Bastide des Arômes

Since 1995, we have been manufacturing and packaging perfumes, eaux de parfum, candles, home fragrance diffusers, essential oils, and gift sets.

Our home is the Grasse region, in the quintessentially Provençal village of Saint Cézaire-sur-Siagne, the site of a Provencal market and fascinating caverns that are open to the public.

Just 10 kilometers from Grasse, the perfume capital of the world, our artisanal workshop and modest, highly qualified staff, are here to meet all your needs.

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.

La grotte de Saint-Cézaire

The Grotte de Saint-Cézaire, a wondrous cave complex, are just 15 minutes from the city of Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. The guided tour, with commentary in both French and English, takes place 40m underground, on a 200m long pathway, accessible by all the family. 

At a constant year round temperature of 15°C (59°F), we recommend bring a pullover or jacket, as well as walking shoes or sneakers, as the floor of the cave is damp and can be slippery. 

La Réserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur

Enter the wilds of the Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve and discover an extraordinary site that is home to European bison, wild horses, deer, wild boar, foxes, and more – the fabulous fauna of Europe, roaming free!

A 700-hectare natural preserve dedicated wholly to wildlife
The Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve is in the town of Thorenc in the Alpes-Maritimes, 40 minutes from Grasse, and encompasses a mosaic of surprising and fascinating environments, from rocky cliffs to verdant, grassy plains to remarkable woodlands.

Our activities, accommodations, and packages.

Cave Baume Obscure

THE KINGDOM OF SHADOWS AND LIGHT
In a beautiful, preserved natural setting dotted with grazing goats and sheep, in the midst of a vast, wooded limestone plateau overlooking the gorges of the Haute Siagne, one of Mother Nature’s jewels has remained hidden for millennia, sixty meters below the surface: the caves known as the Grotte de Baume Obscure.