Nice is a city with many scents and flavours where the sweetness of life is as much due to the beauty of the city as to its exceptional climate. The famous Saleya Course and its flower market will enchant you before admiring the famous Promenade des Anglais, along the curve of one of the most beautiful bays in the world: the Bay of Angels.
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Nice: the capital of the French Riviera
Grasse: the perfume capital of the world
Grasse has succeeded in making its industry a true art, combining luxury, refinement and quality of products created or processed. An art that can be seen when visiting a perfumery, creating its own perfume during a workshop, or strolling through the alleys of the historic centre. The city is also famous for its gardens and fields of jasmine flowers, roses and tuberoses, the three queen flowers in the art of perfumery.
Cannes: the capital of cinema
A southern city with a rich and varied heritage. Cannes is a sumptuous contemporary city for luxury and glamour. Although Cannes is now the capital of cinema with its world-renowned Festival, it is also the meeting place of dance, classical and contemporary music, and attracts many trade shows.
Nearby activities at Opio Valbonne Golf Resort
The location of Opio Valbonne Golf Resort is ideal for exploring cities like Cannes and Nice just a 30-minute drive away and local handicrafts between delicate scents and olive oil worked in a family mill.
The Opio Mill
It is in Opio that you can visit the largest oil mill in the Alpes-Maritimes. Take part in one of the free tours organized by a family member to discover the history of the mill and its 7 successive generations, the history of olive growing and olive trees.
You will then have the opportunity to better understand the difference between traditional mill and modern mill with innovative technique. Don’t leave the mill without going through the shop and bring you a bottle of olive oil in memory of your golf stay in Opio.
- 9 minutes by car
The region is known for its Fragonard Perfumery. By passing by Opio, take advantage of its proximity to the perfumer’s factory to visit the packaging workshops where you will witness the transformation of perfumed products into refined products ready to be marketed.
Then continue with a visit to the laboratory where the raw materials are checked and analysed to bring out the concentrates of future Fragonard fragrances. At the end of the visit, an olfactory test to test the capabilities of your nose will be offered. Will you be one of the perfumer’s next noses? For this go to the factory.
- 20 minutes by car
The Maeght Foundation welcomes you all year round with events and a programme of temporary exhibitions on modern and contemporary arts in all forms. The building itself is a work to be discovered. Information from the foundation.
- From 25 minutes by car