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Savonnerie Marseillaise de la Licorne

34 cours Julien, 13006 Marseille, France
+33 4 96 12 00 91
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A Journey to the History - Great place to visit

My wife and my mom decided to travel to Marseille and visit this beautiful factory. Very... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Martinus06
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Cannes, France
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Cool activity

There are multiple of these shops around the Vieux Port. But the one with the museum/workshop is on... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Annie M
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34 cours Julien, 13006 Marseille, France
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and my mom decided to travel to Marseille and visit this beautiful factory. Very authentic located in the center of the city. 2 min walking distance away from and underground safe car park. The factory offers x3 in the afternoon around 30 min...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

There are multiple of these shops around the Vieux Port. But the one with the museum/workshop is on the harbour. We had read that tours are at 11am. When we turned up there was no one else around so the lovely museum curator gave us...More

Thank Annie M
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The shop looks really nice and they have lots of soaps with amusing smells. It's a pity that the shop assistant was rude and helpless.

Thank Jaume V
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing place to visit it is still a working factory and has times when you can visit for free and you are shown the process it is mainly in French but the guide knows enough English to still tell you what's going on. You...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very cordial staff with good English-speaking ability. Great variety of very pure soaps. Rather a woman's pleasure as opposed to a man's, but gents may find the various machines and process interesting. You might want to taxi up to this place, but you can walk...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2017

OMG, the store smells so good. God a few soaps, lavender is my favorite. My luggage still smells like lavender! Wish I had purchased more.....

Thank pamos1234
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The smells in this store are just amazing! I couldn't decide which soaps I wanted so ended up buying one of each. Now I wish I got more. Everyday I get back home from work, the smell of rosemary, lavender, verveine is the first thing...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Very interesting guided visit. The kids thought it was interesting. At the on-site store, bought long bars of 72% olive oil traditional Marseille soap. Smells strongly of soap perfumes but was definitely worth going to. Cours Julien is a nice area too. They also have...More

Thank Leslie R
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

While strolling around the Old Port of Marseilles and passing the Savonnerie de la Licorne shop, you will be overwhelmed by the strong scent of their Provence perfumes that introducing you to the world of soaps in Marseilles. You will be engulfed by lavender, verveine,...More

Thank gabykouchacji
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Best place to buy the fragrant soap along quai du Port. We walked for a few hours and found only two stores that sold the soap and magnets. This one had more variety of soaps. Our Royal Caribbean shuttle stop was near this store. Purchase...More

Thank Harold H
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