Lavender, the blue gold of France's Provence region

The lavender fields of the Valensole Plateau, in France's southern Provence region, are an ocean of purple-blue. This is where much of the plant's global production is grown. Many families in the region have been working with lavender for several generations. There are those who continue their activity in the traditional way and those who have opted for a more industrial method. Either way, these beautiful landscapes attract thousands of tourists from around the world.

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