When you start searching every corner of the globe you will quickly discover that there is an abundance of amazing lavender fields that deserve to be on your must-see list.
Some of the most renowned lavender fields are in Provence, but that will be just the start of your adventure and you will find plenty of lesser-known locations that are equally stunning.
Let’s start with the headline act for lavender fields, in terms of notoriety, and that is the Provence region in France.
If it is variety you are after it has to be the Luberon lavender fields. Surrounded by ancient olive trees and traditional stone farmhouses, you will surely agree that Luberon is beautiful and truly photogenic.
Hop across the English Channel from France and you can visit a number of stunning lavender fields around the UK.
You will have to time your visit to Lordington lavender field to perfection as the fields are only open to visitors for one week (usually during the middle of July). However, the wait is worth it as the sight and smell of gorgeous lavender fill the vista.
Around the other side of the world from the UK, you might be surprised to discover that Tasmania is home to one of the best lavender field experiences around.
The venue is Bridestowe and the original lavender seeds were imported from France, helping to create a lavender experience that rivals Provence, especially when you consider the climate is very similar too.
Wanaka, New Zealand
If you are in this part of the hemisphere on a lavender tour it makes sense to head to Wanaka lavender farm in New Zealand.
The surrounding mountains provided a spectacular backdrop to the 20 hectares of lavender fields you can enjoy when you come to Wanaka
Another set of lavender fields that will truly take your breath away is Mount Shasta.
You will be greeted with almost endless rows of picturesque lavender fields that you can enjoy in the summer months between June and August.
If you want a unique lavender experience you should take a trip to Blues Dreamland in Beijing.
The Chinese regard lavender as very romantic and the 20 hectares of this special plant in the theme park means you combine the two experiences in a very original way.
Gangwon-do, South Korea
Another unusual but highly worthwhile lavender experience would be to visit Gangwon-do in June when the lavender festival is in full swing.
Not only do you get to enjoy walking around the beautiful lavender fields that have been grown for the festival but you can enjoy a host of lavender-themed events and products to enjoy, including an opportunity to partake in some lavender foot bathing.
These are just some of the incredible lavender fields that are dotted around the globe and you will probably add some favorites of your own once you have ticked these ones off your list.