Grasse & the perfume

Tour Number

Activity Level

415518


Categories

Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shopping, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Mature children are very welcome, it is a great tour for families.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car

Maximum travelers: 8

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (basic), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Enter the legend of the world capital of perfume


Since the XVIth century Grasse is the city of perfume.
Everything about it remind this ancient tradition, the perfume factories of course, but also the museums, the flower production in its countryside. . .

Let me take you to a journey through this poetic sense which speaks to your art.

The tour can of course be adapted to your wishes, it can be tailor made for families, we can include the visit of a flower production, we can also adapt the scheddule to give you the chance to create your own perfume, we can also use the opportunity to discover the museum dedicated to one of the most famous painter of the XVIIIth century Jean Honoré Fragonard.

The base is 5 hours but we can extend to 6, 7 or 8 hours.
Available from Nice, Cannes and Monaco

Itinerary

You will visit the Fragonard historic perfume factory, built in the XVIII century it is the most beautiful one.
You will then discover the private collection of the family who developped the company in the XXth century, items related to perfume from the antiquity until today.
We will then discover the old town of Grasse, one of the best preserved historic district of the region, a great opportunity to have a coffee on the place des aires.
Then visit the International museum of Perfume (musée international de la parfumerie), the largest one in the world (entrance fee included)

Optional visit of a local flower production, small family business.
Optional visit of the Jean Honoré Fragonard (the painter) museum.
Optional activity, create your perfume

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel, your residence or your boat of Call.
Nice, Cannes, Monaco

End location: Your hotel, your residence or your boat of Call.
Nice, Cannes, Monaco

Duration: 5 hours

Can be extended to 6, 7 or 8 hours

Transportation

I use a 2018 air conditioned minivan for 8 passengers. Very comfortable and brand new.
I have a microphone, free wifi and a bottle of water for every guest.

What’s Included

My price include the transport with a 2018 air conditioned minivan, where 8 passengers can seat comfortably.
Gas
Parking
Insurances
Highway
My services of course

The visit of the Fragonard factory
The entrance to the International perfume museum

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 euros - For a local lunch or a snack.

What’s Extra

If you have a lunch it is not included in the price, as well as your own puchases.
Optional visit of a local flower production, small family business.
Optional visit of the Jean Honoré Fragonard (the painter) museum.
Optional activity, create your perfume

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Catherine C.

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