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  Provencal Themes / Lavender Forcalquier

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The Forcalquire lavender region includes the towns/villages and sites:

  • Forcalquier
  • Lurs
  • Mane
  • Saint-Michel l'Observatoire
  • Simiane-la-Rotonde
  • Montagne de Lure
  • Le Canyon d'Oppedette
  • Le Prieuré de Ganagobie
  • Le Prieuré de Salagon - Mane

Forcalquier (04300)

Tours and Thematic Visits

  • The Office de Tourisme de Forcalquier offers information on several thematic tours of the region.
  • tel: 0492 751 002
  • * Route de la Lavande
  • * Circuit des Villages de Caractère
  • * Tour de la Montagne de Lure
  • * Art Roman en Pays d'Albion
  • * Gourmands walk for three local products: Lur olive oil, Banon goat cheese (fromage de chèvre) and apéritifs based on the plants of Forcalquier.

Prieuré de Salagon (04)

Route de la Lavande en Pays de Forcalquier

  • Discovery of the distilleries - from 18h until sundown, when the scents are the most intense, then picnic under the stars. Perfume plants and distillery at Salagon - starts with a presentation of the plants, then wild and cultivated lavender and finally a visit to traditional and modern distilleries.
  • Association Alpes de Lumière
  • tel: 0492 751 993

Simiane-la-Rotonde (04150)

Coopérative des Producteurs de Plantes à Parfum

  • This is the leading group of producers in the region. They sell the natural aromatic oils.
  • tel: 0492 759 312
  • Open: 13h30-17h30

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