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Parfumerie Molinard

#3 of 5 Tours in Grasse
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Address: 60 boulevard Victor Hugo, 06130, Grasse, France
Phone Number: +33 4 93 36 01 62
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FIVE GENERATIONS OF PERFUMERS

Molinard, an extraordinary creator and...

FIVE GENERATIONS OF PERFUMERS

Molinard, an extraordinary creator and producer of fine fragrances, is a family story that has unfolded in Grasse since 1849, ardently forging a legacy. Only Grasse perfumer to access to the label "Living heritage company", sign of a rare know-how.

A MESMERIZING INTERACTIVE TOUR

Discover this heritage steeped in history; admire collections of legendary bottles designed by Rene Lalique and Baccarat. Among the stills, the secrets of how perfume is made are gradually revealed. An astounding tour that entrances the senses, an immersive experience that begins with the still boasting a structure by Gustave Eiffel and ends in the spectacular sales salon crowned with a magnificent glass cupola.

PERFUME WORKSHOPS

Enjoy an unforgettable moment as you create your own custom perfume.

Try your hand at the perfumer’s subtle techniques. With the guidance of a fragrance expert, discover the architecture of a scent, the ingredients that compose it, that complement or contrast with one another. Molinard,

4 different workshops from 25 to 189€

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Make your own unique perfume

Excellent attraction for kids and adults alike. Under expert guidance, you can learn what makes a good perfume and concoct your very own. Costly but worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2016
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Grasse on a very soggy Tuesday, and following reviews on here booked the Atelier experience for the whole family - my husband and two children included. Whilst not cheap at €69 each, we had a really fascinating time. It was remarkable how different our scents turned out! My daughter, who is almost 13, produced a wonderfully fragrant floral,... More 

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We thank you for sharing your comments following your experience of Molinard perfume workshop. We are glad to read you enjoyed the whole atelier atmosphere as the professionalism and courtesy of our perfumer. Please be assured that every appreciation is important to us as it helps us to better meet your needs. We hope to have the pleasure... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love France and especially the Côte d'Azur! This was my 8th trip to this region and as my husband and I had never visited Grasse before we thought we would take the opportunity to do this. On my first visit to the south of France in 1987 a trip had been arranged, by the party I was with, to... More 

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback concerning your visit at Molinard. I was sorry to learn about your poor experience and would like to assure you that we constantly strive to achieve only the highest levels of quality and hospitality. I truly regret that we fell short of our goals and would like to present you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Parfumerie with my 8 year old daughter who was very excited about making her own perfume. The museum and shop were lovely and the majority of the staff very helpful and friendly. We bought lots of gorgeously fragranced soap and candles as souvenirs and gifts. Our trip was somewhat let down by the actual perfume making experience,... More 

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for taking the time to write your comment regarding your recent visit at Molinard. We have taken good note of your positive comments about the museum and our guides. I regret however to read that you were not happy with the perfume workshop dedicated to children. Let me begin by expressing my apologies for the disappointment... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Excellent attraction for kids and adults alike. Under expert guidance, you can learn what makes a good perfume and concoct your very own. Costly but worth it.

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, We warmly thank you for sharing your nice comments following your experience at Molinard. We are delighted to learn you enjoyed our perfume workshop and that you like your very own new scent. We hope we will be able to welcome you again. Sincerely, Célia Lerouge-Bénard General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The perfume workshops at Molinard have almost become an annual event in our family. They are always a huge hit. We have now experienced all 4 workshops and they never disappoint. This year, one of daughters requested that she and her siblings design their own perfumes on her birthday. I wasn't sure how it would work, given the age disparity.... More 

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you so much for this nice review and for taking the time to describe Molinard's perfume workshops. The satisfaction of our guests is our highest priority and we are delighted to read that you had a most enjoyable experience with us. We are honored to see that we can count you as one of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This was a bucket list item for me, and this two hour workshop did not disappoint. The staff was incredibly patient with my questions and it was fun to put together mine own one-of-a-king perfume. The only thing do be aware of is that this is not an informational workshop, there is no "history of perfume making" it is just... More 

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Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you so much for this nice review and for taking the time to describe Molinard's perfume workshops. The satisfaction of our guests is our highest priority and we are delighted to read that you had a most enjoyable experience with us. We are grateful for your support and hope that we may have the pleasure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

My husband and I did the one hour workshop where the "nose" (perfume expert) works with you while you create your own perfume. We LOVED it. It would have been worth it for the experience alone--we were in heaven as we sniffed 90 different perfume notes to figure out what we did and didn't like. The "nose" was a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We drove from Nice specifically to visit Molinard so that my wife could take their one-hour custom parfume creation course. Working with Paula, the 'nose' from Molinard, she created her own signature parfume. My wife describes this as an unforgettable experience and all her friends are very envious. Paula was fantastic in explaining the process and showing patience in helping... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

After finding a place to park we walked up to the house of molinard. It was a beautiful looking building from the Outside. When we got inside a lady greeted us along with 4 others that walked in behind us. She then told us she will do the tour only in French. She gave us a tiny booklet to explain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My husband and I visited Molinard location in Grasse in March 2016. I love everything perfumery so our visit was a real treat for me! The place itself is infinitely charming inside out, featuring a little museum with samples of bottles and packaging used at Molinard over the years, equipment, furniture and numerous jars with dried flowers that smell heavenly.... More 

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