The glamourous city of France is famous for hosting many international festivals. This is a wonderful place to explore. Cannes has some of the famous international hotels, boutiques and fashion outlets. It is lined with sandy beaches and places to explore.
Musee De La Castre
Monks of Lerins lived in this medieval castle. This castle looks over Cannes and provides amazing panoramic views of the city. Museum has a collection of Asian instruments, medieval artifacts and unusual paintings.
Cannes Marche Forville is the most accomplished food market of Cannes. You can try a huge variety of foods from the local stalls. visit the market any day except Monday and try some superb French and international foods, fruits, vegetables and seafood.
Notre Dame d’ Esperance
This gothic church was built during 14th and 15th century at the top of the hill. Church provides wonderful views of the town. Notre Dame d’ Esperance is an active worship place. Music nights of Le Suquet is one-week festival in July that takes place outside the church. This festival is attended by a crowd of tourists from all around the world.
Cannes Yachting Festival
Cannes yachting festival is organized during every September. This is a huge event that show cases more than 600 motor yachts, catamarans, boats, sailing yachts, super yachts and tenders. This show happens between two ports of the city Port Pierre Canto and Vieux Port. Tourists from all around the world visit this festival especially who are planning to buy a new boat or yacht.
This is the most famous street of France with rows of palm trees, casinos and designer boutiques. You will see some of the amazing hotels at this place and many of them have sun loungers, designer stores and even their own private beaches.
The Island of Saint Honorat
Saint Honorat is the second largest island among the four Lerins islands. It is only one mile away from the shore of Cannes. This is an amazing place where monks used to live. There is a monastery from 410 A.D. You can explore the amazing island and enjoy a variety of activities.
This is the oldest area of Cannes and the most amazing place to stroll. Pastel colored buildings and cobbled streets gives a sense about the way Cannes was like during 18th and 19th century. You can find very interesting family-run restaurants and subterranean bars in this place.
Cannes Film Festival
Cannes film festival is the most iconic event of the city. This is the coolest, most glamorous and one of the most famous festivals in the world. Celebrities, artists and most expensive yachts owners attend this festival.
Centre d’ Art La Malmaison
This art gallery and museum was once a part of a 19th century grand hotel. Hotel was demolished in 1950s except the gaming hall. This was converted into an art gallery museum. This is a must visit place with a huge collection of modern and contemporary art.
Cannes is a very famous destination due to its film festival whereas it is a lot more than that. You can explore the city and islands around it or attend one the festivals.