Bormes-les-Mimosas on the French Riviera

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© Gfmorin

© Gfmorin

Bormes-les-Mimosas (Occitan: Bòrmas dei Mimòsas) is a commune in the Var department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, southeastern France. Bormes-les-Mimosas is a city in bloom and won the 2003 Gold Medal awarded by the Entente Florale Europe. The Fort de Brégançon, located in the commune, is the official retreat for the President of the French Republic.

The historic village is situated on the hills. Medieval houses are overgrown with bougainvillea flowers. Significant buildings include the church and the town hall. Other parts of town include the seaside district of La Faviere with its marina.

Eglise St-Trophyme © Ladislaus Hoffner/cc-by-sa-4.0 Fort de Brégançon © Patrub01/cc-by-sa-3.0 © Gfmorin Rue de l'Horloge © Baptiste Rossi Grand Hotel © RudolfSimon/cc-by-sa-3.0 © Baptiste Rossi
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Eglise St-Trophyme © Ladislaus Hoffner/cc-by-sa-4.0
Among the points of interest are:

  • Place St-Francois
  • La chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Constance
  • Église St-Trophyme
  • La chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Constance
  • Château des Seigneurs de Foz
  • Musee “Arts et Histoire”
  • Arboretum de Gratteloup
  • Arboretum du Ruscas

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