Grasse Dior Perfume flowers Domaine de Manon
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Provençal Flowers in Grasse for Dior Perfume

Contributor blog post by Mirabeau Wine: We joined a fabulous day out organised by the Cotignac Museum entitled, ‘Le Parfum de la Terre à la Bouteille’ – perfume from the earth to the bottle. About forty of us caught an 8am bus to Grasse, and arrived a couple of hours later at the family-run …

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Mimosas in flower signs of spring in Provence @GirlGoneGallic
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Winter Blues? Bring a little Cote d’Azur sunshine into your life!

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: Explore Provence’s scenic “Route du Mimosa”! Grey skies getting you down? Ain’t no sunshine? What could be better to brighten even the darkest dreariest winter day than 130km (80 miles) of bursting scented golden poofs? So much better than popping Vitamin D pills or …

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Musee d’Art et d’Histoire de Provence @Aixcentric
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Grasse – Perfume Capital of France

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Last week we spent the morning in Grasse, a town I hadn’t visited for years. Of course it’s perfume-central with lots of parfumeries offering free tours and shops with tempting arrays of bottles, sprays, soaps and creams. Plus there’s the Musée International de la Parfumerie …

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Grasse: Visit 2 Free Museums

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Today, I popped into two little museums in the centre of Grasse while in town for other reasons. I’d been to the Musée provençal du costume et du bijou before but I’d never been to the Musée Fragonard almost next door. Both are tiny and …

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Secret Riviera La Colle sur Loup @FibiTee #FrenchRiviera
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Secret Riviera – La Colle sur Loup

Contributor blog post by Phoebe @ Lou Messuogo: The French Riviera is a beautiful place but no one could say it was undeveloped and empty. Its very beauty has attracted holiday makers, second home owners and new residents for more than a century resulting in enormous amounts of construction. Recently …

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Julia Childs Kitchen La Pitchoune @Sothebys
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La Pitchoune’s Evolution Would Make Julia Child Proud

With all the Provencal possibilities of quaint village, proximity to vineyards, tempting markets and jaw-dropping views why did you buy a house in Châteauneuf-de-Grasse? Colorado native Makenna Johnson is definite “It would never have happened had it not been Julia’s house, to be honest. I think that I wouldn’t have conceived …

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