Narrow street in Bormes les Mimosas, Provence, France
Bormes-les-Mimosas lies beautifully in the countryside, built on a hillside as an amphitheatre
It is an extraordinary pretty and popular village with a profusion of flowers and exotic trees. Bormes-les-Mimosas is nominated as one of the most flower filled villages in Frange, village fleuri. All over, there are bougainvilleas, oleanders, hydrangeas, mimosa and eucalyptus. One can find 30 different varieties of mimosa in Bormes.
Bormes-les-Mimosas also has a beautiful old town with winding, narrow streets, stairways and pretty pastel-shaded houses from the 12th century and a 13th century chateau with a scenic panorama of the islands.
Bormes-les-Mimosas is one of the great pearls of the hinterland, a place that one must see.