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In the middle of Drôme Provençal, around Grignan, L'Essentiel de lavande cultivates his fields. In June they take a bluish color to turn purple in July before being cut at the beguining of August. After harvesting, the rows become geometric lines...more
It was my dream to celebrate our 10 year anniversary with a picnic in a lavender field in Provence. When we asked at a Visitors Center about the possibility of doing this, they called Odile at L'Essentiel De Lavande and she said, "Yes, absolutely we...More
As one of the "France Passion" sites for overnight stay in our Campervan it was a sheer delight. Odile the owner explained I French ( and for is in English) all about the harvest and distillation process. We then enjoyed choosing some lovely momentos of...More
We visited L'Essentiel De Lavande at the recommendation of the hotel we were staying as we also wanted to paint the lavender fields while visiting this area of France.
We arrived and were greeted by Odile, owner of the farm. This charming lady explained the...More
We visited to see the lavender on the last day before harvest and were welcomed to a fine display and a great introduction to the making of lavender oil and other products . The homemade biscuits and local lavender wine were exquisite - well worth...More
My husband and I travelled to Clansayes to visit L'Essentiel de Lavande -we were not disapointed. We had a lovely morning learning about lavander, the distilling of lavender oil and it's benifits. I brought several nice lavender products to take home as gifts.
We loved the beautiful lavender fields of L'Essentiel de Lavande, and really enjoyed learning about the production of essential oils and the benefits of different types of lavender on a tour and smelling test with the owner Odile. Our 8-year old twins were fascinated with...More
Take the time to find this lavender farm, it was very interesting. The owner was charming and was only to pleased to tell us all about lavender. Growing, distilling and uses of lavender. Best time is before harvest in August.