Discover 3 cost-free activities to enjoy in Grasse.

Grasse, nestled in the hills of the French Riviera, is renowned for its fragrant fields and fine perfumes. Beyond its aromatic allure, the town offers a range of free activities for visitors to enjoy.

Grasse offers a wide range of budget-friendly activities, from exploring historic landmarks to soaking up the scents in local gardens. This charming town offers something for everyone, whether you’re a history or nature buff.

If you’re planning to visit Grasse, and would like to get the most of your vacation without spending a fortune, then here are the top 10 free activities that are worth adding to your itinerary.

Also included are top activities in the region, places to stay, and transportation options.

French perfume is one of our top three free things to do at Grasse. The world capital for perfume. The famous Fragonard Perfume Company is located here, as are the other two famous Perfume Houses: Galimard and Molinard. This is a must-visit if you are a fan of French perfume.

Discover three complimentary activities to enjoy while in Grasse, France

1. Fragonard Perfume Factory: Free Perfume Tour

Fragonard, which was opened in 1926 by the family to serve the tourists that were beginning to visit the French Riviera at the time, is still managed today by its third generation.

You can immediately smell roses, orange blossoms, lavender, and jasmine. The scents lead you into the shop, where the selection is overwhelming. The whole store was available.

You might have been to the lavender fields in Provence.lavender is used for making perfumes since centuries.

Fragonard perfumes Put together a 5ml sample of 4 natural sprays which can fit easily into your bag or are perfect for weekend trips.

If you are interested in the history of fragrance, a visit to the Fragonard Museum will be a worthwhile experience. This Museum contains rare items that cover the history of fragrance for more than 5,000 years. In addition, the Museum has a number of major paintings by Jean-Honore fragonard along with Marguerite Gerard and Jean-Baptiste Mallet. Check out the new exhibits at the Museum before you visit.

Opening Hours:

Monday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM or 2:00-6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM or 2:00-7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM, 2:00 – 6:30 PM
Thursday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM or 2:00-7:00 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM and 2:00-7:00 PM
Saturday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM or 2:00-6:00 PM
Sunday 10:30 AM-1:00 PM or 2:00-6:00 PM


Musee Fragonard
Collection Helene et Jean-Francois Costa.
Hotel de Villeneuve
14 rue Jean Ossola
06130 Grasse
Tel: 0033 (0)4 93 36 02 07

How to get there

Musee fragonard, Grasse centre
The Helene et Jean-Francois Costa Collection.
Hotel de Villeneuve
14 rue Jean Ossola
06130 Grasse
Indigo CRESP parking is located just a few steps from the museum. The entrance to this car park can be found at 17, boulevard Fragonard.

2. Window shop and explore the streets.

Grasse has many small streets and alleyways that are full of buildings dating back to the 18th century. The tops of the buildings spray mists of fragrance at intervals, creating the most fragrant village that we’ve ever been to.

3. The Cathedral park is a great place to enjoy more fragrance sprays.

A small park is located around the Notre Dame du Pay Cathedral. It has magazines and chairs. As we sat down to take a rest, the perfume was sprayed from above. Views of the surrounding countryside and mountains were spectacular.

You can get free local water!