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Custom made perfume workshop

Florence, Italy

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Experience hosted by Fernanda

2 hours
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 10 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Live an unforgettable and fascinating sensorial experience. Focus on the creation of a unique and personal scent, blending together aromatic notes of several raw materials. The course consists of a theoretical and a practical part. Topics include history of perfumery, ingredients and their origin, production techniques, step-by-step creation of the EAU DE PARFUM, olfactory pyramid, alcohol dilution and bottling.
You will take home a 50 ml bottle of custom made Eau de Parfum, a 100 ml bottle of ambient fragrance, its formula, and reference material.
Test your olfactive artistry and create your very own eau de parfum or reed diffuser. I am a perfume expert and I will welcome you in a dedicated classroom into the laboratory store.
Live an unforgettable and fascinating sensorial experience. Focus on the creation of a unique and personal scent, blending together aromatic notes of several raw materials. The course consists of a theoretical and a practical part. Topics include history of perfumery, ingredients and their origin, production techniques, step-by-step creation of the EAU DE PARFUM, olfactory pyramid, alcohol dilution and bottling.
You will take home a 50 ml b…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    coffea Break
  • Equipment
    Attendance Certificate
From $86
/ person
Sat, Nov 28
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$86 per person
$86 per person
Mon, Nov 30
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$86 per person
$86 per person
Wed, Dec 2
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$86 per person
$86 per person

Meet your host, Fernanda

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 149 Reviews
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Hi I got a degree in pharmacy and I am keen on perfumery since I was a child. Now I am a Master Perfumer and I am so thrilled to introduce you in this wonderful art.
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Where you'll be

Antica Erboristeria e Spezieria San Simone, based in Florence since 1700. It is one of the oldest herbalist’s shop in Florence, proposing a large selection of natural perfums and organic cosmetics.

Rated 4.92 out of 5 from 149 reviews.

Gerardo
October 2020
Ok experience. I expected to learn more about the science of distillation. I thought the translator was overbearing and took away from the authenticity of the experience.
Michael
September 2020
My husband (Michael) booked this for us as a surprise, and it was such a wonderful experience and gift! Highly recommend to get to know a mix of Florence history and culture in a unique way. You will get to work with dozens of different scents, evaluate and mix your favorites in layers with the expert help of Fernanda. We are now waiting the 15 day waiting period to try our cologne and perfume out for the first time!
My husband (Michael) booked this for us as a surprise, and it was such a wonderful experience and gift! Highly recommend to get to know a mix of Florence history and culture in a u…
Inès
September 2020
This is a good experience for somebody who has no knowledge about perfume making and would like to learn, or who already knows what kind of perfume they want to create. The historical introduction was interessant, and so was the workshop part of the experience
This is a good experience for somebody who has no knowledge about perfume making and would like to learn, or who already knows what kind of perfume they want to create. The histori…
Kate
September 2020
This experience was really unique. You get to know about the history of perfume and make your own perfume according to your personal taste. Fernanda and Debora were really friendly and professional. I would definitely recommend it to my friends and anyone who is eager to try.
This experience was really unique. You get to know about the history of perfume and make your own perfume according to your personal taste. Fernanda and Debora were really friendly…
Iris
July 2020
One of my long time dreams came true! A beautiful and touching experience: you get to turn your memories into a scent. The guidance is very personal, encouraging and professional. I loved it!
Taylor
March 2020
Fernanda and Deborah were excellent hosts! You get to learn the history of perfumes, the history of perfume in Florence, and the history of their personal shop. Then they’ll teach you how to make your own personal perfume (or cologne) that you can take home! They were very professional and knowledgeable and we had a great time! Would highly recommend for anyone, but especially those who love perfume/cologne.
Fernanda and Deborah were excellent hosts! You get to learn the history of perfumes, the history of perfume in Florence, and the history of their personal shop. Then they’ll teach…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.