Visit beautiful Fragonard perfume museum for off the beaten path Valentines day idea

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Fragonard French perfumes, delightful Valentines day gift idea

Fragonard French perfumes, delightful Valentines day gift idea

Grasse, Cote dAzur, France
GPS Coordinates Latitude: 43.6577, Longtitude: 6.9221;
Date photograph taken: 2-11-2011

Fragonard perfume company celebrates 90 years in 2016. Fragonard was established in Grasse, small town in Cote d’Azur region in south of France. Fragonard parfumeur has a museum in Grasse where you can tour a working perfume manufacturing labs. Fragonard also has a small museum in Paris and also a working lab in Eze, small village between Nice and Monaco. All Fragonard locations have gift shops where you can purchase unique and lovely scented gifts for Valentines day.

French Riviera where Fragonard main museum and labs are located, is in itself a perfect romantic getaway for Valentines. If you happen to be in France in February consider escaping to the south of France and exploring charming Provence and Cote d’Azur. Fragonard perfume museum is off the beaten path tourist destination partly because it is located in a small town. You will need a car to get to it or use public buses. However, visiting Fragonard perfume museum and working labs is worth the effort.

Elegant historic perfume boxes at Fragonard museum
Elegant historic perfume boxes at Fragonard museum

Perfumes and scents have a long history and have been used and adored by all people since the ancient times. You can learn a lot about the origins of various smells and perfume making techniques. Fragonard museum is free and you can even book a free guided tour in advance. Perfumes, soaps, cosmetics and other related scented products can make a very special and romantic Valentines day gift.

Origins of scents and plants at Fragonard museum
Origins of scents and plants at Fragonard museum

Visit Fragonard perfume museum in Paris and even better travel to French Riviera for Valentines day and spend first half of the day at original Fragonard museum and perfume factory in Grasse. There are plenty of other enchanting things to do in Cote d’Azur for the second half of Valentines day. You can easily have a great time in Nice or explore Monaco or Cannes. Everything is close by. If you happen to have your own transportation this is an excellent road trip idea. If for some reason you cannot pay a visit to Fragonard, you can still consider perfume gift ideas by this original French perfume maker. Fragonard can ship their products to many countries – Fragonard official site .

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Fragonard perfume museum photo gallery

Fragonard French perfume maker celebrates 90 years in 2016
Fragonard French perfume maker celebrates 90 years in 2016
Perfume distilling machine extracts natural orange flower oils
Perfume distilling machine extracts natural orange flower oils
Poster describing uses of orange tree in perfume making
Poster describing uses of orange tree in perfume making
Road sign with tourist attractions in Grasse, France
Road sign with tourist attractions in Grasse, France
Working perfume making lab in Grasse
Working perfume making lab in Grasse
Unique cold extraction of scents technique from flowers
Unique cold extraction of scents technique from flowers
Fragonard perfume museum in Grasse has very good explanation of perfume making techniques
Fragonard perfume museum in Grasse has very good explanation of perfume making techniques
Scents mixing lab at Fragonard, Grasse
Scents mixing lab at Fragonard, Grasse
Essential oils bottles at perfume lab
Essential oils bottles at perfume lab
Essential oils bottles at perfume lab
Essential oils bottles at perfume lab
Beautiful fountain in museum courtyard
Beautiful fountain in museum courtyard
Fragonard perfume building in Grasse, France
Fragonard perfume museum building in Grasse, France
Fragonard perfume building in Grasse, France
Fragonard perfume museum building in Grasse, France
Coffee shop at the perfume museum
Coffee shop at the perfume museum
Antique perfume bottles and containers
Antique perfume bottles and containers
Vibert Freres perfume golden award at Paris expo 1889
Vibert Freres perfume golden award at Paris expo 1889
Elegant perfume bottles of Prince Matchabelli perfume line circa 1927
Elegant perfume bottles of Prince Matchabelli perfume line circa 1927

  Date: 09.03.2017 by FPImages