Beautiful Flowers In Full Bloom: Australia, France, Nepal, Sweden, Hungary, India

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Where in France to see the most beautiful flower displays

Blooming Irises in Provence

The Provence region of color and natural beauty bears fields of powder periwinkle blooming irises throughout Trets’ landscape. Follow the route from Rousset to Trets to uncover the beauty for yourself. 

When: April.

Iris France flowers in bloom

Giverny Magic!

The stunning gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, the famous painter, are home to a vibrant display of flowers. Trust me, the explosion of colors is like stepping into a living masterpiece. It’s all about that Monet magic!

Distance between Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny and Paris: 1 hr 30 min (74.3 km) via A13 and A14

Travel Tip(s)

For a scenic adventure from Paris to Giverny, opt for a road trip! No direct trains, but renting a car adds a dash of spontaneity to your journey. Enjoy the ride and soak in the picturesque landscapes.

Versailles Blooms near Paris

For a floral spectacle in April, head to the Gardens of Versailles near Paris (by car: 54 min – 44.3 km – via A86). The spring blooms are absolutely jaw-dropping, turning the palace grounds into a riot of colors. It’s a visual feast you won’t want to miss!

Gardens of Versailles, near Paris, France, where to see flowers in France

At no extra cost, skip the line to get your tickets by getting them online and ahead of time: Versailles Palace and Gardens Full Access Ticket

Cityscape Magnolias Blooming in Paris

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You don’t have to travel far in Paris to get a full-on display of the gorgeous Magnolia petals. The Eiffel tower, the Jardin du Palais Royal, and the garden next to Hotel de Ville, the Jardin des Combattants Espagnols de la Nueve. The latter is a little haven in central Paris and open over weekends. For a smaller display, but just as pretty, go to the Square Rene Viviani, just south of Notre Dame across the river.

When: Early to mid-March.

Where to stay in Paris

Best hotels in Paris, Hotel de Ville, France
Hotel de Ville in Paris, France

Beautiful lavender fields in Provence

Every year, during a relatively short window of time, something magical happens in the south of France. The lavender fields are a photographer’s ultimate treat and a popular Instagram spot.

A trip to Provence during the lavender season also inspires a bit of home decor in the hope to capture the mood a bit longer.

Check out these awesome posts on exploring Provence and French Provincial Decor on

Australia's Flower Carpets

Wattle season in Australia

Golden Wattles Australia flowers in bloom

Golden Wattles is a sight to treasure in south-eastern Australia from South Australia’s southern Eyre Peninsula and Flinders Ranges across Victoria and northwards into inland areas of southern New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. It’s like a sunshine explosion against the Aussie landscape. 

When: The flowering season is late winter to early spring and so can be suitably associated with 1 September.

Chasing canola fields in Australia

Cast your eyes on vast golden fields of canola, stretching as far as the eye can see. It’s like nature’s own yellow carpet. Get ready for some seriously Instagram-worthy moments!

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Sweden's got some floral gems

Swedish Blooms in Skåne, Stockholm, and Karlshamn

Head to Skåne during late spring to witness the stunning rapeseed fields in full bloom. It’s a yellow extravaganza that’ll brighten your day!

And if you’re into cherry blossoms, the Kungsträdgården in Stockholm is your spot during April. Pink petals painting the city – it’s a Swedish spring dream!

Canola fields along a railway line on the way to Karlshamn in Sweden follow the flowers
Karlshamn, Sweden

Canola fields along a railway line on our way to Karlshamn.

When: We caught them in full bloom around mid-May.

Namaste! Nepal is a floral paradise.

In the Annapurna region, during spring, rhododendrons steal the show. Trek through Ghorepani, and you’ll be surrounded by vibrant hues of red, pink, and white. It’s like walking in a living canvas!

Rhododendron tree close to Poon Hill Nepal flowers in bloom

The above photo is of a Rhododendron tree close to Poon Hill. The TMJ area is the “rhododendron capital” of the country and a conservation area since July 1998 to protect the national flower. Thirty-one species of rhododendron trees are found in the region.

When: In springtime, namely March / April.

Hungary's sunflower fields

Sunflower fields Szeged Hungary follow the flowers

Sunflowers are quite common in Hungary. According to EUROSTAT, 650.66 thousand ha was under cultivation of Sunflower seed. Therefore, you may pass acres and acres of them on the roads. Like we found in Szeged, Hungary.

When: August.

India's outstanding natural beauty

Valley of Flowers National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site follow the flowers India
Valley of Flowers National Park

Nestled high in West Himalaya, India’s Valley of Flowers National Park is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and outstanding natural beauty.

When:  Mid-July to mid-August is the best time to see the flowers in full bloom.

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