In Ferrassières, Margherite and her children cultivate lavender and spelt in organic farming and on an exceptional site.
They suggest you several activities to learn about the lavender culture :
- Workshops “Culture and traditions from High-Provence” from April 15th to October 30th
Discovering walk about aromatic and medicinal plants of the castle every Thursday 3.00pm. Transformation worshop : syrup and oil maceration or ointment every Thursday 4.30 pm
Haute-Provence cereals : history of the einkorn at the castle, its harvest before, its organic production and properties. Includes the visit of our old bread oven. Every Friday 3.00 pm
Tree’s king and blue gold : culture and usages of lime tree and lavender no and before. Playful workshop including a visit of the exploitation and a lavender tea. Every Tuesday 3.00 pm
Bees and honey : History of bees and properties of the beehive products. Learn how to make a small beehive and honey degustation. Every Wednesday 3.00 pm
Gabelle castle through ages : go back in time and discover the secrets locked in the walls of this provencal building from its construction until now
Meeting the wild Provence and its emblematic lavender : we invite you, just a time of a stroll across fields, to discover one of the Castle’s most precious treasure, the blue gold of High Provence
Guided tour of the estate
- Shop with farm and regional products for sell. English, Spanish and Italian spoken.
You also could sleep on the accommodation at the Château de la Gabelle
Prices depend the activities choosen.
Open all year