Mimizan is a seaside resort on the Atlantic Ocean, in South Western France. Mimizan is a seaside resort on the Atlantic Ocean, in southwestern France.

Mimizan was part of the former royal province of Gascony. In the Middle-Ages, the city was a stop on a secondary pilgrimage route to Santiago Compostela. The size and beauty of the old church highlights the importance of the place at this time. The city turned into a seaside resort during the Belle Epoque thanks to the railroad connection (no longer exists) and to the growing trend of ocean bathing, beneficial to the health of those suffering from tuberculosis.

Mimizan is the twin city of Old Orchard Beach, Maine, United States.

Popular activities include surfing, fishing, cycling, and sun bathing.


9 °C

Clear, clear sky

Wind2.93 m/s
Cloudiness6 %
Temperature (min/max)5/10 °C
Pressure1014 hpa
Humidity85 %
Last update: 25 Apr 2024 @ 03:25

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