Yes there are public free beaches in Cannes even at the Croisette and they are as clean as the private beaches. As what concerns the crowd it all depends from the season and also of the time of the... more
One of the nicest places to visit in Cannes where you can see the locals in shops, stores, and sitting at outdoor cafes is in the old town on the hill, Le Suquet. Taking the winding streets up the... more
At the end of La Croisette one finds nice gardens with palm trees. One is called "Jardin d'Arménie" (photo 1) the other the "Roseraie" of the Square de Verdun. There is a beach called "Bijou Plage"... more
Perhaps the most prominent film festival in the world, the inaugural Cannes Film Festival opened on the French Riviera on 20 September 1946. This festival was a direct response to the Venice Film... more
At the top of the Suquet hill the Church of Notre-Dame de l'Espérance (16-17th c.) looks more like a fortress as a church in late gothic style. The bell tower (16th c.) was part of the ancient hedging... more
I was really lucky to be in Cannes at the end of Sept 2008 for the 30th Anniversary of Cannes' Régates Royales, Panerai Trophee, and to be able to see marvellous racing vessels built between the... more
Admission is 3.20 Euros
Discounted rate is 2 Euros
The first sunday of each month
for students under 26
for all young people under 18
for disable persons
October to... more
Cannes is situated exactly at the mid-point of the Côte d'Azur: it takes as long to reach Saint-Tropez as it does San Remo in Italy (roughly 1.5 hours each). Cannes also benefits from its proximity to... more
Between Ste-Marguerite and St-Honorat island is a sound with turquoise blue waters which is a favorite anchoring point for small yachts and boats during the summer.
On the big catamaran on the right... more
Right beside the Palais Des Festivals, you will find various hand prints of celebraties on the floor. Pretty cool knowing " who is who" was there before. The picture shown here is the hand print of... more
This is another emblematic hotel on the Croisette nearly in front of the Palais des Festivals.
The hotel has 265 rooms and 84 suites. It belongs to the Lucien Barrière group.
Spectacular façade at... more
This covered market is a few streets behind the Hôtel de Ville / Townhall of Cannes at the eastern edge of the Suquet. The building dates from 1929 in a "neo-regionalist" style by architect Henri... more
A small 'square' on the Le Suquet hill, just below the tower and ramparts, and places to site amidst large oleander bushes and beneath lovely shade trees.
At the west end of "La Croisette", between... more
One can go to Cannes to see pretty movie stars and starlets or to see a beautiful coast under a mild climate. I went there to see the classic and tradition sailing yachts participating to the "Royal...
Once a little hilltop fishing village, Cannes has evolved over the years into a high profile destination sought by the glamorous worlds of cinema and the riches. It is now most known worldwide for the...
welcome to my Cannes page.I went to Cannes on my 10 day tour of France.Cannes was beautiful,classy,tasteful.It was spotlessy clean and very trendy and felt very safe.The weather in Oct was 26c...