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La Maison Molinard

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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
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“make your own”(10 reviews)
“perfume making”(14 reviews)
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...more
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60 bd Victor Hugo, 06130, Grasse, France
+33 4 93 36 01 62
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 March 2011

When you like the art of perfume like I do, and you want a decent 2-hours intro in that mystery world, get a course at Molinard. In a step by step approach, you are guided through the basics of the fragrance families. Then you choose...More

12  Thank Reinhilde_Travels
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I know we are in France so the tour should be predominantly French, but the tour guide refused to give any information in English even though she had perfect English. We didn't ask, it was the Dutch and Spanish in the party, who understood less...More

4  Thank Glutenfreeguru
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All reviews create your own make your own perfume making dried flowers signature scent different kinds south of france fun experience interesting place free tour great tour free of charge workshop celine creation perfumery atelier
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Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

I love my creation! 😘 The greatest fragrances are those that take you on the most fabulous journeys. They are the ones that make us happy. To be cont.😉

1  Thank Matito19
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Now, I work in the beauty industry, so visiting Molinard was right up my alley. But I'm writing this review, smelling the perfume I made, and just wish I could go back and study there. This perfume workshop lasts roughly an hour. Perfect if you...More

Thank Emery M
Reviewed 21 May 2015

I visited Molinard in Grasse because I work as an aromatherapist and run workshops to teach the public how essential oils are made and used. After planning this trip for three years and ensuring I had all the info needed from Molinard's own website, you...More

2  Thank Freda C
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

The guided tour through their factory is a must see for tourists. It's amazing to know how complicated it is to make natural scents . Highly recommended.

Thank Dub_Biz_Traveller
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Went around Molinard after Fragonard, Molinard seemed more upmarket and seemed to have less perfumes,the free tour was also more enlightening! There was NO pressure to buy perfume..in fact we left after a good spray! However we did end up returning because we fell in...More

5  Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 October 2014

We were staying in Amtibes and decided to take the short trip to Grasse. We are so happy we did! We were told this was a lot of fun, but it was even more so than we expected! The tour was informational and fun. We...More

1  Thank CMyrick1
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I had the most girly experience I think I've ever had in this place! Imagine being able to create your own perfume, one that you specifically desire. Now imagine being able to re-order this, anytime you want, online. I signed up for the 90 minute...More

3  Thank Paula K
Reviewed 10 July 2014

We experienced an "Atelier de création de parfums" and it was amazing! We created our own parfum, choosing among 100 different essences, and with the help of a professional. We left with a 50ml bottle of our own parfume! Besides, they took note about the...More

2  Thank PaolaEsse
Reviewed 10 July 2014

It was great to be able to buy soap from the maker. The descriptions given by the guides are worth listening to.

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Loved the building, it was a factory museum which looked quite authentic. Also, the tour was good and staff made much effort seeing it was the high season. Did feel as if the main purpose of the trip was to sell perfumes, but the staff...More

1  Thank Passport537275
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Response from Molinard | Property representative |
Hello EHH_1, There are different ways to go from Cannes to Grasse By train it takes 30 minutes, about 20 by car/taxi. If you rent a car please take into account that we have a free car park at Molinard. If you wish to do a... More
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22 May 2018|
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Response from Nannerl72 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Brianna, it is not needed to book.
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15 April 2017|
Response from Molinard | Property representative |
Dear Helen, We are happy to read that you enjoy your fragrance. You can reorder by connecting on our website, select "perfume workshop", then "workshop", and finally "reorder your creation". We remain at your... More
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