Grasse, labelled 'world capital of perfume', is one of those enchanting small towns that lies just behind the French Riviera. Grasse is perhaps even more attractive than the Riviera itself for many tourists, with cheaper prices and a slower less hectic way of life. Set on a landscape of hills and gorges, car hire in Grasse is recommended if you fancy a trip to nearby Cannes around 18km away.
The town itself has a cathedral, two renowned perfume museums, and some of the most idyllic scenery in the area. Car hire in Grasse is available from the Place Martelly, but many tourists who are hiring a car in Grasse will find pickup points at their arrival airport - possibly Nice or Toulon.
Grasse has an abundance of sights and activities as well as a strong but laid back local community with plenty of bars, restaurants and shops. Grasse Cathedral is a large part of the city's heritage, and the Musee Fragronard along with the Musee International de la Parfumerie showcase the towns love of perfume.
If you're hiring a car in Grasse, the Gorges du Loup is around 14km away on the D2085/D3. The Gorge provides some of the most stunning scenery in the Côte d'Azur. Rent a car in Grasse and head to Cannes, a simple drive at around 18km south of the lovely hidden city in the French Riveria.
Hiring a car in Nice means you can easily make your way around the busy city centre, drive east to Monte Carlo which is well known for its Grand Casino, Maritime Museum and Botanical Garden. Who could forget the Grand Prix circuit at Monaco which is well worth a visit as you walk the streets that hold this circuit.
Opening hours:Mo-Sa 0900-1200 1400-1800, Su closed.
Address:Place Martelly, BP Station
With a wide range of travellers passing through our locations every day, we've got a wide range of vehicles on offer to suit your needs - from smart executive saloons to compact family hatchbacks. ***
***Specific cars may not be available when booking
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