* France – Grasse, World Perfume Centre with your French receptive


3 days / 160 km
Period : Throughout the year
Reference : 11B012

Prix : 205€

Fields of delicately scented blooms and a mild microclimate lead to Grasse becoming the centre of the perfume industry. The local trade has become a refined art which you can discover for yourself in this, the Perfume Capital of Provence with your French receptive.

Highlight:
Create your very own fragrance

Trip

D1 Candle making & the St Cézaire Caves (50 km)

Lunch near Grasse. Learn all about the art of candle making with a local artisan who uses the region’s flowers to decorate his creations.  A visit to the plunging Saint Cezaire caves is optional. Dinner and overnight.

D2 Grasse, the Riviera’s Perfume Capital (20 km)

Enjoy a guided tour of the old mediaeval town, its winding network of narrow streets leading up to the main square, the Place aux Aires, and the 12th century Cathedral. After lunch, visit the perfume factories to discover the secrets of perfume manufacture. Have a go at concocting your very own fragrance in the Galimard studios. You can take your creation home with you! Dinner and overnight.

D3 Gorges du Loup, Gourdon and St Paul de Vence (80 km)

Journey via the narrow and beautiful Gorges du Loup and admire the long feather of water that is the Courmes Waterfall. Visit a local sweet manufacturer and taste some sweet treats. Free time in the charming fortified hilltop village of Saint Paul de Vence with its scores of art galleries and boutiques. Lunch.

 


Service details

Group travel in Grasse :

Full Board in 2/3* hotels, Cannes / Grasse region

Guided Tour of Grasse (1h30-excluding entries)

Visits: Candle Maker, Perfumery, Sweet Makers with tasting

Perfume Creation Workshop

Possible supplements

Group travel in Grasse :

Single Room (2 nts) : 54 €

Saint Cézaire Caves: 6 €



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