Town of Perfumes


The “Capital of Perfumes”, Grasse, is resting on the gentle slopes of the mountains not far from Cannes and is a village in the South of France with many properties for sale.

Grasse used to be a popular destination for royal families. You can admire the breathtaking view of the Coast and the Esterel from the Court of Saint-Honoré or from the gardens of Princess Pauline. This area offers many villas with stunning views over the French Riviera and the Mediterranean Sea.

Every year, 2 million tourists come to Grasse to visit its famed perfume museum, factories and shops. The biggest perfume factories in the area Fragonard, Galimard and Molinard offer free factory visits where they share all their secrets. Their perfumes are made from the flowers of Grasse.

At the old city center with its winding streets is where you find markets, shops and restaurants. It has conserved it historical legacy with its houses from the 17th and 18th Century, the Fountain of Louis XV, and the Cathedral Nôtre Dame du Puy built in the 11th Century.

Grasse is a little paradise that has inspired many as poets, painters and photographers and is classified as the town of art and history that overlooks the hinterland of Cannes.

It is a calm and pleasant area, in a very provençal style that attracts many foreigners yearly. A property for sale in Grasse can be a profitable rental investment in the South of France.

Grasse city center
View of Grasse

Stunning views of flower, lavender, and fruit fields surround Grasse.

There are many great golf courses nearby, including Golf de la Grande Bastide. You find ski resorts North of Grasse, such as Gréolières. Nice Airport is approximately one hour away.

For someone looking for a calmer place than the cities along the coast, there are several areas to choose from. Many Scandinavians and English clients looking for the perfect holiday home in the South of France often choose the surroundings of Grasse. You will find apartments, houses, villas for sale in Grasse, France.

Feel free to contact Wretman Estate to get in touch with an English-speaking real estate agent on the French Riviera, and we will help you find the property you are looking for at the right price!