Located at the foot of the wall of the city of Grasse, this garden was created in 1779 by Joseph Amable Arnouphle de Pontevès, the first owner of the site, and remodeled by the City in 1976.
Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, tasted the charms of her geometrically patterned parterres, her pond, her orange trees and her rose bower during a stay in 1811, when she was the host of the Amic family.
The garden of orange trees is to discover during the visit of the International Museum of Perfumery (MIP), unique museum in the world. Since 1989, the MIP has been the first public institution dedicated to the safeguarding and promotion of the world heritage of smells, aromas and fragrances.
A living place of memory, the International Museum of Perfumery deals with the history of perfume in its various aspects: raw materials, manufacturing, industry, innovation, trading, design, marketing, uses. The perfume is also expressed through fabulous objects from five continents such as works of art, textiles, archaeological witnesses ...
Summer (May - September): 10:00 to 19:00
Winter (October - April): 10:00 to 17:30
Annual closures: May 1st, December 25th, January 1st