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Parfumerie Molinard

#3 of 5 Tours in Grasse
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Address: 60 bd. Victor-Hugo, 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 bubblesReviewed 12 August 2016
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in Perfumery Molinard, ask for Paula- beautiful, professional and very friendly lady. She helped us to choose perfumes and we spend another hour for shopping. We just came for one perfume, but went out with 3 large bags of amazing products and perfumes for our loved ones. Another lady wasn't very friendly, she had very unattractive attitude,... More 

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

Dear Madam, Thank you for your kind review. It’s a pleasure to read your positive feedback regarding our perfumes and the service provided by our staff. We have shared it with wonderful Paula and her superviser. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best regards, Célia Lerouge-Bénard General Manager More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a family of 6 with two young children. I had read the reviews before hand and as we were visiting the ares for one week from England. It was a rainy day so decided this would be a good place to go. The initial welcome was friendly. We asked about the tours and were told we could... More 

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Thank JoanneB692
Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for your comments posted on Trip Advisor following your recent visit at Molinard. We are very sorry to discover your disappointment which is obviously not the image we wish that you retain of your recent visit at our perfumery. We offer free guided tour in French, English, German, Spanish, and sometimes multilingual. I am surprised that... More 

Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The greatest highlight of my visit in Grasse was def the perfume making atelier. I read the comments here beforehand and opted for the 1h atelier and not the shorter 30min one. What a great choice, thank you folks! I saw someone dong the 30min one and though she was well guided by the pro, it was less interactive and... More 

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Thank Jamie S
Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

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

Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I've done perfumes in both Fragonard and here.Here they have more essences and aromas for you to play with. That also makes experience more complex and interesting. I was fascinated to play (on sniff papers) with cooking spices I never tried. Hystory and technical info was shallow as for me.I believe they need to have . Types:one generic one in... More 

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Thank Alexa G
Molinard, Directeur général at Parfumerie Molinard, responded to this review

Dear Madam, First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to share your comments regarding your experience at Molinard. We are really happy to learn that you had a wonderful time while creaing our own fragrance. It is always a pleasure to receive such a nice feedback about essences we use on our perfume workshop. We look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 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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Thank Karen P
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 

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 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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Thank CheshireDoc_12
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 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 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 

Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 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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Thank adare1
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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