Lavender fields in Guadalajara

Brihuega, un pueblo de Guadalajara

The lavender fields of Brihuega, located in the province of Guadalajara, very close to Madrid, are beautiful. In summer, these fields turn the earth purple in contrast to the blue of the sky. All made by the lavender flowers, which also give off beauty, a penetrating aroma and provide food for the bees. This is where our lavender raw honey comes from. It is also surprising to find a new Babylon, where you can hear the languages of Germans, Chinese, Japanese, French and many more. All of them accompanied by their cameras, immortalising their stay. We can’t forget the lovers, where you can’t miss these photos in your wedding album.


  1. Lavender Plantations in Spain: Brihuega
  2. When does lavender flower in Brihuega?
  3. Where are there more lavender fields in Spain?
  4. Other lavender fields in Spain: Navarra and Segovia

Summary: Photographs of the lavender fields of Brihuega and other views from the village.  Also, in our shop in Las Rozas de Madrid you have at your disposal the honeys( rosemary honey, thyme) produced there: lavender, mil flores, rosemary and thyme and milflores.

Other interesting articles: Where to buy quality honey?

1. Lavender plantations in Spain: Brihuega

Brihuega occupies a place recognized in the maps for being a beautiful town, for its lavender fields and for belonging to the region of the Alcarria, where the best honeys are produced.

Guadalajara is not known by everyone but those who know it well are in love with it. It is not known by all, because the bad luck of the destiny has made that all the fundamental roads that pass through it, pass through the most arid and ugly zones of Guadalajara, believing many people that Guadalajara is a deserted plateau depopulated. The reality is quite the opposite. If you take your car and take the more secondary roads, you will discover the real Guadalajara, full of life, history and beautiful views of nature.

Here we will focus today on the fields of Guadalajra and its lavender plantations.

Photo 1: View of the Brihuega fields from the city of Brihuega.

Photo 2: Fields from Brihuega from a viewpoint of the city.

If you talk about Guadalajara and its towns, the sweetness of its spectacular honey comes to mind for all of us. Honey with Denomination of Origin of La Alcarria

La Alcarría includes part of the municipality of Guadalajara and Cuenca and is home to one of the best areas in Spain for the development of beekeeping, which is why the region of La Alcarria was one of the first designations of origin for honey and one of the few that exist today. This designation recognises only two types of honey, multi-flower honey and rosemary honey.

Photo 3: Beehives located in the fields of the region of La Alcarría, Guadalajara.

Photo 4: Beehives located in the region of La Alcarria, Guadalajara.

Photo 5: Fields of lavender, in Guadalajara

Photo 6: Views from Brihuega, Guadalajara

2. When does lavender blossom in Brihuega?

Lavender in Brihuega and throughout the La Mancha plateau blooms in July and is harvested at the end of this month.

Visiting the fields of lavender with its open flowers filled with fantastic scent and where you hear the strong buzz of bees, is something worth visiting. These purple fields are also a typical area used by photographers to photograph newlyweds.

At this time of the year the lavender festival is also celebrated in Brihuega, where the color of the lavender from the fields is brought to the city. All the locals fill their facades and balconies with lavender ornaments. An ideal time to spend a weekend in Brihuega.

3. Where is there more lavender field in Spain?

The most important lavender plantations are located in Brihuega. In the rest of Spain there are no significant lavender plantations.

Lavender is a decorative plant that is most often found in gardens or medium sized plants. It is usually placed in medium for its resistance to drought.

Lavender is the cultivated plant of the cantueso, the wild plant, which is found in the Mediterranean forests accompanying holm oaks, rosemary and thyme. Therefore this cantueso flower can be found in almost all Spain.

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