Sunday, July 5, 2009

An Olfactory Tour in Grignan

The beautiful village of Grignan The beautiful village of Grignan

Discover the beautiful village of Grignan with streets filled with lavender flowers.
Feed the mind with the readings of “Festival de la correspondance” under the warm sun.

Le Clair de la Plume hotel Garden of Le Clair de la Plume hotel

At night relax at hotel “Le Clair de la Plume” and savor the moment.

A Suite of Le Clair de la Plume hotel Le Clair de la Plume hotel

Plan a delightful encounter and share passions.

Factory Durance in Provence Lavender field Durance

Continue the olfactory journey with a visit to the intoxicating factory “Durance” and its irresistible boutique.

Decoration with a candle Durance Verbena-flavored candle Durance

Then at home, prolong the memory of this wonderful journey to Drôme Provençal.

Verbena-flavored soap Durance Cream and soap Durance

Original article "Voyage olfactif à Grignan" translated by Annie of The Bunny Bungalow

On a similar theme : Lavender sugar / Holiday in Tuscany

24 commentaires:

La Table De Nana said...

Perhaps if ever we go back to Provence(I wish upon a star) we will go there:)

I missed the lavender.. we went au temps des vendanges..beautiful in it's own way...but I long to see the lavender..Pretty ..
I have a few Savons De Marseille:)..none in liquid form.. they are beautiful!

~~~Lydias Gröna Fingrar~~~ said...

Oh, it looks just lovely...I can almost smell the lavender! :o)
Have ha nice week,
Lydia

Bonjour Madame said...

The land is so pretty. I fell in love with Durance products when I went to France. Their scents are so pure.

Gigi said...

Oh so beautiful! I wish I could be there -- maybe next year (long sigh).
I have managed to grow one lonely little lavender plant in my back yard, and it has one tiny bloom on it. I have high hopes!
Blessings,
G

common ground said...

Thank you so much for coming by my new little blog, and for adding me to your Readers section. I so enjoy all your beautiful photos. Maybe someday I will be able to take this tour in person.
My maiden name is "Tolliver", which was the "Americanized" version of the name Taliferro, which I know is French. Many generations back, my father's family came from France,so there is a little piece of my heart over there.
With fond blessings, Debra

rosenskära said...

Thank you for sharing! My husband has already agreed to go to Grignan the next time we take trip on our own. The hotel seems perfect aswell and the surroundings are absolutely marvellous!

Lena

Diane said...

Your blog is so beautiful. I adore France .

Anne Marie said...

I better start saving my pennies now........
a trip to France is in order I believe!\

hope you are doing well Laeriss.....

*Ulrike* said...

The pictures make you want to pack your bags and leave right now! I would love to get those candles as I am sure that they would smell divine!

Bárbara said...

How wonderful is here! It's a true celebration to Mother Earth! Thank you for share so many beautiful things with us. Regards from Brazil!

ushii said...

thank you for your visit on my blog, it was very nice surprise! and thank you for adding me to your readers section :) before i was afraid a bit to add a comment here, i don't know why :)

what a beautiful place... maybe next time :)

best wishes,
Ula

Di Overton said...

Lookslike the perfect day to me

B E L D E C O R said...

Dear Laeriss,
i can smell the lavender.....
beautiful photos from the village and hotel. The Durance products are also verry beautifull, i like them verry much.
Have a great perfumy week...
BINE

Janet said...

Such beauty and I can smell the fragrance from afar. I wish I had seen those candles and soaps when I was in Villefranche.

Janet

vicki archer said...

I am a big fan of the Durance products - I am burning Fleur d' Oranger candles at the moment. xv

mezzanine said...

Hi, thanks for your mentioning as well! Though I believe lithuanian is not the language you can read, you're welcome to at least look at the pictures:)

Katja - Bag End said...

What a gorgeous looking village. And lovely pictures, as always :-)

Bleudelavande said...

Ca c'est une double chance:une magnifique balade dans un lieux magique et un "delicieuse rencontre" avec personnes particulieres!C'est une reve pour moi!!!
Je te souhaite un tres bonne fin de semaine

Luiza said...

Just beautiful and breathtaking pictures. I love them and the environment.
Hope you had a nice week.
Luiza

Galleri Hönshuset said...

Wonderful pictures. I get really inspirerd by all your images in your blog.
Thank you for sharing.

/ Pirre

Isabel said...

Lovely site with smells and sights from the heart! I'll come back often!!!

Ainosofia said...

So beautiful <3

Ainosofia from Finland

Weißer Vintagezauber said...

Hello,
your pictures are so nice.:o)))
It is a summer-feeling with the lavender.
Very great!!!!!!!!!
Big hugs,
Elke.

Des said...

Wow, what a beautiful location. This seems like a place where a person can really think. It's perfect for quiet reflection. And you have an outstanding blog here. I've really enjoyed reading through your posts.

 

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