Guided Garden & Perfume Tours. Day Trips and other adventures. Let's make memories to treasure for the rest of your life.

Anja travels the world in search of beauty! Beauty in the form of people, places and roses.
Join her and the team on a bespoke tour of private gardens and parks, meeting those who have created these gardens.

 

 

 

 

2019 Fragrance Tour

Indulge your senses and transport your existence to the privileged world of rose scents! Book a bespoke tour to delve deep into the heart of flower agriculture and distillation methods for the best smelling roses. Meet world-renowned perfumers who will create your very own, bespoke perfume for you to treasure and enliven your senses for years to come.

The Secrets of Perfume and Rose Oil Revealed Grasse, South of France 

09 - 14 May 2019

Grasse, part of Provence, is known as the world capital of perfume making and was just elected Unesco world heritage.

Revel in the delicate scents of rose and jasmine, perfectly at home within this poetic setting, an alter to floral majesty and perfumery delights. 

While away blissful hours in impeccably preserved medieval architecture, a destination that has gained international acclaim through the works of painter Fragonard, who elegantly captured the historical beauty of this city.

You’ll be guided on a journey of sensorial wonder with guest lectures by specialist perfumers. You’ll uncover the secrets of the rose harvest and oil making process. You’ll learn how to smell, to distinguish your favorite scents and even make your own exquisite and personal perfume to relive the memories once you’re home.

What to expect? 

 

Stay at Chateaux Saint Martin, Vence, France

 

Evening talks with Anja Taschner, Claudia Valder & Marie Noelle Favard

Exploring the sensory world of roses with Anja

How to smell roses. Understand and improve human connection. Rose oil industry world wide and SA. Receive rose water. Enjoy Rose water inspired coktails.

 

Create own, bespoke perfume guided by Claudia Valder

Sensory exploration of the molecular raw material in the fragrance structure of the rose:  phenol lethal alcohol, citronel and base notes 

1 Perfume will be made for you. The recipe will be available or can be manufactured by request.

Perfume will be posted to you, after maturation process of 2 weeks.

Flower Healing by Marie Nöelle Favard

 Receiving the gift of flowers on an energetic level. Identifying your personal flower guide. The essence of colour. 

Places to be visited:

Meilland Rose Testfields 

Meilland oldest rose breeders in France. We will be led by Matthias Meilland.

Rose Festival

Dance and music performances, tastings of everything rose-flavoured, along with a market selling rose-themed gifts and food, and of course rose plants of every colour and variety imaginable, complete the festival. 

 

Rose fields of Rosa Centifolia & Rose de Mai.

Widely cultivated for its singular fragrance—clear and sweet, with light notes of honey

 

True factory of Societe Grassoise De Parfumerie 

accompanied by
Cyrille Carle

Visit Fragonard and other high end Perfumery houses 

Cost:

$9000.00 per person sharing

$10 000.00 per person single room

Incudes:

5***** Chateaux accommodation, Michelin Star Cuisine, all entry fees, 3 international lecturers, transfer from Nice Airport to Grasse and back, all transport during tour, all meals including beverages, perfume making kit, bespoke perfume. 

8 Participants only 

Excludes:

Return flights to Nice, Travel Insurance, Tips

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Tickled pink? Pop us an email for details. 
alchemy@anjataschner.com
We reserve the right to amend accommodation and final tour itinerary or cancel tour