The lavender bloom 2022 in Provence

  • fields of lavender in Valensole Provence
Fields of lavender already start to bloom beginning of june in the "Plateau de Valensole" in Provence.

It's already smelling the lavender around the field, what a delicate and nice perfume ! Soon the lavender fields will be undulating in purple and blue waves.

Valensole is one of the best place in South of France to see and take pictures of the lavender fields.
  • fields of lavender in Valensole Provence - © Louai Barakat

Calendar 2022 of the lavender bloom in the "Plateau de Valensole"

The flowering period of the lavender is very short and last one month starting usually middle of june. You will find here the estimated date for 2022 in the plateau de Valensole in Provence in South of France.

Beginning of june : start of the lavender bloom
This year the lavender bloom is a bit early than usual.

15/20 june : all the lavender fields will be in fully blooming

since the 17th July : the harvest of the lavender should start. Be aware the date of the harvest may change because it's depanding of the weather of june.

24 July : all the lavender fields should be harvested.

Lavender bloom, Plateau de Valensole

picture taken the 23/05/2022

picture taken the 27/05/2022

picture taken the 17/06/2022

picture taken the 23/06/2022

Lavenders tour "Plateau de Valensole" Provence

Valensole, the Mecca of lavender and lavandin. Here the lavender fields are as far as the eye can see, undulating in purple and blue waves. Take this route and discover a unique landscape and a typical Haute-Provence terroir.

Meet passionate producers and make a few stops for a few shots. Along the Lavender Routes on the Valensole Plateau, distilleries and a museum welcome you to reveal all the secrets of this plant with a thousand virtues.

Download the tourist map of Valensole here