Molinard Perfume Workshop in Nice

Cultural & Theme Tours in France
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Tour description

Delve into the world of French perfume and create a personalized fragrance during this 1.5-hour perfume workshop in Nice. Learn about the history of French perfumes from your instructor, an experienced Molinard perfumer. Then mix, match and blend to create your own unique perfume using the ingredients of your choice.

Your workshop at Nice's Molinard perfume store begins with an introduction to the history and production of French perfume from your instructor, an expert perfume-maker. Discover the origins of some of the most famous and beloved perfumes, and learn the key ingredients that have ensured their long-term popularity. Listen as your instructor explains the subtleties of scent across a range of perfumes, highlighting the different ingredients at play in the many types of fragrances: eau de cologne, eau de parfum, eau fraiche and eau de toilette. Enjoy a discussion on the many diverse scents available on the market today. Everyone's sure to have a favorite. Then delve into the hands-on portion of your perfume workshop — a chance to put your new-found knowledge into practice. Bring your sense of smell to the fore as you choose from 90 ingredients to create your perfect scent. Blend your hand-picked selection of essential oils, bases and fragrances how you like, and experiment with ingredients just like the experts.At the end of your 1.5-hour perfume workshop, receive a diploma and take home a 1.75-fl oz (50-ml) container of your personalized eau de parfum. You can order more of your new perfume using the unique perfume code on your diploma.

What's included

  • Instructor
  • All equipment and materials
  • Vial of eau de parfum to take home
  • Diploma
  • Free visit in the Molinard mini museum

What's not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day