Bormes les Mimosas got its name for its flowered environment. It is also the capital of Mimosas. The various flowers (1200 species, 90 of which are mimosas) that decorate the town made it one of the most beautiful villages of France and the most flowered town of France.
Bormes les Mimosas is also a small medieval village located along the Mediterranean coast, bordered by the sea and forest. The structure of the whole village, with its pink tiled houses, between which narrow streets decorated with pretty fountains and several varieties of flowers, gives it an incomparable charm. Camping Les Pêcheurs is located about sixty kilometres from the town of Bormes les Mimosas, you will be there in 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.
If you are passing through the Côte d'Azur and its surroundings, do not hesitate to take a detour and discover a completely different world, outside the usual setting of large cities. Although the village is surrounded by an atmosphere closer to nature than the modern world, the activities are quite numerous and diversified.
For fans of physical activity, there is a multitude of natural sports available for the whole family. These activities are also an opportunity to discover the landscape and the famous historical sites of the village. You have the choice between cycling, hiking on the long-distance hiking trails, or simply jogging on the hillside of the Massif des Maures, if you are looking for something more athletic.
For those who love water and water sports, the Favière-le Port district is the ideal place to practice your favourite activities. You will find a wide choice of water sports, including sailing, jet skiing, paddle, and wakeboarding. All the necessary services and equipment are already available on site to ensure that your holiday is a success. Of course, do not forget to enjoy the beautiful fine sandy beaches and the fresh, crystal clear water of Bormes les Mimosas during your stay.
When visiting Bormes les Mimosas, a visit to the monuments and heritage of the municipality is also essential for a full holiday. The village is rich, both in terms of biodiversity and history. So, if you want to learn more about the history of this medieval village, take a short tour of the Chapel of Saint-François de Paule with its Roman architecture, the Chapel of Notre Dame de Constance at an altitude of 324 metres, the Church of Saint Trophyme, which has existed since the 18th century, or the Château des Seigneurs de Fos, nestled at an altitude of 104 metres within the village itself. This castle was built around the 13th century and has been a historical treasure for the village since the 1930s.
There are also many street heritages in Bormes les Mimosas, including Les Cuberts, Place de l'Isclou d'Amour, Place du Lou Poulid Cantoun, La Venelle des Amoureux, Place Saint-François, and Place Gambetta.
Art lovers will be particularly delighted with their visit to this beautiful village. The Artists' House and the Museum of Arts and History will be open to them for a visit of the most beautiful collections of painting and sculpture in Benezit, Van Rysselberghe, Peske, Cross and other famous artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.