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International Perfume Museum (Musée International de la Parfumerie)
Set in Grasse, the International Perfume Museum (Musée International de la Parfumerie) extensively covers the famous French perfume industry, highlighting its significance through the ages. Exhibitions retrace the history of perfumes, soap and cosmetics over the course of thousands of years. Split into various sections, the museum covers the history of the industry, manufacturing and marketing.

The museum is situated in the former Hugues-Aîné perfumery of the 19th century. The building was reopened in 2008 after refurbishment and now invites visitors to explore the prosperous history of french parfumeries in the historic town of Grasse. The site is often visited on day trips out of Monaco.

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Grasse is said to be the center for luxury fragrance in France, and subsequently has many attractions that are perfume-related.
Address: 2 Boulevard du Jeu de Ballon, Grasse 06130, France
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International Perfume Museum admission ticket

Following a chronology of Western history (Middle Ages, modern & contemporary period), the museum is organized in 5 parts each representing a period of history & contemporary themes: elegance & classicism, magic & dynamism, frivolity & hygiene.In all civilizations, perfumes have led to an incredible production of precious objects, refined in rare materials: alabaster, enamelled faience, ceramics, glass, metalwork. Through exceptional collections of objects and scenarios of different industrial techniques, the museum traces the history of perfumes, soaps, makeup & cosmetics for 4000 years.This museum of the twenty-first century looks at the past, the present, the prospective, if one thinks of the section on the era of globalization, marketing & communication & new markets.Until 05 January 2020, a TEMPORARY EXHIBITION "THE FABULOUS HISTORY OF COLOGNE WATER"
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Small-Group Tour: Grasse Perfumery and Nice Wine-Tasting Day Trip from Monaco

Spend a day exploring some of the prettiest towns in the Provençal countryside and tasting Côte d'Azur wines with this small-group day trip from Monaco. Visit the aromatic town of Grasse for a tour of the famous Fragonard perfumery. Wander the Medieval streets with your knowledgeable guide and stop for lunch (own expense) in Valbonne. Soak in the expansive views over the Mediterranean from the heights of Gourdon. Sample local wines at the Château de Crémat in Nice. Group size is limited to eight people to ensure a more personalized experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Countryside sightseeing Tour : Cannes, Grasse, Gourdon, St Paul de Vence

With medieval villages and stunning seaside views, the French Riviera is widely considered the prettiest corner of coastal France—but organizing transportation to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, spin through the French Riviera in comfort by air-conditioned minivan—with round-trip travel from central Nice included. Reach remote attractions like Grasse and Gourdon with ease, and admire panoramic views over the coastal scenery.
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THE HINTERLAND OF THE FRENCH RIVIERA 9HPT2

The best rates in private tour on the French Riviera, quality service, attentive guides and available with their customers, comfortable Mercedes vehicles and caravelle Volkswagen air-conditioned
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Provence Countryside Tour: Inland Day Trip from Antibes(Grasse,St Paul de Vence)

Be greeted with a friendly smile and discover the French Riviera with a local guide, who will be happy to to take you on a private tour. This full day trip is the perfect shore excursion to explore the less visited areas of the region. You will be met at the cruise terminal in Cannes and then head off to explore inland by private passenger van. The highlights of this tour are Grasse, Gourdon, Tourettes-sur-Loup, Gorges (Canyon) du Loup, and St Paul de Vence. The tour is completely customisable and limited to 8 passengers ensuring you enjoy the personal touch from our experienced, local guides.
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Provence Countryside Tour: Grasse / Gourdon / Tourettes sur Loup / St Paul de Vence

With this Provence Countryside We will have the oppotunity to discover the colorful countryside, the tradition, the wine, the food and stunning rolling hills of the region further, where the picturesque villages are sought after.
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Provence Countryside Tour: Inland Day Trip from Cannes (Grasse,St Paul de Vence)

Be greeted with a friendly smile and discover the French Riviera with a local guide, who will be happy to to take you on a private tour. This full day trip is the perfect shore excursion to explore the less visited areas of the region. You will be met at the cruise terminal in Cannes and then head off to explore inland by private passenger van. The highlights of this tour are Grasse, Gourdon, Tourettes-sur-Loup, Gorges (Canyon) du Loup, and St Paul de Vence. The tour is completely customisable and limited to 8 passengers ensuring you enjoy the personal touch from our experienced, local guides.
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