On the Mimosa Route
Let's go to the Tanneron massif, the cradle of the mimosa since it is the largest forest in Europe of this yellow gold! This is where the Mimosa Route begins, which crosses entire hectares of plantations, whether wild or cultivated. This road will offer you a magnificent route in the heart of the mimosa. See for yourself:
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.
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.
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.
Taste mimosa in Didier Carrié's chocolate factory
To complete your experience in the land of the mimosa, go to the Palet d'Or in Saint-Raphaël to taste the famous Mimosas d'Agay candies. In this pretty chocolate factory, these little yellow balls with a sweet flowery scent are placed in the middle of truffles and other palines. An unmissable stop for all gourmands! i
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".
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
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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