Travelling to Cannes? Here are top 5 places you should visit

The renowned Cannes red carpet is a global event for film lovers everywhere. The  Cannes Film Festival, located on the French Riviera, has turned the French landmark into a popular tourist site that offers much more than movies. It also has a rich cultural legacy, luxurious experiences and some of the most stunning beaches.

Here are the top 5 places you should visit in Cannes


1. Boulevard de la Croisette

This palm-lined boulevard, one of the most popular streets on the French Riviera, is the hub of tourist activity in Cannes. The Boulevard de la Croisette is packed with magnificent homes, luxury stores and lavish Belle Epoque hotels, including the renowned Carlton Cannes, an Art Nouveau masterpiece designed by Charles Dalmas.

2. Le Suquet

The Old Town (Le Suquet), situated above the bay on the slopes of Mont Chevalier, represents the historic fishing village. This region, nestled in a charming hillside setting, provides outstanding views and old-world charm.

3. La Croix-de-Gardes

It is one of Cannes’ most well-protected parks, serving as a flora and fauna reserve. The park entices tourists with its umbrella pine forests and an 80-hectare forest of several mimosa varieties.

4. Musée de la Castre

This medieval museum, constructed on the ruins of the Lerins fort, houses some of the most exquisite Persian items and paintings. The collection includes ancient artwork from the Himalayas, Oceania, 19th-century landscapes and even pre-Columbian America.

5. The beaches

Cannes is well-known for its beautiful, sandy beaches with stunning vistas and tranquil, swimming-friendly Mediterranean water. Cannes boasts seven kilometres of beach property, including the nearby îles de Lérin and Estérel coastline. There is something for every tourist with so many options.