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Cannes: Attractions and Things to do

Things to Do and Places to visit in Cannes. Useful information and best attractions

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1 Palais des Festivals
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Rank: 1 About 30

Having constructed in the year 1982, this large block can be referred to as one amongst the hottest places in Cannes where activities such as international conferences and festivals get held all the year round. The ‘sand-colored’,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 Royal Casino
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Rank: 2 About 30

The Royal Casino is one of the most fashionable places in Cannes to spend an evening trying your luck. It is perfectly located in the Bay of Cannes to enjoy a picturesque landscape that will leave you with unforgettable memories of the city at...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 605 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, MANDELIEU LA NAPOULE CEDEX
Type: Nightlife


3 Palm Beach
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Rank: 3 About 30

Cannes, a French cultural and geographical crossroads, is a city famous for its amazing beaches. The sea, in addition to being its most important natural resource, is also a favorite European tourist destination for those who spare no expense....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Beaches


4 Iles de Lerins
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Rank: 4 About 30

This island group is situated between Golfe Juan and Golfe de la Napoule. The 2 main islands are St-Honorat and Ste-Marguerite. Ferry goes on to ply several times (in a day) between these islands and Cannes. During the 5th and 6th centuries, the...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Type: Sightseeing


5 Beach Croisette
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Rank: 5 About 30

The Plage de la Croisette is among the most famous and beautiful beaches of Cannes. It extends between the Vieux Port, the old port, and Port Pierre Canto and consists of two parts: one part is a free beach and the other part is private, reserved...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Type: Beaches


6 La Croisette
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Rank: 6 About 30

This world-renowned street of La Croisette happens to run along Cannes’s shoreline and is a center of ‘chic shopping opportunities’. One just needs to mention the item he/she requires and it would be made available...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Type: Other attractions


7 Casino Croisette
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Rank: 7 About 30

Despite its relatively small size, Cannes is one of the most glamorous spots on the Riviera and has a sparkling nightlife to rival any major city! The streets buzz at night and, as elsewhere in the Cote d'Azur, the...

Reviewed by: Deveka
Address: 1 Jetée Albert Édouard, Cannes
Type: Other attractions


8 Le Suquet
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Rank: 9 About 30

Le Suquet is one of the most picturesque areas of Cannes. It’s very close to the Old Port and it offers visitors a magical maze of old fashioned alleys. It’s situated on a green hill, from which you can admire the bay of Cannes. Le...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Cannes
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


9 Museums, day trips, Antibes
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Rank: 11 About 30

Located between the cities of Nice and Cannes, Antibes is an ancient Greek settlement (Antipolis). Antibes overlooks the sea and its main monument is the Grimaldi Castle built on ramparts that rest on the sea. Picasso lived and worked here...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Sightseeing


10 Forville Market
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Rank: 12 About 30

One is bound to find local produce of high quality at such a fascinating local market. Tourists, locals, and even certain best-known cooks of Cannes visit this place every now and then. It features numerous other shops, like bakeries and butchers....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Marché Forville, Cannes
Type: Stores and shopping malls


11 Port
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Rank: 14 About 30

The Vieux Port is the historic port of Cannes. You must have a walk around the piers of the old port if you want to experience the true atmosphere of the city.   The port maintains a traditional flavor of the past, the beauty of...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


12 Rue d'Antibes
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Rank: 15 About 30

Along with the Croisette, Rue d'Antibes has also become famous thanks to the Cannes Film Festival. Much appreciated by the international jet set as well as by curious tourists, this road is a succession of bars, boutiques, restaurants,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rue Antibes, Cannes
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


13 Musee de la Castre
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Rank: 16 About 30

The Musee de la Castre strives to promote art. Its collection reflects the interest of 19th century archaeologists, art lovers, ethnographers and antiques collectors too. One can also get to see an impressive collection of the...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Rue de la Castre
Type: Museums


14 Plage du Martinez
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Rank: 17 About 30

Private beach of Martinez Hotel, i.e. Plage du Martinez is, in actual sense, a paradise. It’s the biggest one on ‘La Croisette’. One can avail of any of the sports activities offered on this beach. They include parasailing,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 73 Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes?
Type: Nature and sport


15 Palm Beach Casino
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Rank: 18 About 30

The Cannes Palm Beach Casino (www.casinolepalmbeach.com) rises in the heart of the famous Croisette. Every day, from 12:00 to 5:00 am it attracts curious observers and passionate players in search of success. Admission is free, but you must be over...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Pointe Croisette, Place Franklin Roosevelt, Cannes
Type: Nightlife


16 Van Cleef and Arpels
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Rank: 19 About 30

At the luxurious Hotel Majestic in Cannes you’ll find the historic French jeweler’s, Van Cleef Arpels. The jeweler’s was opened in 1921 and it’s a veritable temple of luxury that has spanned the history of the...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 10 Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes
Type: Stores and shopping malls


