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Things to do in Grasse

Situated in the north of Cannes, Grasse is a French town famous by its perfume industry. In the center of the city is located the “Musée International de la parfumerie”. At the beginning of August every year, people will find the “fete du Jasmin” or called also “La Jasminade”. If you are a Perfume fan, Grasse is your main destination.

Grasse France

Grasse is a town on the French Riviera, in the slopes north of Cannes. Grasse France is known for its since a long time ago settled aroma industry, and this legacy is commended at the Musée International de la Parfumerie, in the town focus. Substantial perfumeries, for example, Fragonard, Molinard and Galimard offer visits. Grasse Cathedral, a previous Roman Catholic church building in the old town, contains numerous works of art, including some by Rubens. The town is viewed as the world's capital of scent. It acquired two blossoms in the Concours des villes et towns fleuris challenge and was made "Ville d'Art et d'Histoire" (town of craftsmanship and history).


Grasse Attractions


Three scent industrial facilities offer day by day visits and exhibitions, which attract large portions of the locale's guests. Notwithstanding the perfumeries, Grasse's other fundamental fascination is the Cathedral, devoted to Notre Dame du Puy and established in the eleventh century. In the inside, are three works by Rubens and one by Jean-Honoré Fragonard, a French painter local of the town. There is a yearly Fête du Jasmin or La Jasminade, toward the start of August. The principal celebration was on August 3-4, 1946. Adorned buoys drive through the town, with young ladies in meager outfits on board, tossing blossoms into the group. Festoons of jasmine design the town focus, and the fire office fills a fire truck with jasmine-imbued water to splash on the group. There are likewise firecrackers, free gatherings, people music gatherings and road entertainers. There is likewise a yearly worldwide display of roses ("Expo Rose") held in May every year.

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Old Town

Old Town

The old town is the highlight in Grasse and has various antiquated structures and a lot of character - it is particularly a conventional Provencal town in spite of being such a mainstream visitor destination,and the old town is a standout amongst the most broad in Provence, similar to the old town in Nice. A considerable lot of the tall restricted houses are painted in pastel orange hues to light up the thin avenues, and there are various shops, bistros and eateries in the open squares that you will find as you investigate.

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Musée International de la Parfumerie (MIP)

Musée International de la Parfumerie (MIP)

Perfumery, in the wide feeling of the word, is a standout amongst the most critical wonders of society, from the soonest artifact, in all human advancements, whatever the social, political or religious setting. For over four centuries, it has brought forth a great many questions in valuable or more unassuming materials, utilizing all types of workmanship, from authenticity to reflection. The International Museum of Perfumery is the world's first open accumulation devoted to the fragrance business, on five landmasses and as per three noteworthy tomahawks: luring, mindful and imparting.

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Les Jardins du MIP

Les Jardins du MIP

Rose centifolia, jasmine, tuberose, lavender, geranium, floor brush, orange tree ..., aromas are first conceived in plants, from here or somewhere else. In the extraordinary setting of the Gardens of the International Museum of Perfumery, one finds and feels those species that have been giving the valuable crude materials of perfumery for a considerable length of time. Their essential livelihood is to add to the protection of the varietal assorted qualities of the conventional species developed for perfumery. They additionally vouch for the olfactory scene related with nearby horticulture.

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Jean-Honoré Fragonard Villa Museum

Jean-Honoré Fragonard Villa Museum

One of the main homes worked "outside the city dividers" toward the finish of the seventeenth century was unquestionably Villa Fragonard. An expansive and severe Provencal house, excellent in its extents, wonderfully encompassed by a terraced garden and vegetable developing porches, overwhelmed by the Charité doctor's facility worked in 1698, right off the bat that of Lady Rogon for whom it was assembled, then the Villeneuve Esclapons and the Durands from Sartoux before at long last being purchased by a rich perfumery shipper, Alexandre Maubert, whose family would stay there.

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Galimard, Molinard and Bouchera perfumeries

Galimard, Molinard and Bouchera perfumeries

Grasse is the most beguiling little medieval town you can see, immaculate to unwind after the furious Cote d'Azur: sun, ocean, fun, the group in Nice. Be that as it may, the principle fascination here is connected to the long history as the aroma capital of the world. Molinard, Fragonard and Galimard, the three celebrated fragrance houses are the principle attractions of Grasse, regardless of the possibility that the city is stunning itself, a genuine medieval jewel. Every one of the three major houses have a colossal offer of flavors, fragrances, characters and you can either locate your top choice.

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Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence (Museum of Art and history of provence)

Musée d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence (Museum of Art and history of provence)

The Provence Art and History Museum is housed in an eighteenth century chateau worked by one of the most seasoned groups of medieval Provencal honorability, the Grasse family then Grasse-Cabris joined with the Clapiers. The Marquis Jean-Paul de Clapiers-Cabris wedded Louise Riqueti (1769), sister of Count Mirabeau (1749-1791), representative of the Third Estate. He propelled an open membership and in 1921 he made the Fragonard Museum now called the Provence Museum of Art and History. The M.A.H.P. what's more, its building have been possessed by the City of Grasse since 1952.

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Musée Provençal du Costume et du Bijou

Musée Provençal du Costume et du Bijou

Previous habitation of the Marquise de Cabris, sister of Mirabeau, the private chateau of Clapier-Cabris has housed the Provençal Museum of Costume and Jewelery since 1997. Helen Costa's yard get together, the gallery's outstanding private gathering comprises of ensembles and Provençal jewelery from the eighteenth and nineteenth hundreds of years: dresses, underskirts sewed in Indian, bind trimmings, hoods ... These garments tell the life of Provençales, laborers, craftsmans and bastidanes of our locale. Open day by day 10 am - 1 pm and 2 pm - 6.30 pm.

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Musée de la Marine - Amiral de Grasse (Navy Museum)

Musée de la Marine - Amiral de Grasse (Navy Museum)

In 1957, Lieutenant Jean Gondet and the Navy veterans of Grasse established the primary 'Remembrance Museum of Admiral de Grasse'. The exhibition hall has been extended, and presently is situated in the heart of the immense city in Provence, GRASSE. Shockingly this superb exhibition hall is not recorded in numerous English dialect manuals. Be that as it may, it is an 'unquestionable requirement visit' for Americans. Every year in October, Grasse and Bar-sur-Loup commend the commemoration of the 1781 triumph at Yorktown.

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Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Puy

Cathédrale Notre-Dame du Puy

The guest landing by the Rue des Tables, at the foot of the immense strides, is on the double seized by the excellence of the house of God, which appears to open his arms to him as a mother respects his tyke. She sits tight for him and comes to him, passing promptly from the status of landmark that one visits to that of individual who starts to live. The guest, without seeing it, goes, concerning him traveler status to that of pioneer. He is no longer there by possibility

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Palace of Congresses

Palace of Congresses

The three aroma industrial facilities are the greatest attractions in the town however the house of God, fragrance exhibition hall and workmanship display, and additionally the Old Town when all is said in done, are likewise prominent among vacationers; to specify additionally the Jasmine Festival which happens in August. Its memorable focus, has dependably profit by the gentle atmosphere of the Mediterranean, shielded from the incline of the Alps. The regular daylight in Grasse moves toward becoming something indefinable, a blend of light and dim that makes this place significantly more alluring.