10 Lavender Fields You Will Love

Every summer in regions all over the world, lavender plants bloom into beautiful and wildly fragrant flowers that are used in baking, soaps, and essential oils. The lavender fields they often grow in make not only for a sensory overload, but also for some really beautiful photos.

Read on for 10 of our favorite lavender fields from around the world:

1. Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque in Gordes, France

Trover photo by Shoba Krishnamurthy

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Lazy Morning Cafes and Bakeries

Roll out of bed, grab your paper and let the delicious aromas of freshly baked breads, pastries and tarts kick off your day. No hurries here, just a warm cup of coffee and a friendly good morning from the locals at these Trover picked cafes and bakeries. Just remember to change out of your pajamas.

Toby’s Estate Coffee, New York City

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Mike’s Pastry, Boston, Massachusetts

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Daily Dose Cafe, Los Angeles, California

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Angelina, Paris, France

 

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Lavish Habit, London, England

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Ready for a second cup? Find more coffee talk here.

Outdoor Music Festivals

Nothing says summer like a good friends, a stage and great music. We have gathered some of the best outdoor music festivals for you to consider as your summer plans take shape. From California to England, there are colorful music festivals for all tastes. If music be the food of love, Trove on!

Northside Music Festival, Aarhus, Denmark

Kick off your summer with three days in Denmark . The city of Aarhus hosts the annual Northside Music Festival each June.

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Shambhala Music Festival, Newton, British Columbia

An electronic music and art festival held in the beautiful forests of British Columbia.

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Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland

One of the world’s most famous jazz festivals, on the shores of beautiful Lake Geneva.

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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, Manchester, Tennessee

From a New Orleans slang word meaning “A really good time.” this festival in Tennessee provides wonderful music, art, and food every June.

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Glastonbury Music Festival, Pilton, Somerset, England

Music, art, theater and comedy in the English countryside.

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Secret Gardens

Travel to some of the world’s most beautiful secret gardens found by our hard-working Trovers. Secret gardens have represented a tranquil respite from the to and fro rush of the day to day since ancient times. Here are some of the loveliest gardens posted by our fantastic Trovers from around the world. No digging required.

Chihuly Garden and Glass Sculpture Garden, Seattle WA

Dr. Seuss would feel right at home with the towering rock candy sculptures, shimmering mirror ponds, and jelly crystal spheres.

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The Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, England

Built in the Indian style from the 18th century, the seaside gardens of the royals.

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Giverny: Monet’s Tranquil Muse

Monet created the gardens at Giverny so he could paint flowers and foliage.

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The Boboli Gardens in Florence, Italy

Created as private gardens for the most powerful Italian family in Renaissance Italy, the Medici family, this garden is now open to the public.

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Kew Gardens, Richmond, England

Beginning as a merger of royal gardens in the 18th century, Kew is the  largest collection of the world’s living plants.

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Butchart Gardens, Victoria B.C

Built by the wife of a cement magnate, thousands travel to B.C. to have tea and walk these beautiful gardens.

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Tokyo Imperial Palace Gardens

The royal gardens of the Imperial family are open to the public.

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Bangalore Palace Gardens, Bangalore, India

Designed in the Victorian style.

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Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Lavish gardens of the Turkish Sultans.

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Jardin Majorelle, Marrakesh, Morocco

The culmination of 40 years of work by the French painter Jacques Majorelle.

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Find out How Your Garden Grows with more beautiful destinations from around the world and find more inspiring destinations from Trovers around the world on Trover.com.