One of the places I wanted to visit on our holiday was Bleu Lavande in Stanstead, QC. Having just visited La Maison Lavande in late June, I was eager to see the lavender fields in full bloom. We got back in the car after a well deserved rest on Tuesday afternoon and headed out to find the lavender.

Upon our arrival, we were greeted by a small field of happy flowers.

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Our first look at the lavender field.

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It’s been a really dry summer with little rain and it seems that the lavender is not as lush as I had hoped for.

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The bees were busy at work.

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There were lots of people roaming the fields.

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It was difficult to get a photo without someone popping their head up between the bushes or walking in the field.

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Everything seemed so dry. It was mid day and the sun was beating down on us.

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We did stop to take some selfies among the lavender.

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There were three sand castles on the site. One was near the main entrance at the top of the hill.

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Another was positioned in the middle of the field near some picnic tables where you could have lunch.

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The last one was close to the entrance to the spa area.

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Blue Lavande offers massages, for an extra charge, on top of the hill over looking the lavender.

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A 20 minute foot massage for $20.00 or a 60 minute full body massage for $90.

 

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There is a gift shop full of lavender products from soap, creams, honey, teas, etc. and lavender sold from a bathtub.

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We enjoyed our visit wandering around the fields.

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The tree, the lavender and the picnic table. Harmony.

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Hot and tired, we headed back to Sutton to enjoy a glass of wine, watch some tennis and check in on my new friends in the pond. Ribbit!!

 

Planning a trip?

Bleu Lavande:

The entrance fee is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children. Dogs are not allowed on the site except for guide dogs. La Maison Lavande allows dogs.

Opening Hours:

May 30th until June 24th 2016 and August 15th until October 9th 2016
Everyday from 10 am to 5 pm

June 25th until August 14th 2016
Everyday from 10 am to 7 pm

They offer guided tours.
There is a restaurant and a boutique.

Website: https://bleulavande.com