Grasse has been synonymous with perfume making since the 16th century and is the perfume capital of the world.
Take a 1 hour direct train ride from Nice central station to Grasse.
Local guide tips
The best place to find out more about the town’s fragrant history at one of the Parfumeries, which offers regular tours and the possibility to make your own perfume! Try the most famous among them, the Parfumerie Fragonard.
Learn about the history and manufacture of perfume with a visit to the International Perfume Museum.
Visit the charming historic centre of Grasse and then take a short 15 minute train ride and visit the gardens of the International Perfume Museum.