Lavender Route Circuit
Generally used in the kitchen, where they are used for Mediterranean dishes, herbs from Provence also have medicinal virtues: digestive for sage and rosemary, expectorant and relaxing for fennel, antibacterial for thyme...
Marseille soap has many benefits for skin, hair
But Lavender and Lavandin are sovereign for skin problems, disinfectants and painkillers.
They make herbal teas, perfumes and essential oils
Walking in the hills, near the Villa la Licorne Charming Guest House in Belcodène, you will have the opportunity to pick thyme, rosemary....
Jouques, 50km from Villa la Licorne is the only and last lavender and essential oil distillery in the Bouches-du-Rhône.
You can visit the working distillery in August
Mauve-colored fields as far as the eye can see, you are in the land of lavender !
Kingdom of the famous Provençal perfume plant, the territory of the Valensole plateau is covered with fields of lavender as far as the eye can see
Traditional Lavender Festival every summer.
On the program, visit the distillery and the lavender fields with hand-cutting demonstrations, horse-drawn carriage rides, local market, parades of washerwomen...
In period wooden lockers, nearly 600 medicinal and aromatic plants have adorned the walls for more than 200 years. In 1815, he descended from the Massif des Ecrins and took with him the knowledge of plants, acquired in the mountains.
The Savonnerie la Licorne opens the doors of its workshop to you where you will see century-old machines at the heart of the artisanal production of one of the last factories in Marseille.
Discover for free all the steps in the production of Savon de Marseille
THE SOAP MUSEUM
Immerse yourself in the history of Savon de Marseille and make your own personalized soap
Atelier du Cours Julien, around the Old Port next to the Mucem, the Town Hall, the Théâtre de la Criée
A mixture of aromatic Provencal herbs such as thyme, marjoram, oregano, rosemary.
Provence, an inexhaustible source of plants and perfumes,
Let yourself be overwhelmed by the natural and delicious scents of our Provence scents