La Croisette: the emblem of the city
Now more than 3 km long, La Croisette is the city's emblem. Stretching along the seaside from the Canto port to the festival palace, La Croisette offers diverse sights and activities: Luxury hotels (Carlton, Martinez...), boutiques (Chanel, Louis Vuitton...), Casino and most notably its beautiful sandy beaches.
The Old Port: the soul of the city
Built in the 1950s, this picturesque port is in the heart of Cannes. Sunny and relaxing, the “Vieux Port” is the ideal place for a stroll. You will find many small restaurants ready to offer local specialties. Hosting many boats and yachts in its docks, the Vieux Port marks the entry point to “Le Suquet”, the historic centre of Cannes.
Le Suquet: the authenticity of the city
Now the historical centre of the old town, Le Suquet was once its backbone. This hill is the ideal viewpoint to admire the bay of Cannes. From the “Musée de La Castre” to the “Tour Carrée” passing through the “Marché Forville”, you will feel the provincial charm and countryside authenticity of Cannes
Lérins Islands: the jewels of the city
Located opposite the bay of Cannes, the “Saint-Marguerite” island and the “Saint-Honorat” are some of the most beautiful destinations in the city. Home to natural and cultural heritage, the Lérins islands are accessible in just a few minutes by boat from Cannes.
Cannes and its events:
Cannes Film Festival: The world-famous Cannes International Film Festival is the main event in the city and on the French Riviera. Held every year in May for a dozen days, the IFF contributes greatly to the city's reputation.
MIPIM: Generally held in the 2nd week of March, MIPIM is the largest international market for real estate professionals. With more than 25,000 participants, MIPIM is a major annual event in the city
MIPCOM: Every year in April, the most awaited market for the audio-visual content world and for the key players in distribution on all platforms takes place in Cannes.
LIONS: The International Creativity Festival is an annual festival held in Cannes in June. It is one of the most prestigious events in the communication and creative advertising sector.