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Cannes

Cannes

The town of Cannes France



Places to visit in Cannes photos and guide

A shuttered window in Cannes


shutters a house in Cannes picture

Cannes is in the Cote d'Azur region of France about 15 miles from Nice.

If you drive to any of the towns on the French Riviera.

In the summer you will find them blocked with traffic.

The coast roads are narrow and twisty and get jammed with traffic in the summer.

When you get to Cannes you are better parking the car in one of the many car parks.

We found one near to the port and the old part of town.

If this is your first trip to the town it is worth visiting the tourist office.It is next to the train station. You will find it at 20, avenue Pierre-Semard 06400.You can get a town map plus updates on local events.

We usually take a trip on the road train which takes you round the places to see.

Cannes marina


cannes boat picture

The harbour area



The old town has narrow streets filled with cafes, restaurants and the usual gift shops.

Guide to the most popular restaurants and the cost of eating out in the town

If you keep walking up the hill you will come to The 12th-century Tour de Mt. Chevalier ramparts

Where you get a good view of the port and bay.

The short boat trip to the islands of Ste-Marguerite and St-Honorat is worth doing

You can see a map of the Cannes area here

A view down to the harbour

cannes harbour picture

cannes boat picture

There is a large market on every day at Forville and a flea market on Mondays.

If you are looking more upmarket then Cannes has lots of top of the range jewellery shops and haute-couture clothing shops.

Also art galleries and antique shops.

Cheese on a market stall


cannes market stall picture

We enjoyed just walking down the Croisette the promenade you can see in the photo.

Cannes has plenty of hotels from small B/Bs up to 5 star hotels you can see the most popular here.

Hotel Le Canberra Cannes

Hotel-Le-Canberra

The Hotel Le Canberra Cannes is located along the Cannes Bay, which is just steps from many of the area's most important and interesting districts and sites.

This location offers convenience and unique charm, a place from which guests can organize and launch excursions of all types and sizes easily.

The business traveler enjoys close proximity to the corporate strongholds here, as well as the important government and financial districts of Cannes and those cities surrounding it.

Those up for more leisurely discoveries are near to La Croisette, Saint Tropez, Saint Pierre, the harbor, Rue D'Antibes, Lerin's Islands, Palais des Festivals, tours to the vineyards, casinos, and world class golf.

Hotel Le Canberra information

Cannes Promenade


cannes promenade picture

Google street map follow the map down the Promenade

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