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Tourism and activities
Discovery of Cannes
This city of the French Rivierapossesses many treasures that it will unveil during your strolling through the different districts. Start on theCroisette, at just 5 minutes walking distance: this mythical boulevard, flanked by a large pedestrian promenade, is famous for itsmany Palaces, its luxury boutiques, its bars and restaurants as well as its fine sand beaches, for your moments of farniente. The Croisette is also renowned throughout the world because it hosts the Cannes Festival,a leading event in the world of cinema, which takes place there every year.
Let yourself also be seduced by the Suquet district, the oldest of the city, located on a hill overlooking Cannes and the Croisette. Numerous monuments will enthral the amateurs of cultural sightseeing (the museum de la Castre or the square tower…).
The Old Harbour of Cannes, at the foot of the Suquet hill, will be the ideal place for a promenade across from the splendid îles de Lérins, or a romantic dinner in one of the typical bistros.
This archipelago composed of two preserved islands, Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat, lies across from the city of Cannes and boasts rich fauna and flora. Don’t miss these natural gems during your trip to Cannes. Culture aficionados will be fascinated by the museum of the sea, the fortress of the île Sainte-Marguerite or the abbey of Saint-Honorat…
These islands are accessible by a 15 minute boat trip departing from Cannes.
Sports and leisure activities
The city of Cannes and its environs propose a large choice of activities for sports lovers:
- water sports in the bay of Cannes (kite surfing, diving, sailing, kayaking…).
- Hiking to the Croix des Gardes or to the park of Valmasque.
- Bike trips along the coast.
- Golfing on one of the many courses around the city…