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The Grasse Rose Festival

One event that showcases the world’s perfume capital-Grasse, is the Rose Festival or the Exposition de Roses (Exporose). This festival happens every year to celebrate beauty, fragrance, and tradition. This joyous festival is absolutely a must-visit especially for flower enthusiasts or perfume lovers who want to experience the Centifolia rose, the fragrant flower that is the symbol of Grasse.

The-Grasse-Rose-Festival-1The Exporose has been a beloved tradition, drawing tourists attention from across the world. This year the festival has a theme of “Danse la Vie !” This event will take place from May 9 – May 12, 2024. 

During the festival, you will be captivated by the intoxicating aroma of roses from over 8,500 bouquets. 25,000 cut roses enhance fountains and squares and a display of 13,000 rose bushes are available for purchase. Grasse highlights rose creators and producers. The festival is not just an exhibition of roses; it is packed with interactive activities that allow you to truly appreciate the beauty of Grasse. From guided tours of the rose fields, and perfume-creation workshops, to seminars on rose cultivation, the festival offers joyous experiences.

The Grasse Rose Festival also boasts the finest Provencal cuisine, with dishes incorporating roses.

I can say that this festival will give you an opportunity to experience the charm and hospitality of the people of Grasse and immerse you in the beauty of the fragrance of the Grasse Rose. Ticket details are as follows:

Full price: 5€
Reduced rate: 3€ (disabled, unemployed, retired)
Children (age <12): 3€
Students: 3€
Adult group ticket: 3€ (minimum 10 people)
Free for children under 6 

So why wait? Book the tickets now! Tickets can be purchased directly from the festival’s official website or contact 04 93 36 66 66

<span style="font-size: 16px !important" >Written by</span><br>C. Sage Givens

Written by
C. Sage Givens

C. Sage Givens is a seasoned traveler who has made the Cote d'Azur her second home. With a deep affection for French culture, cuisine, and the breathtaking beauty of the sea and limestone cliffs that grace Villefranche-sur-Mer, her true passion lies in sharing her love for Villa Hippocampo. This exquisite haven offers a level of tranquility she believes is unmatched anywhere else in the world.