Bormes-les-Mimosas

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Bormes-les-Mimosas

In an enchanting, Bormes-les-Mimosas is a resort dedicated to relaxation and the pleasure of the senses. Eucalyptus trees, cypresses, oleanders and especially the mimosas exhale their scents in this old medieval village.

Bormes-les-Mimosas is home to protected sites where the most beautiful beaches of the French Riviera. We appreciate in Bormes-les-Mimosas its heritage of the 12th century, the picturesque of its old stones, the richness of its flora and the sweetness of life that prevails. The District of la Favière is nice, the Marina and the marina around the square of honour are to discover. Further spread the beaches of Cabasson, Estagnol, Pellegrin and la Favière.

More beautiful village "Fleuri de France"

Encouraged by a climate of great sweetness and a light of exception, plants and flowers grow in profusion. Bormes-les-Mimosas presents a floral heritage out of the ordinary. Bormes-les-Mimosas has since 1970 the label «4 flowers», it is the highest distinction for the towns and villages fleuris in France.

The circuit flowered Bormes-les-Mimosas is discover the exotic garden with 90 rare species of tropical and Mediterranean plants. The parc du Cigalou has beautiful eucalyptus and cedar trees.

See in Bormes-les-Mimosas

The Saint-François de Paule Chapel is Romanesque. It was erected in 1560 in honour of Saint-François de Paule, who delivered the village of plague in 1481. The contemporary stained glass windows of the painter Georges - Henri Pescadere illustrate the coming of Saint-François.

The Saint-Trophyme Church was built in the 18th century. Its architecture is inspired by Romanesque and its facade has a beautiful Sundial. Inside a Tin altar, a work of the architect Kappelin and altarpieces from the 17th and 18th centuries.

The castle of the Lords of Fos is the highest point of the village. Built between the 13th and 14th centuries, it is the testimony of the reign of the counts of Provence. It is not open for tours, but you can admire a magnificent embracing the Bay of le Lavandou, the iles du Levant and the port of la Favière.

The Museum of Arts and history

The Museum of Arts and history is located in a 17th century building, it amazes by its splendid stone ceilings. It presents sculptures and a collection of ex votos. You can also see works by the painter Bénézit which are similar to pointillism and neo-impressionism. The oil painting on canvas "La Toilette" from Theodore Van Rysselberghe (1915) is one of the major works of the Museum.
Museum of Arts and history - 103, rue Carnot 83230 Bormes-les-Mimosas - Tel. 33 (0) 4 94 71 56 60.

Valcros golf

Golf de Valcros lies 15 kilometres from Bormes-les-Mimosas. Nestled in a rugged Valley Moors, golf de Valcros spans 50 hectares with narrow fairways leading to more than 600 metres of altitude. The course is not too physical, but this enough difficulties to interest any type of player. The course requires technique and precision. The golf course was created in 1996 by architect Hawtree. It is an 18 hole, par 70 course, 5255 meters.
Valcros Golf - Domaine de Valcros, 83250 La-Londe-les-Maures - Tel. 33 (0) 4 94 66 81 02.

Useful information :

Address :
83230 Bormes-les-Mimosas

Good to know :
Office de tourisme Bormes-les-Mimosas 1, place Gambetta, 83230 Bormes-les-Mimosas Tel. 33 (0) 4 94 01 38 38

Free of charge.

Where to stay:

All accommodation

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