Cannes can be reached by Cannes Express. The Nice Côte-d'Azur airport is 15 miles away and shuttle service is available as well between the airport and the town center.
Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit Cannes is during the months of July and August. Heritage weekend that falls on the 18th and 19th September is of particular interest when all the historical places remain open to visitors. Winter is a low season but late spring and early autumn is generally recommended.
Places of Interest
1. French Riviera
The Côte d'Azur known as the French Riviera in English is located along the Mediterranean coastline of the southeast corner of France that includes the sovereign state of Monaco. You can visit St. Tropez which is an outlandish fishing port in high summer or visit the toy kingdom in Monaco consisting of tropical gardens, Belle Époque grace notes, casinos, and Manhattan-like towers.
2. Promenade de la Croisette
|Promenade de la Croisette|
It is a famous road that is 2km long and stretches along the Mediterranean sea coast. It is a famous boulevard lined up with expensive shops, hotels and restaurants. Starting from the Palais des Festivals to the point that juts into the Mediterranean from where you van enjoy great panoramic views of the Lerin Islands and the gulf.
3. The Lérins Islands
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It is an archipelago has four islands off the French Riviera in Cannes. Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat are the largest among the islands. Île Sainte-Marguerite is just 15mins boat ride from Cannes and the larger one of the two main islands. The island is a part of the commune of Cannes. Île Saint-Honorat consists of beautiful scenic walking paths and is a thirty minute trip from Cannes by boat. He founded the Abbaye de Lerins monastery in 400 AD. The island consists of criss-crossing majestic paths. The ferry port of the island has a number of restaurants and cafes.
Although hotels, villas and penthouses all are available in Cannes, luxurious apartments on rent are clearly the best accommodation possible. Apartments are also cheaper than hotels and allow comfort, freedom and privacy.
Known for its marvelous festivals and beautiful sights, Cannes can be an outstanding place to have fun.