France: Lavender Fields at Valensole

The absolute best lavender fields in Provence are near Valensole – expansive displayed of blooming flowers spreading to horizons over rolling terrain. Valensole is the heart of lavender cultivation – Lavandula intermedia – grown for its fragrance and decorative qualities. The views and the air filled with the flowering lavender are absolutely iconic here, and must-do not only for any France trip but for a lifetime.