The ISNARD Perfumer's Gardens

GRASSE, France

Experience hosted by Patrick

60 mins, Hosted in French and English
Committed to safety
This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Includes drinks

What you'll do

The commented visit of the ISNARD Perfumer's Gardens is different depending on the season.
You will walk through the garden of our property and listen to the history of Provence and our family.
In May you will participate to the distillation of roses, in July to the distillation of lavender, in August you will discover the jasmine flowers and the taste of figs, in October you will pick olives...
Arouse your senses... Taste, Watch, Smell, Listen and Touch the perfume plants.
A commented visit in the heart of Grasse countryside to share a page of the history of Provence...
And to conclude the visit share a drink under the linden tree and listen to many local stories...
Other things to note
The visit starts at 5 p.m exactly, so be there in advance.
The flowers are different from one season to the other...
Flat shoes are highly recommended
The Bastide is situated at a 20 minutes walk from the center town
The commented visit of the ISNARD Perfumer's Gardens is different depending on the season.
You will walk through the garden of our property and listen to the history of Provence and our family.
In May you will participate to the distillation of roses, in July to the distillation of lavender, in August you will discover the jasmine flowers and the taste of figs, in October you will pick olives...
Arouse your senses... Taste, Watch,…

What's included

  • Drinks
    A drink and flowers

Meet your host, Patrick

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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Throughout the visit, Patrick ISNARD, perfumer, will unveil the local Histroy to you.
His perfumers family, originated from Grasse, has been emblematic of the town for over a thousand years.
His property, the Bastide Isnard, is unique through its environment composed of centuries old olive trees, natural sources, ancestral tunnels and perfume plants that made the wealth of the perfume industry since the 18th century. This place will enable you to the discover the exceptional patrimony of Grasse, the world capital of Perfume.
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From ₹692
/ person

Where you'll be

A unique experience in the heart of the perfume country...
During the commented visit, discover Grasse and its history

Rated 4.81 out of 5 from 78 reviews.

Azil
August 2021
We absolutely enjoyed your visit with Patrick - very informative, beautiful, and just great all the way around. I'd highly recommend doing this tour - it's just lovely!
Paul
August 2021
Entre le domaine magnifique, l’histoire passionnante et l’hôte exceptionnel, nous ne savions plus où donner de la tête ! Je recommande vivement la visite de la bastide Isnard
Gaël
August 2021
Moment captivant avec Patrick Isnard qui nous emmène avec lui dans le monde des fleurs, des sources et des traditions...nombreuses anecdotes et pour couronner la visite, un petit verre à base d'une des plantes du jardin et un quiz sur les senteurs. Un grand merci.
Ghyslaine
August 2021
Jolie balade dans un très beau jardin, Patrick est un hôte passionant et passionné, on apprend beaucoup de choses de manière ludique. Tres jolie fin d'après-midi sous les oliviers.
Minyi
August 2021
An interesting peek into the making of perfumes and the industry! We went with the English tour - very informative and our guide was super helpful answering our questions :) Highly recommend!
Matt
August 2021
Thank you for a really great tour! Louise gave us a thoughtful and interesting tour of the gardens in English, before meeting up with the rest of the group to sample the perfumes. The location is stunning with amazing views of Grasse and it’s surroundings. Thank you :)

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

walking shoes advised