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What to do on holiday in Cannes ?

What to do in Cannes on the French Riviera

While on holiday in Cannes on the French Riviera , or during your business trip to Cannes You can discover this famous luxury holiday destination on the French Riviera.

 

Stroll around the Suquet area

 

Le Suquet is the heart of the old town with its picturesque alleys, stairs and typical old houses. As you walk, you will be able to discover the Church of Our Lady of Hope , built in the 16th century on the place de la Castre and integral part of the Cannes fortified castle. At the foot of the hill of Le Suquet is the old port of Cannes. The oldest part of " Le Quai St Pierre " dated 1838.

 

 

Visit the Museum of Cannes

 

- Museum of La Castre

Set in the ruins of the medieval castle of Le Suquet, the Musée de la Castre is a historical monument .

The museum is open :

From October to March from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00.

Closed on Mondays, 1st January, 1st and 11th November and 25th December .

From April to June and September from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00.

Closed Mondays and May 1st.

July and August daily from 10:00 to 19:00.

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 93 38 55 26

 

- Museum of the Sea

The Maritime Museum is located since 1973 in the oldest part of the Royal Fort on Île Sainte -Marguerite .

The museum is open :

From October to March from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and from 2:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. .

Closed on Mondays, 1 January , 1 and 11 November and 25 December.

From April to May and from 10:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. .

Closed Monday and May 1st.

From June to September every day from 10.00 to 17.45.

 

 

Discover the Espace Miramar in Cannes

The Espace Miramar is located on the ground floor of the former Hotel Miramar Palace at the corner of Rue Pasteur and the Boulevard de la Croisette , this cultural site is dedicated to temporary exhibitions related to photography and the visual arts .

The Miramar is open space for temporary exhibitions :

Throughout the year from 14:00 to 18:00 .

Closed on Mondays, 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November and 25 December .

 

 

Visit the Malmaison

Malmaison, located on the Croisette, was closely linked to the history of the Grand Hotel . Malmaison is the only building that remains from the original Grand Hotel set, it used to be the games room and the tea room.

Malmaison is open :

From July to mid-September from 11h00 to 20h00 - Nocturne on Friday until 22:00.

From mid- September to April from 10:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00.

Closed 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November and 25 December .

Closed in May and June and during the installation of exhibitions.

 

 

Department of Cultural Affairs in Cannes

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 97 06 44 90

Fax: + 33 (0) 4 97 06 45 31

www.cannes.com

 

 

Stroll through the market Forville

Open : daily except Monday from 7:00 to 13:00.

 

 

Do not miss: The Lerins islands

A short distance from La Croisette, facing the Bay of Cannes, the Lerins islands welcome you .

 

- The island of Sainte -Marguerite :

The Castle, the Museum of the Sea , the cell of the Iron Mask , the forest of the island of Sainte -Marguerite , the herbarium and botanical trail in the heart of 170 hectares of Mediterranean trees and pond Batéguier is a protected nature reserve is to visit on the island.

 

- Île Saint- Honorat

Saint -Honorat inevitably evokes the monastic community that owns the site . Lérins Abbey is home to Cistercian monks from the fifth century, operate on this site natural resources in cultivating the vine. Separated from Sainte -Marguerite by an arm of the sea 600 meters, the island suffered the onslaught of invasions of the Middle Ages . The fortified monastery reflects the time and is one of the finest examples of feudal architecture in Provence.

 

- Abbey of Lérins ( Saint Honorat )

Lérins Abbey was founded in the fifth century by Saint Honorat , who retired to the island to 410. In the early sixth century , Lérins was the most famous monastery of Christianity. Despite numerous Saracen and Spanish attacks , it remains until the end of the fifteenth century . The present church was rebuilt in 1880 on the site of the old abbey.

 

Airlines Ile Sainte Marguerite and sea excursions :

 

Trans Côte d'Azur

Quai Laubeuf - 06400 Cannes

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 98 71 30

Fax: + 33 (0) 4 93 38 69 02

www.trans-cote-azur.com

 

Horizon 4 SARL

Quai Laubeuf - 06400 Cannes

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 98 71 36

www.cannes-horizon.com

 

Riviera lines

Quai Laubeuf - 06400 Cannes

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 98 71 31

Fax: + 33 (0) 4 93 98 71 32

www.riviera-lines.com

 

Company serving the Ile Saint Honorat

Planaria

Quai Laubeuf - 06400 Cannes

Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 98 71 38

www.abbayedelerins.com

 

 

Town hall of the City of Cannes (1870) historical monument.

The Palais des Festivals and Congresses with its famous red carpet Stars and footprints on the Esplanade of President Georges Pompidou .


 


 

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