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
This low-lying, ravined mountain range extends to the sea with promontories, deep creeks, headlands and beaches. Its fire-red colours form a striking contrast with the indigo blue of the Mediterranean. The Corniche d'Or coastal road running between C..
1 pl. de la Castre F - 06400 Cannes
A fabulous collection of musical instruments and rooms displaying art from the Near East, Oceania and pre-Columbian America. This museum was founded a year before the Musée de l'Homme (museum of mankind) in Paris after distant expeditions undertaken ..
Île St-Honorat F - 06400 Cannes
This island is a private estate owned by the monastery and is partly covered by a beautiful pine, eucalyptus and cypress forest. The old monastery, which is lapped by the water on three sides, was built in 1073. The current monastery and church date ..
12 rue Forville F - 06400 Cannes
Prix Prices from : 55 €
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..
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..
2, Rue Brougham F - 06400 Cannes
Prix Prices from : 155 €
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..
Leisure activities Cannes
Get a taste of Italy and its wonderful open-air markets on an Italian Riviera shopping spree from Cannes. With your minivan transport taken care of, you can sit back and relax as you take a scenic drive along the charming Italian Riviera. You’ll have..
Prices from : 128 €
Spend a glamorous evening in Monaco, where elegant architecture, amazing cars and beautiful people collide on the Mediterranean coast. On a small-group evening dinner excursion from Cannes, you’ll drive along the seaside corniche, tour the Grand Prix..
Spend a day on the beautiful French Riviera with a small-group day trip from Cannes to Monaco and Eze. See the changing of the guard at the palace in Monte Carlo, do a lap of Monaco's famous Formula One Grand Prix and take a perfumery tour in Eze. Wi..
9 r. St-Antoine F - 06400 Cannes
An old building dating from the late 17C, with exposed beams, knick-knacks, a fireplace and antique furniture. The atmosphere is cosy, soothing, and exudes an indefinable, almost romantic charm. The ideal place to tuck into good traditional dishes in..
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.
73 bd de la Croisette F - 06400 Cannes
In the sumptuous Art Deco setting of the Hotel Martinez, diners look down on La Croisette from a gastronomic peak. The chef creates spectacular cuisine that is sunny and creative, justly deserving of a Palme d'Or!
45 bd de la Croisette F - 06400 Cannes
The highly experienced chef at this restaurant prepares fresh dishes that are full of flavour, taking evident pride in using the best quality ingredients. Minimalist decor and terrace overlooking the park.
10 r. St-Antoine F - 06400 Cannes
This restaurant founded by Alexander Bouttau in 1860 is on the road that climbs up to Le Suquet. Take your seat at a table in one of the small, classic-style dining areas, then tuck into these traditional dishes, which are well made and flavoursome. ..
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.
1 r. Notre-Dame F - Cannes
This young chef, who has successfully completed stints in some top establishments, is a world champion pastry chef. From starter to dessert, the duo hits the bulls-eye. Quality ingredients, masterful execution, distinct flavours. On the fifth floor o..