17 Tips
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Rank: 20 About 30

In Cannes, and in all the French Riviera, there is a large variety of bars, restaurants and entertainment for both young people and families with children. Along the whole coast they have amusement parks and the latest equipment for water sports....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Nightlife


18 Plage du Midi
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Rank: 21 About 30

In bustling Cannes, not all the private beaches are at the center of the legendary Croisette, which is without a doubt very beautiful, but a little overpriced and busy for some. Those who prefer a more tranquil atmosphere can make the easy...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Plage du Midi, Cannes
Type: Beaches


19 Sea Side
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Rank: 22 About 30

Cannes is famous for its sea, but also for its crowded coastline. It boasts dozens of beaches of varying prices, and you can be sure that they’ll always be crowded with tourists from all over the world.   One of the most...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Type: Beaches


20 Morrisons Lounge
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Rank: 23 About 30

At the Morrisons Lounge, one can get to see the performance of the comedy talent shows which are hilarious. This place has a beautiful environment with drinks and cuisine too.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 8 Rue Teisseire, Cannes
Type: Nightlife


21 Church of Notre-Dame de l'Espérance
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Rank: 24 About 30

The Church of Notre-Dame d'Espérance is located in Cannes, on the hill in the district of Le Suquet. The edifice was not completed until late seventeenth century, but despite this, it maintains the Provençal Gothic style. The most...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 1 Rue de la Castre, Cannes
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


22 Disco Le Sept
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Rank: 25 About 30

Disco Le Sept is a gay bar and has a great music played by DJ. There is also a dance floor provided at this night club.

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 7 Rue Rouguière, Cannes
Type: Nightlife


23 Marineland
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Rank: 26 About 30

Marineland is a water park in Antibes which was opened in 1970. It’s especially famous for marine mammals: killer whales, dolphins and sea lions attract visitors with shows for young and old. There are also penguins, polar bears and a shark...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 306 Avenue Mozart, Antibes
Type: Surroundings


24 Musée Picasso
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Rank: 27 About 30

The Picasso Museum in Antibes was established in 1966, and it was the first museum ever dedicated entirely to the work of the Spanish artist. The collection is housed in the Château des Grimaldi, where the artist’s studio was. He had...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Place Mariejol, Antibes
Type: Museums


25 Parc des Résidences Champfleuri
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Rank: 28 About 30

The Champfleuri Villa is a magnificent nineteenth century residence, known for its three acres of wonderful gardens. In addition to numerous plant species, the gardens are organized by country of origin: Italian, Provençal, Moorish, Dutch...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 44 Avenue du Roi Albert 1er, Cannes
Type: Parks and gardens

Attractions close to Cannes


Zoo - 11.8 mi
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Near Nice, right at the end of the peninsula of Cap-Ferrat, there is the Zoo Parc de St. Jean CapFerrat, a big botanic park that holds about 300 species of animals, of which some are different from the classic animals you usually find at the zoo....

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff Distance: 19
City: Nice

Type: Parks and gardens + Share


Saint Paul de Vence - 12.5 mi
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Saint Paul de Vence in the French Department of maritime Alps in Provence is easily reachable by car. I suggest to take the Nice - Cagne sur Mare street and then continue on the D336 direction Vence. Once there, everything is well organized: it is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address:
Distance: 20.1
City: Nice

Type: Sightseeing + Share


Castle Hill - 12.5 mi
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Castle Hill is also called as Colline du Chateau. It is a beautiful recreational park situated in Old Town in France. This park is home to numerous waterfalls, many activities and ruins. It also provides a revitalizing...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address:
Distance: 20.1
City: Nice

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Parc Phoenix - 13.4 mi
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Phoenix Park is located at the very entrance of the city of Nice. The park is about 7 hectares big and holds the largest greenhouse in the world. The greenhouse is about 7000 square meters big and 25 meters high and preserves over 2500 different...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 405 Promenade des Anglais, Nice
Distance: 21.5
City: Nice

Type: Parks and gardens + Share

Neighbouring places: Cannes


Antibes - 5.9 mi

Founded in the 6th century BC is the town of Antibes. This little jewel of a town is situated in the French Riviera, on the...

Distance: 9.5
City: Antibes

Frejus - 16 mi

Frejus is a French commune situated in Var region of Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. This coastal town to south of France is home to a medieval period city and presently is popular as a seaside resort. This...

Distance: 25.7
City: Frejus

Nice - 16.6 mi

The French Riviera is, no doubt, one of the most attractive and notorious coasts all over Europe and the nice Nice its own jet set! Though summer is a nice period to enjoy a sojourn, it is better not to go to Nice in July or August to...

Distance: 26.7
City: Nice

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