Cannes Things to Do

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  • 1. Le Suquet

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 2. La Croisette

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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"...

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  • 3. Vieux-Port - Harbour

    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...

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  • 4. Palais des Festivals - Film Festival

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    -Founded in 1946 -Palme d'Or( Golden Palm) award created in 1955, is the highest prize awarded by the Festival's jury to the year's best competing film. -takes place every year in May Admission to...

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  • 5. Château de la Castre - Castle Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    Admission is 3.20 Euros Discounted rate is 2 Euros Admission free The first sunday of each month for students under 26 for all young people under 18 for disable persons Opening hours October to...

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  • 6. Iles de Lérins

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    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...

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  • 7. Beach

    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...

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  • 8. Notre Dame de l'Espérance

    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...

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  • 9. Hotel Carlton

    The Carlton InterContinental Cannes is a 343-room luxury hotel on 7 floors built in 1911, and listed by the Government of France as a National Historic Building since 1984. The Carlton has a large...

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  • 10. Notre Dame de Bon Voyage

    Notre Dame de Bon Voyage was built in 1865 on the site of an older church with the same name. The architect, Laurent Vianay, is also famous for designing many of the luxurious villas and residences of...

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  • 11. Markets - Marchés

    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...

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  • 12. Hotel Majestic

    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...

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  • 13. Gardens

    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...

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  • 14. Palais Miramar

    This was the former hotel Miramar build in 1929 with the typical architecture of that time and transformed in 1946 in a luxury apartments building. (There are Tiara Miramar hotels in Antibes and...

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  • 15. Film Festival

    May is a great time to visit Cannes if you enjoy the "glamor" and crowds that go with the Film Festival. Weather can sometimes be a bit "iffy" but the rain...

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  • 16. Famous hotels - Martinez.

    Among the famous hotels on La Croisette nobody ignores the Martinez.409 rooms and suites on 7 floors over 40.000 m2. Three restaurants among which a 2 stars at...

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  • 17. Little Tourist Train

    If you tired of too much walking then try to discover Cannes by Little Tourist Train. It is fast easy and maybe in your native language.Click on website link...

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  • 18. The Cannes Calendar - events all year around

    January - MIDEM - International market for musicFebruary - MILIA - GSM world congress - Festival of GamesMarch - MIPIM - international market for real...

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  • 19. Day Trips

    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)....

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  • 20. Hand Prints of Celebrities

    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...

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  • 21. Feux d'Artifices - July and August 2005

    The Festival d'Art Pyrotechnique is an international firework display competition held each year over six days in July and August, to see who can produce the...

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  • 22. La Malmaison

    The 19th century Malmaison is one of the few remaining mansions from the bygone era along la Croisette. It was originally a pavilion in the gardens of the 19th...

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  • 23. Eglise Orthodoxe Russe Saint Michel-Archange

    Once a winter destination, Cannes was frequented in the late 1800s by the Russian aristocracy escaping harsh winters in their homelands. As the influx and...

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  • 24. Notre Dame des Pins

    Built in 1894, Notre Dame des Pins is a Catholic chapel. When it was completed, it was a lone structure surrounded by pine trees, hence the name "des Pins"....

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  • 25. Marine Park 30 minutes from Cannes

    When we got off our cruise we passed a little tourist information hut at the pier and saw a flyer for the Marinepark. It is situated in Biot - four stops on the...

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