Cannes is one of the world’s most prestigious cities.
Truly a haven of prosperity, security and quality of life, it has not usurped its legendary reputation as a city where life is wonderful. The splendid surroundings, the mosaic of authentic neighbourhoods, the luxurious setting, services of exceptional quality: everything contributes to making Cannes the ideal destination for those with an epicurean view of life.
With its exceptional sunshine, its luxury hotels, excellent restaurants, colourful casinos, historic city centre, sandy beaches and magnificent bay, Cannes has all the features and assets envied by seaside and tourist resorts all over the world. The city boasts 280 restaurants (one of which has been awarded Michelin ’stars’: Palme d’Or**), 3 casinos, 700 shops with all the great prestige brands and 10 discothèques.
Every street corner has something to add, starting the elegant shops along the way.
CANNES CROISETTE ( Designer - Deluxe )
CANNES RUE D’ANTIBES ( Shopping street )
BEACHES IN CANNES
Between the Estérel Massif and the Isles of Lérins, the beaches of Cannes offer seven kilometres of fine sand. Drenched in generous sunshine even in the off-season, they symbolize above all rest and relaxation and the gentle life. Between the public beaches of La Bocca, there is a succession of more urban private beaches on Boulevard Jean Hibert and on La Croisette.
CASINOS & CANNES BY NIGHT
At 7 pm, night comes alive! In the sumptuous bars, the evening begins on a terrace, in a chic relaxed atmosphere. In Cannes, there is no dearth of young, trendy or glamorous venues!
10 pm: choose your destination for the night. So everyone can find what they want, the musical programme varies: Nuits Musicales du Suquet (classical music), Jazz à Domergue, contemporary music concerts, in particular from those of Pantiero (electro-live), but also the nightclubs where between house, hip-hop and R’n’B, each DJ has a unique recipe to be as distinctive as possible...
Quite often, it gives way to the ’live music’ of groups on tour. And for those in search of excitement, blackjack, slot machines and roulette, from Pointe Croisette to the Festival Hall, Cannes offers an unequalled choice of venues dedicated to entertainment with the Palm Beach, Casino Croisette, Casino Les Princes.
PALAIS OF FESTIVALS
Digital technology, computing, new communication technologies: the largest conferences in the world are held in Cannes, such as the international film festival.
Feel free to have your picture on the stairs, covered of the famous red carpet, which will give you immediately the status of star!
It’s in the old town and its famous Suquet that we advise you to begin your visit to Cannes.
Things to see: the ramparts, musée de la Castre, square tower and the religious buildings.
An exceptional view point over the town, port, Croisette, Iles de Lérins and over a large part of the bay of Cannes. On foot from the old town, the soul of Cannes, the Forville market and its ring of food shops (butchers, delicatessens, fishmonger’s bakers, wine merchants, etc.) will allow you to discover one of the aspects of a town eternally famous for its shopping.
CINEMA & ENTERTAINMENT
OLYMPIA Cinema, Cinema THE STAR Theatre, Theatre CROISETTE
MUSEUM AND HISTORY
Discover the richness of Cannes’ culture and history with guided tours of Musée de la Castre and Musée de la Mer, Espace Miramar and la Malmaison and introduce yourself to the visual arts workshops !
- The Castre Museum in the old town Le Suquet (2 km)
- International Perfume Museum in Grasse (20 km): Fragonard, Molinard, GALIMARD
- Musee National Fernand Leger in Biot (16 km)
- Picasso Museum in Old Antibes (12 km)
- Renoir Museum in Cagnes sur Mer (23 km)
- Matisse Museum in Nice (30 km)
- Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in ST Jean Cap Ferrat (45 km)
LERINS & ST HONORAT ISLANDS
Just a few hundred yards from La Croisette, opposite the Bay of Cannes, stand the Lérins Islands. In an idyllic and protected natural setting, the Mediterranean's two beauty spots offer visitors a unique blend of flora and fauna, of rich history marked by the mystery of the Man in the Iron Mask and the serenity of Cistercian monks. There's so much to explore, so all aboard, the boat is waiting!
CANNES FOR CHILDREN
- FUN CITY : The first indoor theme park in the Riviera.
- MARINELAND : This huge aquatic park dedicated to the ocean world is located 12 km from Cannes.
- Oceanographic Museum in MONACO (52 km)
- Botanical Exotic Garden in MONACO (52 km)
- SAINT PAUL DE VENCE (30 km)
- EZE VILLAGE (53 km)
- GRASSE (15 km)
- Mougins old town (15 km)
- Vallauris (13 km) Pottery, art gallery, ceramics
- ANTIBES / JUAN LES PINS (12 km)
- NICE (30 km)
- MONACO (52 km)
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