150 years ago Cannes was nothing more than an unimportant fishing village. Since then it has become an elegant city known around the world and attracts an international clientele. The main things to see are the Old Harbour, the Souquet (Historic Village) and the Palais des Festivals on the wold famous Croisette. 11 km away from the hotel – 20′ drive.
Old Town: one gets to the top of the city by climbing the Mont Chevalier up to Suquet. The panorama at the top is breath-taking with the whole city below surrounded by the blue sea and the Lérins Islands.
The Old Harbour: all along the Quai St Pierre in the old port you can find fishing boats and pleasure boats side by side. The fishermen work on their nets next to their colorful barks. On the pier Albert Edouard the most beautiful yachts in the world come to moor.
The Croisette and the Palais des Festivals: the Croisette is one of the most famous promenades in the world. For three kilometers following the curve of the bay one can see flowering gardens, lawns planted with palm trees, umbrella pines and the best designers’shops in the World! On the Croisette, you will find also the Palais des Festivals, where the Film Festival takes place. Do not forget to take a photo on the stairs…like a Hollywood star!
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