Grasse, its scents
Capital of perfume
During the Middle Ages, the wealth of Grasse was generated by the production of gloves. For nobility, these gloves needed to be perfumed. Along the centuries, the craft of gloves disappeared but the perfume industry maintained. Today, the perfumers of Grasse still provide the biggest cosmetic houses to make their famous perfumes. So, visit one of the perfume houses of Grasse to discover all the secrets about making perfume: Gallimard, Fragonard, etc.