Unusual perfumes, heady fragrances, exotic music and fascinating landscapes: there are treats for all the senses on holiday. Whether you prefer the Cote d'Azur, Spain, Greece or Thailand, view your trip as a chance to experience new sensations.
The south of France conjures up notions of singing cicadas and the gentle lapping of the Mediterranean, but it's also full of heady fragrances. During your stay on the French Riviera, visit the town of Grasse, the perfume capital of the world. From Bouchara to Galimard, the finest perfume houses are open to visitors, ready to share their knowledge and expertise. Surrounded by exquisite fragrances, make your way back to your comfortable and elegant room at the Novotel Suites in Cannes.
Stay on the Mediterranean coast and head to the region of Valencia in Spain where you can discover the famous orange tree route. After a great night's sleep at the ibis Valencia Alfafar hotel, explore Benicasim, Peñiscola Castle and the old town of Valencia. The following day, head to Burriana to visit the Orange Museum. Finish the trip in style with a walk around the fields of citrus trees, breathing in their sweet, tangy fragrance.
The sounds of cooking, vendors selling street food and exotic Thai music—it's never-ending in the Bophut market on the island of Koh Samui! In the heart of one of the most beautiful Thai islands, enjoy a truly unique atmosphere in which tourists and locals come together in an incredible hubbub. Later, get away from it all at the ibis Samui Bophut hotel. Relaxing by the pool, all you'll hear is birdsong.
What could be more mythical than the Parthenon in Athens? Atop this hill dominated by its spellbinding antiquity, your eyes survey the Greek capital. Your Novotel Athens hotel offers the ideal base to explore the city and its extended region, the Peloponnese, where tourist attractions are legion. Today you opt for a short trip to Cape Sounion. Located 70 km from Athens, it presents a dazzling setting: limestone cliffs overlooking a turquoise sea and the famous temple of Poseidon looming over it all. And floating all around you . . . the enchanting perfume of olive trees.