The Mimosa


Mimosas illuminate our winter from January till March. February is the opportunity to discover Côte d'Azur under an unpublished aspect and allows unexpected escapades. It is the month of the corso and the carnivals:  Lemon Fest in Menton, Carnival of Nice and traditional  Mimosa Fest in Mandelieu-La Napoule

Bus Excursion From Mimosa to Perfume

This half-day visit will allow you to know everything about mimosa. You will cross the mimosa forest, the largest in Europe and you will meet a mimosist in his mimosa forcerie. An original experience will be proposed to you in perfumery, that of creating a eau de toilette with mimosa.

Creation of perfume workshop

Enter into the skin of a real perfumer with this workshop situated in the city of Grasse ! Indeed, after the interesting guided tour, you will take place around an impressive organ with flavors where, following the indications of a councillor, you will learn the basic rules...

Expedition of Bouquets of Mimosa

The mimosa is cut on Monday morning on the plantation. It is retailed at the mimosa forcerie, prepared in bouquets and immediately packaged to be sent by post, in colissimo to your friends or family. It is the guarantee to offer your loved ones fresh flowers: a little sunshine in the middle of...

Forcerie de mimosa

Originating in Australia, mimosa was introduced to Europe in the middle of the 19th century, thanks to scientist and botanist. It thrived on the Côte d'Azur due to the warm climate and the siliceous soil. Planted in 1880 in the Croix des Gardes on the properties of the great winter hosts, such...

Le Mimosa illumine les jardins en hiver

The Mimosa belongs to the genus Acacia and the sub-family of Mimosoideae.

The different species are used for very varied purposes: cut flowers, ornamental plant or rockeries, defensive hedges or as a wind break, sand and soil control, but also for perfumery. It is mainly grown in southern...

route du mimosa
Mimosa Route, 130 Km on the French Riviera

Today through 130 km,  the « Route du Mimosa » extends from Bormes-les-Mimosas to Grasse.