magnificent region. Discover local produce, savor Provencal gastronomy and immerse yourself in the peaceful pace of life here. The village of Valensole The historic center of Valensole is a magnificent place with old Provencal houses, […]

Growing lavender

The magic of lavender growing on the Valensole plateau in Provence The heart of Provence beats to the rhythm of the lavender fields that stretch as far as the eye can see on the Valensole plateau. This region, with its 800 km² of land, is the largest area in France dedicated to growing this emblematic […]

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from May to October, and during lavender flowering (June/July) directly in our fields
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