Molinard Perfumery
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perfumer since 1849

A family spirit over more than 5 generations!



To provide even more delightful surprises for its visitors, Molinard had added even more to its guided tour, and unveiled its new olfactory circuit, where leisure equals culture.

Films shown on a screen illustrate all the traditional techniques used in making soaps and fragrances, and make for a lively and original tour. Visitors can view a fun quiz and take an interactive test of their knowledge of the world of perfume.

An ambiance mingling sound, light, subtle scents, clouds of vapour, essence fountains and flower harvests now reigns over the distillery. The scene staged here provides a realistic, authentic touch, and transports visitors back to the perfume factory as it was in the Thirties.

And lastly, throughout this circuit, models and robots illustrate the main types of job involved in perfume-making. Two assistants work at distilling, a nose concocts a new fragrance and a female assistant produces the perfumed cards so popular at the time.

Molinard awakens visitors’ senses with a wealth of new experiences!

Information : Tél. 00 33 (0)4 92 42 33 11





The Maison Molinard offers visitors a highly original experience at Grasse, the very Mecca of perfume.

The Tarinology Workshops enable participants to create a personalised fragrance. These introductory olfactory lessons are given by a trainer passionate about his/her work, who will help you design your perfume.

You will wear a unique, numbered fragrance, which can be reproduced to order by email and on our site

All the participants leave with their very own creations, together with the complete formula and a diploma.

Contact : Tél 00 33 0(4) 92 42 33 21




Opening times:
Open every day :
from 9.30am to 6.30pm (closed between 1pm and 2pm and on
Sundays from October to March inclusive, except during school holidays).

July and August:
from 9.30am to 7pm, 7 days a week

PLEASE NOTE: last tour one hour before closing.




Service Tourisme – Tel. 00 33 (0)4 92 42 33 11
60, boulevard Victor Hugo - 06130 GRASSE





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