What was once a charming fishing village is now one of the leading places in Europe.
Home of the most famous film festival in the world, the city starts to receive the visitors around, every year in the month of May. During the festival you can see firsthand actors, celebrities and directors. The Festival takes place at the Palais des Festivals at the end of La Croisette, a boulevard that borders the beach and the Mediterranean Sea and across we find designer shops and luxury hotels. Watch the sunset from there is one of the city’s attractions. Other festivals take place there throughout the year, as Lion Festival which honors the famous advertisers with Gold Lions Trophies and the Midem which is one of the largest and most important music fair.
Despite the night owl city life have attractions such as casinos and famous and expensive restaurants, Cannes has alternatives that fit into every budget.
Le Suquet is the old town of Cannes and is practically on top of a hill. Tourists can enjoy the narrow streets of cobblestone and the architectural beauties with flowering homes across route.
The tour of the La Suquet can be done with the Petit Train Touristique. The train offers a guided tour with audio commentary on three different circuits. Choose yours and enjoy!
Musee de La Castre sits atop the hill of Le Suquet and after climbing the 109 steps, visitors can enjoy a fantastic 360 degree view of the coastal line of Cannes. In a series of small rooms gardens surrounded by gardens exhibited art collections of objects from Oceania, the Hymalayas , the Arctic and a rich collection of Mediterranean antiquities as well as pre-Columbian ceramics. Three rooms are designed to landscape paintings of the XIX century.
Rue d’ Antibes is a concentration of shops. Perfect place to go shopping without breaking the card limit.