Things to see and do - Cannes
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Cannes Travel guide
Cannes : Michelin's recommendations
With its world-famous Boulevard de la Croisette, Cannes is one of the most glamorous resorts on the French Riviera. The red cliffs of Esterel rise steeply to the west, while the Lérins islands are located offshore. Since 1834 a whole host of famous personalities have helped to establish the city’s reputation. In the past the aristocracy would spend the winter here; nowadays celebrities flock here during the film festival, which is one of the most important events in the cinema world.
Tourist attractions Cannes : Things to see and do
F - 06150 Cannes
The deep ravines and broken skyline of this low-lying mountain range extend down to the waterline, with tiny bays, narrow headlands and sandy beaches. Its fire-red colours form a stunning contrast with the indigo blue of the Mediterranean. One way to..
1 pl. de la Castre F - 06400 Cannes
A fabulous collection of musical instruments, rooms illustrating Middle Eastern, Oceanic and pre-Columbian American art... This museum preceded by one year the Museum of Man in Paris and is the fruit of distant expeditions undertaken by learned adven..
Place Castre F - 06400 Cannes
The terrace here provides a superb panoramic view over the old port, the Croisette and the Îles de Lérins, on one side, the Esterel massif, on the other.
12 rue Forville F - 06400 Cannes
Set in the historic district of the Suquet, just a 5-minute walk from the Old Port, this hotel offers a flower-filled terrace and classic rooms with free Wi-Fi, just 400 metres from the famous Croisette. Guests are invited to relax in the garden and..
2, Rue Brougham F - 06400 Cannes
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With a rooftop swimming pool offering a sea view, this 4-star hotel is located just 50 metres from the beaches of Cannes. You can sunbathe on the terrace or enjoy a drink at the bar. A minibar and an LCD TV feature in the guest rooms, which have a c..
1, rue des Orangers F - 6400 CANNES
Exceptional location: in the heart of the old town, close to the beaches, the Croisette and the Palais des Festivals. Sweet-smelling garden. Superb view over the bay of Cannes and the Esterel promontory. At the restaurant, which overlooks the old tow..
Leisure activities Cannes
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Cross the border into Italy and amble around a bustling market town. Nibble samples of provincial cuisine and observe artisans peddling their wares to locals bartering for bargains. Then visit Monaco's palace and cathedral before heading to Monte Car..
Lively throngs of rich, famous, and glamorous people line Monaco's buzzing boulevards once the sun goes down! The effervescent spirit of this chic city is yours to soak up. Enjoy a moment of serenity at the Prince's Palace before diving into the extr..
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Uncover scenic Provence with a tour that takes you to the heart of this alluring coastal region. Meander around the luxurious port of Antibes, soak up some glamour at Cannes, and treat your nose to some sensory seduction at a perfume factory in Grass..
9 r. St-Antoine F - 06400 Cannes
Exposed beams, knick-knacks, hearth and antique furniture... This cosy spot is the ideal setting in which to enjoy appealing, traditional, Provencal-style fare.
16 r. St-Antoine F - 06400 Cannes
This restaurant has a smart yet cosy atmosphere with subtle lighting, wood panelling, warm tones and attentive service. Enjoy seasonal Mediterranean cuisine that is carefully prepared and tasty.
80 r. Meynadier F - 06400 Cannes
The owner of this appealing bistro is a true food enthusiast who cheerily upholds his art. He prepares fine Provencal cuisine, along with some more everyday populist options. No telephone and payment in cash.
22 r. St-Antoine F - 06400 Cannes
Be aware that the entrance here is deliberately low-key, to avoid confusion with the tourist traps! The unpretentious, contemporary interior is the setting for fine Provencal cuisine.
1 bd Jean-Hibert F - 06400 Cannes
An elegant Zen setting - and the simply breathtaking 360° view over the bay of Cannes - is the backdrop for the contemporary cuisine here.
45 r. F. -Faure F - 06400 Cannes
This 1930s brasserie celebrates the very freshest seafood. Its agreeable terrace overlooks the flower market. Efficient service.