The Savonnerie Marius Fabre offers tours of the factory

Handicraft - Dates and program to be confirmed

Traditional SOAP: SOAP from Marseille to the cauldron since 1900, third family generation. Specialty: SOAP in the olive oil and SOAP, no colouring or preservatives. Factory shop.Since 1900, this family SOAP perpetuates the high and prestigious tradition of a product internationally known: Marseille SOAP...Groups by appointment.Present a quarter of an hour before.Opening hours shops: from 1 April to 30 September: from Monday to Saturday from 9 h 30 to 12 h 30 and from 14 h to 19 h and 1 October to 31 March from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 14 h to 18 h

Information provided by OT Salon de Provence

  • Organiser

    Marius Fabre SOAP
    148 avenue Paul Bourret
    13651 Salon de Provence

  • Adresse de départ

    Savonnerie Marius Fabre 148 avenue Paul Bourret 13651 Salon de Provence

  • Transport means

    On foot

  • Duration

    Under 1 hour

  • Level

    All Levels

  • Guide

    Receptionist

  • Tour language

    English, French

  • Phone

    • 0490532477
  • Fax

    0490534154

  • Website

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