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The Town of Grasse France




Places to visit in Grasse


The old town is full of brightly painted houses

painted houses in Grasse

Grasse is located in the hills about 10 miles from Cannes and the Mediterranean coast.

It has a mild all year round temperature. Which makes it ideal for growing flowers most of the year.

Mimosa in March roses in early summer and jasmine in the autumn.

High above the town are rows of lavender the area also has olive groves

Grasse France

Grasse medieval town

The old town is a made up of little streets between the old houses some from the 17th century.

You pass through archways and up old steps to the top of the town. To the main square with its fountains and shops.

The tourist office have details of a walking tour of Grasse there are several hiking trails as well.There is a good choice of restaurants with prices starting around £10

Grasse rooftops



Perfume in France

perfume in Grasse

The perfume industry started in Grasse in the 16th century you can visit several perfumeries below are just a few

Parfumerie Fragonard, at 20 blvd. Fragonard 06130 Grasse close to the town centre

Factory tour

Parfumerie Molinard, at 60 bd. Victor-Hugo about half a mile from the centre

Factory tour

Le Studio des Fragrances, at Route de Pegomas 06131 about 2 miles from the town centre

Specialty shop where you can "create your own perfume" at the Galimard Perfume

Grasse Perfume



Special Soap

Grasse also produces high quality soap

Grasse soap


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Bastide Saint Mathieu Hotel Grasse


hotel Grasse

Bastide Saint-Mathieu is a small, exclusive, privately owned, historical property dating back to the 17th century in the countryside of the French Riviera.

Surrounded by cypresses and olive groves, just 20 minutes from the centre of Cannes and 30 minutes from Nice International airport.

This authentic stone mansion features all individually decorated, extremely spacious rooms with open log fires and superb amenities.

Bastide Saint Mathieu Hotel Grasse

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