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The Mimosa in Mandelieu-La Napoule

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Mandelieu-La Napoule: Long live the south in winter


The Mimosa road

The Mimosa road

This tourist road between Bormes-les-Mimosas and Grasse offers visitors a 130 km circuit without any limits, the their chosen pace. To be experienced from January to March, during the flowering of mimosa, and the explosion of colours and scents unique to this period.  
This route between VAR and the Alpes Maritimes will reveal all aspects of Mimosa country during a period when the Mediterranean sun brings this region an exceptionally warm climate.

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The history of the Mimosa on the Côte d'Azur

The history of the Mimosa on the Côte d'Azur

A short trip back in time… when the mimosa appeared on the Côte d'Azur in the 1880s. Imported from Australia and planted on the Croix des Gardes and in the Tanneron massif, the mimosa enabled Mandelieu-la Napoule to develop its economy and to create a new job: that of a mimosa grower...

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The Mimosa in the garden

The Mimosa in the garden

The mimosa reached us from Australia, it was able to acclimatise itself to our region and it is happy in our gardens. What are its characteristics? What conditions are favourable for it? A bit of botanics…

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The Mimosa Festival of Mandelieu La Napoule

The Mimosa Festival

The Mimosa Festival of Mandelieu-la Napoule is one of the three major winter events on the French Riviera. Every year it receives more than 60,000 visitors. Officially celebrated for the first time in 1931, this popular event has always been able to preserve its authentic character. More than 12 tonnes of mimosa are purchased from local producers in order to decorate the floats and to feed the flower fights ...

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