Lavender Festival in Sault, Provence
|15 Aug 2019||Traditional Festival||Book Now!|
Lavender Festival (fr. Fête de la Lavande) is an annual event held on 15th of August in the village of Sault in Southern France.
Sault Lavender Festival 2019
Sault is best known as the lavender capital of Southern France, boasting its own lavender-centered culture and unique heritage over the years.
Below Sault, a vast number of lavender fields spread out in every direction, as far as the eye can see.
This little village in Southern France is one of the most productive lavender-farming places of Provence.
It’s a free, all-day celebration with planned activities for locals, tourists, adults, and children.
Major activities during the festival include Lavander cutting championship, colorful costumes parade, traditional music events, demonstration of lavender oil distillation process and so much more.
Did you know?
Lavande is a flower which grows at high altitudes in the Provence region. It reproduces by seeding and has a delicate fragrance, which is widely used in the perfume industry. Lavender essential oil is known and used by people for centuries to heal a variety of ailments.
It takes approx. 130 kilograms of clean lavender flowers to distill 1 liter of quality essential oil.