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- Pointe Croisette
Note: You can directly book the best price if your travel dates are available, all discounts are already included. In the following house description you will find all information about our listing. 2-room apartment 35 m2 on 3rd floor. Very comfortable and modern furnishings: living/dining room with cable TV. Exit to the terrace. 1 room with 1 double bed (2 x 80 cm, length 190 cm). Exit to the terrace. Kitchenette (2 hot plates, dishwasher, microwave). Shower/WC. Electric heating, air-condit...
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- Centre-ville - Croisette
Note: You can directly book the best price if your travel dates are available, all discounts are already included. In the following house description you will find all information about our listing. 1-room apartment 32 m2 on 2nd floor. Living/dining room with 1 double sofabed (140 cm, length 190 cm), TV, flat screen and air conditioning. Exit to the terrace. Open kitchen (4 hot plates, mini-oven, oven, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, microwave, electric coffee machine, steamer). Bath/WC. Terr...
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Your guide to Cannes
Welcome to Cannes
Designer clothes, expensive cars, extravagant yachts: Cannes’s reputation for glitz and glamour is well earned. As the sparkling diamond of the French Riviera, it’s a place to see and be seen, studded with elegant 19th-century architecture, from its iconic Town Hall to the seaside pavilion-turned-art museum, La Malmaison. Its mile-long seafront boulevard, La Croisette, is lined with a rich array of bars, restaurants, and private beaches. Plenty of Cannes’s golden sand and crystal-blue water remains publicly accessible, from the busy Plage du Midi to the quieter Plage De La Bocca and Palm Beach, while its celebrated marinas, the Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, are good spots for catching a sunset. Even those without deep pockets can enjoy haute couture window shopping on Rue D’Antibes, or the sampling of culinary delights at the Marché Forville. The Lérins Islands, easily seen from the shore, make for excellent day trips.
How do I get around Cannes?
If you’re not one of the lucky ones flying in by private jet, the nearest airport is Nice Côte D’Azur (NCE), a 30-minute drive from Cannes; an airport express shuttle bus does it in 45. Direct trains can deliver you from Paris (in six hours) and Italy, and there’s even a weekly service from Moscow. You definitely don’t need a car in Cannes, where walking around is as much an art and a hobby as a means of transport, and the good local train network can get you easily around the coast as well as inland. Bicycle and scooter hire are also good options, while taxis and rideshare services operate widely in the area.
When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Cannes?
The Riviera’s warm, Mediterranean climate combined with its ocean breezes make Cannes a pleasure for much of the year. Early spring is particularly pleasant, and uncrowded, before things begin to get crazy in May, when film stars and movie moguls take over the town for its world-renowned film festival. If you want to see Cannes at its red-carpet finest, that’s the time to come. The yachting festival in September, when the marinas are chock-a-block with luxury craft, is another busy, glamorous time, as the 1 percent descend on the port town to scope out their next playthings. Autumn is still warm enough for sunbathing, before temperatures drop in winter. January, the coldest month, averages between 6 and 11 degrees Celsius, but the sun still shines, and the water still dazzles.
What are the top things to do in Cannes?
This 200-acre forested reserve is less than a mile from La Croisette, but it feels a world away. Up here in the hills, overlooking the sea, you’re immersed in nature, surrounded by mimosas, as hawks and buzzards hover overhead. The hiking is splendid and with the Mediterranean in one direction and snow-capped mountains in the other, the views aren’t bad, either.
Climb the steep streets in the western part of town, past the Vieux Port, and you’ll come to the oldest section of the city, which was a Roman settlement for 500 years. While all that remains from that period are ruins, the former fortress of the Musée de la Castre and the church of Notre-Dame d’Espérance retain their medieval flavour alongside later buildings from the Renaissance and the 19th century.
The second largest of the Lérins Islands boasts a remarkable treasure – a Cistercian monastery that’s home to 21 monks, seven chapels, a 14th-century fortress, and eight hectares of vines. The monks cultivate the grapes under vows of silence to produce delicious wines and liqueurs. The island is free to visit, and only a few minutes from the mainland by boat.