MIP gardens

The gardens where perfumes are born...

Centifolia rose, jasmine, tuberose, lavender, geranium, juniper, orange blossom – it is of plants that perfumes are truly born, essences from near or far.

In the unique setting of the International Perfume Museum Gardens, visitors can discover and smell the species that have provided precious raw materials for perfumery for centuries.

La grotte de Saint-Cézaire

🔺 In accordance with government directives, Covid-19,
the cave is currently closed. 🔺

The Grotte de Saint-Cézaire, a wondrous cave complex, are just 15 minutes from the city of Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. The guided tour, with commentary in both French and English, takes place 40m underground, on a 200m long pathway, accessible by all the family. 

La Réserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur

Enter the wilds of the Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve and discover an extraordinary site that is home to European bison, wild horses, deer, wild boar, foxes, and more – the fabulous fauna of Europe, roaming free! 

A 700-hectare natural preserve dedicated wholly to wildlife 
The Monts d’Azur Biological Reserve is in the town of Thorenc in the Alpes-Maritimes, 40 minutes from Grasse, and encompasses a mosaic of surprising and fascinating environments, from rocky cliffs to verdant, grassy plains to remarkable woodlands. 

Cave Baume Obscure

🔺 In accordance with government directives, Covid-19,
the cave is currently closed. 🔺

 

THE KINGDOM OF SHADOWS AND LIGHT
In a beautiful, preserved natural setting dotted with grazing goats and sheep, in the midst of a vast, wooded limestone plateau overlooking the gorges of the Haute Siagne, one of Mother Nature’s jewels has remained hidden for millennia, sixty meters below the surface: the caves known as the Grotte de Baume Obscure.