GAEC Distillerie Vallon des Lavandes

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Situated at the start of the lavender route, come and delve into the history of a flower with all its treasures and scents. We are manufacturers and distillers of lavender and lavandin following traditional methods.
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Sylvie and Thierry Barjot look forward to welcoming visitors to their farm to discover lavender and visit the distillery, built in 1947 by "Grandpa Felix".
They will explain the methods of cultivating and harvesting lavender, to the point of delivering the plants to the distillery, as well as each step in the distillation process. They use traditional methods of distillation, using a straw fire to produce steam in order to extract the essential oils.
You will also discover all the different uses of lavender. The distillery is located at the starting point of the Lavender Route, which winds along the length of our farm. Open every day in July and August from 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm apart from Sundays. Free visits.
Further details: Visits every Wednesday at 11 am, Fridays and Saturdays at 2 pm throughout April, May, June, September and October, by reservation only at the Tourist Office of Montbrun les Bains or at the distillery.
Group visit by reservation.
Our products are on sale all year round.
Annual closure in the last week of August and the Christmas holidays.

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  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking


  • Pets welcome
  • Sales on site
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Booking
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours
  • International export
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Dates and times

Open from 01/04 au 31/10.
July / August : regular visits, no appointment necessary. Monday-Saturday, 10am-12am / 2-6pm.
Except July and August : guided tours on Wednesdays at 11am, Fridays and Saturdays at 2pm, by reservation.

Methods of payment

  • Cheque
  • Cash

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian


GAEC Distillerie Vallon des Lavandes
965 Route du Vallon (Ancienne route d'Aurel)
84390 Sault
Tel : View number 04 90 64 14 83
E-Mail :
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Longitude : 5.411588
Latitude : 44.10831