Suggested by the town of Grasse and its tourist office
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Tour ideas in details
1 - The botanic garden
The botanic garden is composed of many palm trees, rosebeds, Mediterranean plants such as citrus fruits, olive trees and the traditional umbrella pine. Many rare species also adorn this space such as Ginkgo biloba, Camphor tree, Aleppo pine, and also the majestic Atlas cedar.
143, Boulevard Fragonard – Grasse
Latitude : 43.657231 – Longitude : 6.921523
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the botanic garden : 1 minute (70 meters)
2 - Provencal museum of costume and jewel
The museum now owns an exceptional private collection of Provencal costumes and jewels from the 18th and 19th Centuries: dresses, embroidered petticoats, lace ornaments, headdresses ... These clothes tell the story of Provencal women, peasants, craftswomen and. women living in bastides of the region.
2, rue Jean Ossola – Grasse
Telephone : 04 93 36 44 65
Latitude : 43.657621 – Longitude : 6.922208
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Provencal museum of costume and jewel : 2 minutes (140 meters)
3 - Fragonard Museum – Costa Collection
The Fragonard Museum is located in the Hotel de Villeneuve, a magnificent historic building restored in the spirit of the large 18th Century mansions of Grasse. Dedicated to the painter Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806) and two other artists from Grasse, Marguerite Gérard (1761-1837) and Jean-Baptiste Mallet (1759-1835).
Open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm
14, rue Jean Ossola – Grasse
Telephone : 04 93 36 02 07 -
Latitude : 43.657852 – Longitude : 6.922884
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Fragonard Museum - Costa Collection : 3 minutes (210 meters)
4 - Notre Dame du Puy Cathedral
The cathedral, with its architecture influenced by Liguria and Lombardy, owns many art objects, six stained glass windows and four statues representing the four evangelists (Saint Matthew, Saint Mark, Saint Luke and Saint John) as well as paintings by Rubens.
Open Monday to Saturday: from 9am to 12am and from 2pm to 5pm
6, place du Petit Puy – Grasse
Latitude : 43.657928 – Longitude : 6.925062
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Notre Dame du Puy Cathedral : 5 minutes (400 meters)
5 - Maison du Patrimoine
This place foreshadows the Interpretation Centre of Architecture and Heritage and hosts exhibitions and workshops spaces.
22, rue de l’Oratoire – Grasse - Telephone : 04 97 05 58 70
Latitude : 43.659635 – Longitude : 6.923575
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Maison du Patrimoine : 6 minutes (450 meters)
6 - Princess Pauline garden
The garden bears the Pauline Borghese name, younger sister of Napoleon Ist. It offers an exceptional panorama on the city of Grasse and further, to the bay of Cannes. The garden of Italian inspiration includes many spaces dedicated to children and is surrounded by two terraces planted with olive trees.
25, Boulevard de la Reine Jeanne - Grasse
Latitude : 43.665855 – Longitude : 6.927396
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Princess Pauline Garden : 24 minutes (1,4 kilometers)
7 - Villa Sainte Hilaire
Villa Saint-Hilaire, formerly a municipal library, has since become a House, Garden and Landscape Resource Centre. Its cultural and documentary programme, based on the individual relationship between man and nature, combines heritage and public literacy.
1, impasse Ernest Boursier-Mougenot – Grasse - Telephone : 04 97 05 58 53
Latitude : 43.655549 – Longitude : 6.916776
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Villa Saint Hilaire : 8 minutes (500 meters)
8 - Molinard perfumery (Perfumery Factory)
Family house for five generations, founded in 1849, come and discover the different stages of the perfumes manufacturing, automatic machines and interactive games.
60 Boulevard Victor Hugo – Grasse - Telephone : 04 93 36 01 62
Latitude : 43.651729 – Longitude : 6.919836
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Molinard perfumery : 9 minutes (750 meters)
9 - Fragonard perfumery (Perfumery Factory)
Dedicated to perfumes and aromatic plants, the Flower Factory is surrounded by a beautiful perfume plants garden. Come and discover our know-how secrets and our perfume profession in Grasse.
Usine des Fleurs Les 4 chemins - Route de Cannes – Grasse - Telephone : 04 93 36 44 65
Latitude : 43.644946 – Longitude : 6.94251
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Fragonard perfumery : 33 minutes (2,9 kilometers)
10 - Galimard perfumery (Perfumery Factory)
Galimard Perfumery, founded in 1747, is one of the first French Perfume Houses. Jean de Galimard, Lord of Séranon and member of the Gantiers Parfumeurs corporation (gloves and perfumes) supplied the court of King Louis 15th in olive oils, ointments and perfumes created with his original formulas.
73 Route de Cannes – Grasse - Telephone : 04 93 09 20 00
Latitude : 43.641638 – Longitude : 6.947522
Distance from the ephemeral gardens to the Galimard perfumery : 38 minutes (3,4 kilometers)