Abbaye Notre-Dame de Ganagobie Soap
With Skin-Caring Qualities: Fragrant Soaps Made of Pure Vegetable Oils.
In the soap works of the Abbaye Notre-Dame de Ganagobie, they boil these soaps from pure vegetable oils. Additions of lavender flowers, the essential oils of vervain or rosemary and lemon, respectively, give the soaps their fragrance.
The Abbey of Notre-Dame de Ganagobie.
In the course of history, France has had many beautiful geographical settings to offer for the founding of monasteries, but only a few with the grand views of Ganagobie. The late Romanesque monastery (famous for the church’s mosaics) lies on a high plateau between Sisteron and Manosque, overlooking the valley of the river Durance. The Durance is one of the rivers of France whose courses are still wild and meandering, revealing a glistening white bed of gravel when the water is low. Even if the way to the monastery is not unknown to tourists, the monastery grounds have enough space for privacy and quiet. The monastery was vacant for quite a long time until about 25 years ago the Benedictines of Hautecombe decided to exchange their no less beautiful home at the lakeside of Lake Geneva for the lofty heights in the south of France. They brought with them their familiarity with personal care products. In the "Alps of Upper Provence", they expanded their previously acquired knowledge.
Article Number 81276
This large cake of bath soap made of pure vegetable oil with whole lavender blossoms is a speciality. The invigorating fragrance unfolds intensely, and the addition of glycerine makes the soap very skin-friendly.
250 g bar
Made from pure vegetable oils, matches the Eau de Toilette Verveine from Ganagobie, with the fresh fragrance of lemon verbena.
150 g bar
Olive Oil and Lemon:
Fragrant vegetable oil soap enriched with poppy seeds, olive oil, and sunflower oil as well as an extract of rosemary.
250 g bar
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