Where is Grasse France? Map of Grasse
Where in France is Grasse?
Grasse is the international capital of perfumes. Located in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (Paca), a few kilometers from the Mediterranean Sea: 14 kilometers northwest of Cannes and 30 from Nice airport, it belongs to the department of Alpes-Maritimes. It is located on a hill at an altitude of 750 meters, dominating vast valleys full of color due to the amount of flowers, especially roses, jasmine and nardos, which are used to make the famous perfumes.
And the perfume is a hallmark of the city of Grasse, which attracts thousands of tourists every year. Of the 200 perfumers in the world, 40 are in Grasse.
But Grasse is also a medieval city founded in the VII century that possesses authentic treasures of Genoese and Provencal architecture: restored palaces and houses of the XVII and XVIII centuries, narrow and labyrinthine alleys leading to a beautiful cathedral, arcades, arcades, squares with fountains full of encanto…De in fact, the city of Grasse has been decorated as a Town of Art and History by the Ministry of Culture, as a prize for the value of its heritage.
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