Five Things to Do in Cannes France

Posted by North South Travel Blogger · Feb 18 · in Cannes, France · about Sightseeing

Cannes is a French city located on the French Riviera. It is a world famous tourist destination with a yearly calendar that features the world's most elaborate festivals such as Cannes Film Festival and Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. The destination is popular with the moneyed, the connected and politicians. It hosted the G20 organization of industrialized nations on November 2011. If you want to travel to Cannes, here are the 'must visit must attend' destinations and events.

1. Cannes Films Festivals

This is an annual event held in the city of Cannes. It is organized to previews new films of all genres, including documentaries, from around the world. If you love your movies and want to mingle with the people behind them, then head to Cannes.

2. Promenade de la Croisette

For a Shakespearean Romantic walk, take your lover and walk hand in hand on the beautiful 2-kilometer stretch along the Mediterranean Sea. While at it, make sure you whisper something romantic in his/her ear - the ocean winds will carry them to the world yonder.

3. Lérins Islands

If you derive your kicks for exploration, then the Lerins Islands off the French Riviera is a group of four Mediterranean islands that awaits you. Make sure you start with two of the biggest i.e. Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat.

4. Galerie Maeght

Started in 1946 by Aimé Maeght, this gallery boasts a wide collection of modern art, mainly from the French and Spanish painters. There is a similar gallery in the Spanish city of Barcelona.

5. Beaches

Cannes is home to numerous private and public beaches. Among the most popular beaches includes; Plage CBeach, MiramarPlage, Plage Croisette Beach, L'Écrin, Plage du vegaluna, Ondine Plage and many more. Trust me; the Mediterranean Sun is unrivalled.

Cannes beats the Caribbean beach destinations hands down. IT is beautiful, boasts modern infrastructure and attracts the norveau rich. If you want to holiday with millionaire, then you better head to Cannes. The destination is particularly suitable for the businessmen who want to mix business with leisure and for obvious reasons – you will get potential customers/partners in a less guarded environment.

For more information on accommodation in Cannes or flights to France, please contact one of our Travel Specialists at North South Travel today

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