Top attractions in Cannes
Cannes is best known for its annual May film festival, but there are plenty more attractions that make it a favorite Côte d'Azur paradise for the elite. Get a taste of the high life at some of these places.
Pose for a photo on the steps of the venue of Cannes' international film festival.
This hilltop church is thought to date from the 14th century. Keep an eye out for the fresco depicting the baptism of Jesus Christ.
This charming museum, where entry is free, showcases Provençal art and history.
For a true sense of glam, join a tour of this luxury cruise ship. Not only do you get to walk around the decks, but you can also opt for an on-board dinner!
This huge covered market with seasonal produce is open every morning, except on Mondays - where you can peruse antiques instead.
The two large islands in the Bay of Cannes are Saint Honorat and Sainte Marguerite, respectively boasting monastery ruins and a castle.
Get out into the countryside and discover the region's famous wines. The Château Saint-Martin and its enchanting wine cellars are just one of many delightful sights and tastes to enjoy on a tour!
Due to its sunny location on the Mediterranean, it's vital to be sensible when it comes to sun protection.
To save money on food in this stomping ground of the rich and famous, go beyond the bustling Antibes Street where you will find some cheaper dining options.
If you can't get enough of the swanky lifestyle, it's easy to get to the principality of Monaco by car or even by boat.
Unfortunately, where there's money, there's bound to be crime. Don't flash your cash, and dress casual unless the occasion calls for it.
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- Unless you want to book well in advance and wrestle with thousands of other visitors, its best to avoid Cannes in May during its International Film Festival. Temperatures don't start to drop until November, and although its not an ideal time for swimming it will be the best time for your wallet!
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What people are saying about Cannes
A convenient and comfortable way to discover the beauty of the area, with stunning views, an interesting tour of the Fragonard perfume factory, good company mixing with a variety of nationalities. Best of all, an engaging, flexible and upbeat driver, who made every effort to maximize the enjoyment for the whole group and spoke English and French fluently. Just feel the number of places covered in the tour is too ambitious in view of the level of traffic and the infrastructure of the region. Furthermore, the number of tourists in Monaco was very high due to a cruise ship in the harbour. There's nothing the driver could have done about this. He did everything possible to make the day very enjoyable. The day was extremely good value and we met interesting people.
Our Guide Vitali was a really charming, polite and very friendly guy. Picked me up right in time, the car was very clean. The routing for this tour is good, I had enough time to get some impressions of the villages and cities. Only one thing I have to complain (but its a fault from the company, not from the guide): I booked this tour in GERMAN. Ok, I'm able to understand and speak english, so it was ok for me, but it should be clarified immediately between the touroperator and G.Y.G., that the tours are not offered in german!!!
We booked the 10 hour French Riviera trip with an English speaking guide and pick up from our hotel. Olivier showed up on time, and during the trip, which had several stops and appointments, he was strictly on schedule. Still, we had plenty of time to see everything. He was very knowledgeable, obviously local, patient and with great sense of humor. Excellent service! Thank you, Olivier , thank you #getyourguide !
Renault was very knowledgeable of the area, its history and the residents. Every minute of the four hour tour was jam packed with history and relevant trivia. There was an obligatory stop at the perfume factory tour that should have been shorter to allow more time in Eze- a charming historical village on a hill. But, overall, this was a fabulous and breathtaking experience.
Nicholas was extremely helpful and attentive. He was very friendly and thoughtful a delight to be with him. Please send our best wishes to him. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip it made our holidayl nicholas is a credit to your company so thankyou hope to use your service again Martin & Lynn