La Bastide Isnard

La Bastide Isnard offers a unique environment from which to explore Grasse’s extraordinary heritage. The garden is home to flowers (rose, jasmine, violet, tuberose, lavender), an olive grove, and natural springs, as well as a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. Discover the history of a genuine perfumer property.


Guided Tour - Duration : 1h30

All year 
Private visit 
(available in French & English)

Domaine du Mas de L'Olivine

Two people who love the land and its scents, Audrey (whose family has been flower picking for four generations) and Thierry Bortolini (a gardener who has crafted the most beautiful private Mediterranean gardens) invite you into their 18th-century family estate, Le Domaine du Mas de l’Olivine in Peymeinade (10 minutes from Grasse). As sweets-lovers themselves, they turn the flowers of their own gardens into delectable treats.

La Lavanderaie de Marie

The Lavanderaie de Marie of the Source Parfumée holds a floral site where aromatic and medicinal plants. (140 different varieties).

Located on the path towards the Gorge du Loup, the Lavanderaie de Marie proposes panoramic view points of beautiful mountain ranges and of the colourful Mediterranean sea who were the source of inspirations of many artists.

In the heart of the Village of Gourdon, the discovery of the authentic distillery of the Source Parfumée, its Candle making and its charming museum.
A delightful discovery of Provence.

Bastide Aux Violettes

La Bastide aux Violettes welcomes you !

In the La Ferrage quarter, just after the Saint-Jean Chapel along the old Route de Grasse, La Bastide aux Violettes welcomes you to its sweet, scented world.
Here, you can learn about the history of Tourrettes, the characteristics of the land, the many ways in which violets are used, observe our growing methods, and see the flower in high season as a part of our greenhouse tours.
At La Bastide, we are proud to introduce you to our “violet” products, authentic and natural, straight from our lands and available for purchase.

MIP gardens

The gardens where perfumes are born...

Centifolia rose, jasmine, tuberose, lavender, geranium, juniper, orange blossom – it is of plants that perfumes are truly born, essences from near or far.

In the unique setting of the International Perfume Museum Gardens, visitors can discover and smell the species that have provided precious raw materials for perfumery for centuries.

Route around perfume

All activities of this inspiration are located in Grasse and its surroundings. For those related to perfume plants they depend on the season.
You will find all the details of the different places to visit in the related activities section below.
More information by contacting the Tourist Office of the Pays de Grasse at +33 (0) 4 93 36 66 66