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The lavender harvest in the Drôme Provençale section of the Rhône-Alpes region rivals that of the more famous—and crowded—fields of the Luberon in Provence to the south. Here’s an inside look at how to make the most of your time in this fragrantly scenic region.
If you like Paris in the springtime, you’ll love Provence in the summer. The region’s famous lavender fields burst into full flower at the end of June and last until the beginning of August in a good year. Don’t miss your chance to see–and smell–the fragrant herbs up close and personal this year. Here are three great places to stay while you’re there.
U.S. Highway 101 stretches 300 miles between San Francisco and Santa Barbara, roughly tracing a footpath of 1760s Spanish explorers and connecting the 21 missions they founded. You’ll want to set aside at least three days to do this region justice–especially if you’re a oenophile. Here’s some insider intel to help you navigate this fertile zone.