Why choose Bormes-les-Mimosas?
Bormes-les-Mimosas is located between Toulon and Saint-Tropez, near Côte d'Azur. The first thing visitors notice about Bormes-les-Mimosas are the colourful roof tiles on classically designed Mediterranean houses, seconded only by flowers covering old fortification monuments. This wonderful Mediterranean town is full of beauties of nature, historic sites and cultural treasures. The name of the town - les-Mimosas- celebrates flora of all kinds, particularly mimosa flowers, which are to be found in abundance around Bormes.
What to do and see on your yacht charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas?
Bormes-les-Mimosas offers plenty in terms of relaxing and leisure activities, sightseeing or beauties of nature. In the old town, The Saint Trophyme church or the Museum of Art and History are recommended locations, worth checking out. There are at least 12 fountains in Bormes-les-Mimosas, built in small, charming squares, scattered all over the town. The beaches of Cabasson, Faviere, Pellegrin and Estagnol are excellent places to seek refreshment from the blazing sun. There are also the ruins of a 12th century castle, offering astounding views of the Mediterranean waters and Hyeres island, an excellent place to sail to and have a wonderful fish-picnic. Port-Cros, Le Levant and Porquerolles are also small islands in the vicinity who have on offer wild, untouched nature and beautiful beaches.
Sailing season - When to charter in Bormes-les-Mimosas?
Depending on what you want from you holiday in France, staying in Bormes-les-Mimosas is pleasurable in any time of the year. In Spring, the nature starts to bloom and blossom, creating picture-perfect backgrounds, like something from a postcard. The sea is warm enough for a quick dip and the masses of tourists have not yet descended on this quiet town. Summers are hot, but with refreshing breezes being an everyday occurrence. Between June and August, Bormes-les-Mimosas is visited by more people than in the rest of the year, making chartering vessels or acquiring accommodations more expensive and harder to do during this time. Autumn fares mostly like Spring, with more rain and humidity in October and November, than in March or May. The winters are good for skiing and sailing, if you are experienced enough to handle stronger winds and larger waves.