New : Picnic Chic

A chic lunch break in the middle of the lavender fields in the Drome Provencale. Quality local seasonal products and 3 picnic options to choose from : vegetarian, local or pick your favorite fully loaded picnic basket and head out to find your perfect spot, in the shade of truffle oak trees close to the lavender fields. With your friends or family or just the two of you, treat yourself to a moment of peace and quiet at the Domaine L'Essentiel de Lavande. About the menu... Tapenades, quinoa salads or truffles ravioles, goat cheeses, local “charcuteries” or even specially flavored sorbets from the Domaine. Whatever is on the menu is inspired by what nature has to offer.

Practical Info:

September through June: reservations needed.

July and August: daily.

It is recommended to book 24 to 48 hours in advance

Prices: start at 23euros per person according to the chosen option, beverages not included

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pique nique au Domaine

Massage in the fields

Your sensory journey begins with a cup of iced herb tea made from lavender and verbena. Then enjoy a relaxing, gentle body massage, with Shea butter and essential oil of Lavendin, to release all your tension for a deep sensation of well-being. Floral fragrances surround you, mixing with all the perfumes of nature. Breathe it all in: this unique moment is just for you!

General information :

Massage in the fields, May to September : by reservation only.
Price : 89€ per person - 1h30 (visit of the domain, a 45mn massage, a cup of iced herb tea)

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Visit of the Domaine

Cosmetic Workshop : Make your own body salve

At the "Essentiel de Lavande", your senses are alert.

You discover the main principles involved in the development of an organic cosmetic product, and the formula used for the body balm you will be making.

Every participant prepares his/her own ingredients and performs its assembly according to the formula provided, to eventually obtain a hydrating and delicately perfumed organic body balm.

To further our sensory exploration, a lavender based infusion subtly mixed with other plants from the Drome Provencale region is served, hot or cold depending on the season.


General Information:

All year by appointment

Number of participants: 4 to 20 (one station for 1 to 3 participants max.)

Children 10 years old and up

Workshop duration: 1h15

Price per person: €45.00

This price includes the body balm formula, the necessary supplies and ingredients, the 50ml jar and regulatory label.