Tanneron ~ Route de Mimosa

This large commune is bordering to the Alpes Maritimes in the north & east, the A8 motorway in the south and Lac St Cassien to the west. 

Nestled in the heart of the Tanneron Massif  is the largest territory of mimosa cultivated as wild in France. Submerge yourself on a hike in a yellow forests of small fluffy fragrant balls.

The Chapel of Saint Cassien Des Bois with almost hidden remains of the The mill of Saint Cassien Des Bois and The square tower of Saint Cassien Des Bois is worth a moment to explore.

The chapel with history dating back to the 10th century, was once a gateway to the Lérins estates and source of income for the Abbey of Lérins. In addition, built on the Draguignan – Grasse median axis, the chapel was used for trade and pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela.

The routes up to the village and Col de Tanneron is a popular route for cyclists so be aware on the winding roads.


  • La Camiole river waterfall

    La Camiole River

  • Provençale tomatoes


  • A lot of wine!

    Château de Berne

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    Domaine Terres Destel

  • Île Saint-Honorat shoreline & monastery

    Îles de Lérins

  • Crystal clear waters

    Île de Porquerolles

  • Village of Callian


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    Domaines Ott*

  • Mimosa forest


  • Village of Callian


  • Cannes fireworks


  • St Tropez

    St Tropez

  • Glider


  • View from Mons


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    Château Sainte Roseline

  • Lac St Croix

    Lac de Sainte-Croix

  • Montauroux


  • Explore the vineyards

    Château Saint-Esprit

  • Village of Callian


  • Village of Callian


  • Explore the vineyards

    Château des Selves

  • Gorges du Verdon

    Gorges du Verdon

  • Port Hercules Monaco

    Monaco & Cap d’Ail

  • Port Grimaud

    Port Grimaud & Saint Maxime

  • Stunning coastline

    Le Dramont & Île d’Or

  • Plage de Pampelonne

    Plage de Pampelonne

  • Aerodrome


  • Explore the vineyards

    Domaine Grande Bastide

  • Valensole

    Lavender fields of Valensole

  • SUP on Lac St Cassien

    Lac St Cassien