If you are in Provence in late June or early July, like I was, then you are most likely in search of lavender fields! While there are many beautiful lavender fields in Provence to choose from, some have much more tourists than others! Valréas is a really quiet village, and the lavender fields here are a but further from the main road and more “in the wild” which meant we were the only tourists there! Just remember that the farmer won’t be too happy with if you ruin or pick any of the lavender, so stick to the edge of the field and don’t enter if you’re not supposed to.

Janet Newenham – Journalist on the Run