© Ville de Grasse
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Fete du Jasmin, Grasse
Annual flower event that takes place in August in the town of Grasse
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Jasmine is one of the key raw materials for Grasse's famous perfume industry, and a festival to celebrate this fragrant flower is held in August.
This festival marks the beginning of the jasmine harvest in the South of France. Parades and fireworks, flower stalls and dancing all form part of this festival as does the 'battle of the Flowers' and the search for 'Miss Jasmine'.
Grasse town centre