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The most beautiful mimosa spots of the destination

From January to March, the mimosa is in full bloom ! This is the occasion to go for a walk to marvel at the yellow mimosa !

 

On the road to Tanneron, County Road 38

This commune of the Pays de Fayence is part of the Route du Mimosa. It is the stage which includes the most mimosa, with whole hectares of wild or cultivated land. From the Lake of Saint-Cassien, the road leading to Tanneron will offer you a magnificent itinerary in the heart of the mimosa. Admire for yourself :

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blog - mimosa tanneron

blog - mimosa tanneron

The hills of Tanneron

Once you arrive in the village, take time to admire the panorama at the entrance of the village. Depending on the period, don’t miss the Mimosa Festival, the unmissable event in the village during the mimosa period.

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Once in the village, follow the signs for the panorama and the Notre-Dame de Peygros chapel (not open to visitors). Once at the top, you can admire the view of the yellowed hills surrounding Tanneron.

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You wish to be accompanied in your discovery of Tanneron and its surroundings ? Book your outing with a naturalist guide! The mimosa will have no more secrets for you at the end of this walk with a naturalist guide.

Mimosa guided walk

Bernard Vial’s mimosa forgery

Once your visit of the village is over, head towards Mandelieu and stop at Bernard Vial’s mimosa forcing factory. This family farm, open from December to March for the visit of the forcery, will allow you to discover this plant : explanation, cultivation and even tasting.

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The Péguières lakes, on the Castelli trail

From Saint-Raphaël, take the direction of the Valescure district. Follow the Louve forest road, take the Castelli track, and park in the car park. Follow the track on foot until you reach the lakes that dot it. This area is very suitable for the Mimosa, as you can also discover in the very complete article of 3m_travel “Stroll in the mimosas of the estérel”.

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The valley of the Gaillarde aux Issambres

Take the track La Gaillarde aux Issambres which will take you to the heights of the hills, gorged with mimosa ! You will be able to take advantage of it to admire the vestiges of dolmens and the ruin of the Four Winds.

Itinerary of the hike

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All mimosa special outings

From January to March, many activity providers offer activities specially created to help you discover the mimosa. Whether it’s accompanied hiking, an outing on an electric mountain bike or a mini-bus, you’re bound to find the outing you need to discover the mimosa and its special features !

All mimosa activities

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