Discover the city of Grasse : Capital of Fragrance, recently registered at the UNESCO World Heritage
At nearly 1150 meters above sea level, Grasse enjoys a microclimate that takes the best from its surroundings. At 30 mn from Cannes, Grasse is a must to do while in the French Riviera. You can discover its history by stopping by the Musée International de la Parfumerie. A school will be opening soon and Louis Vuitton has recently opened its foundation. You can visit some factories such as Galimard, Molinard or Fragonard, all internationally known and unmissable.
The skills related to perfume in Grasse and the art of dry-stone walling have been declared as Intangible Cultural Heritage in November 2018: the cultivation of perfume plants, the knowledge and processing of natural raw materials, and the art of perfume composition.
Grasse was a tannery cradle in the Middle Ages. The flower substances was highly used to hide the smell from the tannery.
Kingdom Limousines proposes to pick you up upon you arrival in Nice airport. Your private chauffeur will be waiting for you after the customs exit and will bring you to your hotel. During your trip, you should consider asking the chauffeur recommendation to visit the area. He can proposes you many sightseeing of the French Riviera including Grasse. This city is a must to do while you’re staying in Cannes, Nice or Monaco. He will start by the Musée International de la Parfumerie where you will learn everything about its history, then visit the Villa Fragonard, Molinard or Galimard. The Cathedrale Notre Dame du Puy de Grasse is also recommended.
After having a lunch, your chauffeur will bring you to Biot, city of the Glass blower. La Verrerie de Biot or Pierini glassware are one of the greats things to do. It’s unbelievable to see that the glass comes from the sand and the glassblower can make bubble glass, light source and arts.
The sightseeing start from 4 to 8 hours and more. We can propose you a Mercedes V class for party of 7 maximum or luxury sedan up to 2 – 3 passengers. Many circuits are available by clicking on https://www.kingdom-limousines.com/service/private-tour-french-riviera/