Sault

Aroma'Plantes Distillery

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Organic family farm, lavender producer, specialises in medicinal and aromatic plants.
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AROMA'PLANTES is an organic farm, specialising in the production of aromatic and medicinal plants since 1978.

- Distillery tour: Aroma’Plantes offers free guided tours of the distillery in French and English, all year round. You can see distillation at harvest times, and find out how it works.

Learning about lavender:

- The Lavandoscope: A unique place, entirely dedicated to Lavender. You’ll find out everything there is to know about it: its history, its place in today’s world, its botanical properties, and its uses.

- The Plantothèque: A journey punctuated by fun-fact questions, giving you the chance to learn about plants and their scents in a light-hearted way.
Free access during opening hours.

Discovery trails:
- "Le Musée de champs" (The Field Museum): Departing from the distillery, a sign-posted footpath takes you out into the middle of the lavender fields on a 1.4 km discovery trail that shows you how things have evolved over the decades – who knows what you might come across?
Duration: about 40 mins

- "Les grandes terres" (The open fields): For the more adventurous, this trail takes you up onto an arid, stony plateau where lavender thrives, a 3.5 km circuit.
Duration: about 1 hr 15 mins

These circuits departing from the distillery are free and open to anyone, accessible during opening hours.

Activities:
- Lavender workshop:
Come and harvest and distill your own lavender.
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 2:30 pm from 1 July to 27 August 2020, by reservation.
Find out about traditional lavender cultivation, with the grower as your guide.
On the outing, you will:
- Learn about the history of lavender on the way to the field.
- Learn how to cut lavender with a sickle, and a “saquette” bag.
- Return to the distillery to weigh the harvest.
- Watch the distillation of your harvest
- Leave with a bottle of your distillation!
Guided activity in French and English
Adults (from 12 upwards): €12 (activity + bottle) - Children (from 6 upwards): €8 (activity + bottle)

- Soap Workshops:
Come and make your own soaps using simple and natural ingredients, essential oils and colours of your choice, so the soaps you bring home will be truly unique.
For adults and children 10 and up: every Tuesday at 2:30 pm from 7 - 28 April, 7 July to 18 August, and 22 - 27 October 2020.
For children: every Thursday at 2:30 pm from 9 - 30 April, 2 July to 20 August, and 22 - 28 October 2020.
Price per person: €17 adults and €10 children

- Cosmetics Workshop:
Take your first steps in the cosmetics industry with this exciting workshop in the heart of our COSMESSENCES laboratory. Led by our technician, you'll get to leave with your very own creation.
Every Wednesday at 2:30 pm from 8 - 29 April, 1 July to 20 August, and 21 - 28 October 2020.
Duration: 1.5 hours. Age 14 and up. Prior booking required. Min. 4 people, max. 12 people.
Price: €18 per person.

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Equipment

  • Picnic area
  • Toilets
  • Car park
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking

Services

  • Pets welcome
  • Educational visits
  • Sales on site
  • Coach access
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Booking obligatory
  • Themed tour
  • Shop
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Restaurant
  • Tour free of charge
  • Guided tours
  • Sale on collective point of sale
  • International export
  • Home delivery
  • Bulk sale
  • Online shop

Opening

All year round, daily.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.
May - September : 10:00 am- 7:00 pm non stop
October - April : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm non stop
Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th.

Methods of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
  • Online payment
  • Union Pay

Prices

Free of charge.

Languages spoken

  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

Contact

Aroma'Plantes Distillery
Route du Mont Ventoux
84390 Sault
Tel : View number + 33 (0) 4 90 64 14 73
E-Mail : info@aromaplantes.com
Website : http://www.distillerie-aromaplantes.com

Coordinates

Longitude: 5.397111
Latitude: 44.102112

Location

Longitude: 5.397111

Latitude: 44.102112