Perfume making short break

Cote d'Azur, Grasse, France

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Holiday overview

Set in a lovely 4* hotel in the heart of France’s perfume capital Grasse, this perfume making short break will inspire you with the aromas of this enchanting area; discover the secrets of traditional perfumers on your 3 night of 'Rose of May', 'Creative Aromachologie' and 'Organ of Flavours' courses more details...

6
Hours of
activity

Accommodation
included
8
Maximum group
size

Private 1-on-1
tuition

Included in the price

Please note that holidays do not include flights, please see the getting there tab for more details

  • 3 nights / 4 days accommodation in a private twin/double ensuite room at the 4* Best Western Elixir Grasse
  • Please note: prices are per person and based on 2 people sharing but single travellers can book a twin/double ensuite room for a compulsory single supplement
  • Please note that shared rooms for single travellers are not offered on this holiday and so single supplements are compulsory
  • 2 hour Rose of May perfume making course at 10am on day 2
  • 2 hours of creative Aromachologie tuition at 10am on day 3
  • 2 hour Organ of Flavours perfume making course at 10am on day 4
  • All course materials
  • 15ml bottle of the school’s latest perfume creation
  • 100ml French crafted vaporizer bottle of your own signature Home Fragrance and it's matching scent diffuser with reeds
  • 100ml French crafted vaporizer bottle of your own signature Eau de Parfum
  • 15ml composition of pure essential oils or 100ml vaporizer bottle of your own signature Home Scent
  • Your unique formulas will be registered and kept in a confidential data bank and may be re-ordered at your convenience
  • Diploma ceremony
  • Glass of champagne
  • A tour of the perfume factory
  • You need make your own way to the factory which is 900m/15 mins from the school and the walk is quite steep
  • You also need to walk from the hotel to the perfume school, which is about 800 metres
  • Please note: you will be in tuition until 12pm on the day of departure please inform us at the time of booking if you have early flights on day 4 and we will do our best to accommodate your second lesson on day 2 or 3
  • Check in any time after 2pm on day 1 and check out by 11am on day 4
  • Please note: the perfume school is closed on Sundays from October-14 April and no lessons will take place on a Sunday during this period (scheduled lessons will instead take place on the same day as another lesson (2 courses in 1 day))
  • Breakfast daily at the hotel

Location overview

This wonderful perfumery school and fragrance studio is situated in Grasse, in the heart of the capital of Perfume and setting of Patrick Suskind's bestselling novel 'Perfume' made famous by the film of the same name, here they have been producing world famous perfume for over 250 years.

Holiday start days

  • This holiday can start on:
  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays
  • Fridays
  • Saturdays
  • Sundays

Public holidays / Closures

For the period October to March, the perfume school is closed and no classes will be offered on Sundays. The perfume school is also closed 25 December.