Bormes-les-Mimosas tourism and travel guide

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Bormes-les-Mimosas is situated in the Var department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Bormes-les-Mimosas. For detailed visitor information see the Bormes-les-Mimosas travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Bormes-les-Mimosas include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Bormes-les-Mimosas in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cavalaire-sur-Mer at 15 km and Hyeres at 17 km.

Bormes-les-Mimosas, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Le Lavandou

Le Lavandou

Seaside resort at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

Le Lavandou is a quiet resort on the Cote d'Azur with several...

See Le Lavandou guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction east)

The focus at family-friendly Cavalaire-sur-Mer is firmly on the beach and related...

See Cavalaire-sur-Mer guide


at 17 km (direction west)

Hyères has an extended historic centre with parks and a castle as...

See Hyeres guide
La Croix-Valmer

La Croix-Valmer

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

It is the wide choice of beaches that attracts most visitors to...

See La Croix-Valmer guide
Iles d'Hyeres

Iles d'Hyeres

Island at 20 km (direction south-west)

The Iles de Hyeres, off the Riviera coast, are perhaps the most...

See Iles d'Hyeres guide


at 20 km (direction north-east)

The scenic village of Grimaud is made even more charming by the...

See Grimaud guide
Presqu'ile de Giens

Presqu'ile de Giens

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

The Presqu'ile de Giens is a peninsula with beaches, a nature reserve,...

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Most Beautiful Village at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Gassin, listed as a 'most beautiful village in France' is high on...

See Gassin guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

A small village just a short distance inland from Saint-Tropez, Ramatuelle can...

See Ramatuelle guide
Port Grimaud

Port Grimaud

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

The port at Port Grimaud, and the colourful houses along the waterfront,...

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Seaside resort at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

As well as its very famous harbour, town centre and beach Saint-Tropez...

See Saint-Tropez guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

Sainte-Maxime has a small town to explore, but it is as a...

See Sainte-Maxime guide


at 33 km (direction west)

A town with its focus firmly to the sea, Toulon is the...

See Toulon guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

Les Arcs, with its historical Parage quarter, is a very lovely historical...

See Les-Arcs-sur-Argens guide

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Markets in and near Bormes-les-Mimosas

Market days in Bormes-les-Mimosas: weekly market: Wednesday & Saturday;

  • Bormes-les-Mimosas: market Wednesday & Saturday (0km)
  • Le Lavandou: market Thursday (3km)
  • La Londe-les-Maures: market Sunday (9km)
  • Cavalaire-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Hyeres: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Pierrefeu-du-Var: market Tuesday (18km)
  • La Croix-Valmer: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cogolin: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Gonfaron: market Thursday (20km)
  • La Crau: market Wednesday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Bormes-les-Mimosas, France

What to do at Bormes-les-Mimosas? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bormes-les-Mimosas.

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Thoronet Abbey (35km)
  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye du Thoronet (Le Thoronet) (34km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (45km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin d’oiseaux tropicaux (9km)
  • Domaine du Rayol (11km)
  • Jardin du castel Sainte Claire (17km)
  • Parc Saint Bernard (17km)
  • Parc Olbius Riquier (17km)
  • Le Plantier de Costebelle (19km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (22km)
  • Jardin de Baudouvin (29km)
  • Domaine d'Orvès (29km)
  • Jardin d’Elie Alexis (37km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Massif des Maures (15km)
  • Mont Faron (32km)
  • Cap Sicié (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zoo du Mont Faron (33km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (48km)

Geography and distances

Bormes-les-Mimosas is in the south-east of France at 34 kilometres from Toulon, the department capital (general information: Bormes-les-Mimosas is 705 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bormes-les-Mimosas

Canton: Collobrières

Arrondissement: Toulon

Department: Var

Region: Provence

Postcode: 83230

Distance to Bormes-les-Mimosas

from Toulon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 705 km

from Calais: 931 km

from Nice: 97 km

from Bordeaux: 584 km

from Strasbourg: 614 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into the airports at Nice or Toulon. To drive from the channel ports allow about 11 hours driving time. For driving distances to Bormes-les-Mimosas from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Lavandou.

This page in French: Visiter Bormes-les-Mimosas