In honor of Louis Blériot
      




Cannes, the glamorous city

Cannes, a renowned place, symbolic of the famous cinema festival attracts a lot of  tourists every year, foreigners but also french tourists amazed by this typical city of the French luxury.

Originally, Cannes was just a Mediterranean village of fishermen and monks; it was in the 19th century when the city really has a development and started to prosper, becoming the great town we already know. This city of the Cote d’Azur offers wonderful landscapes we are not used to see every day, lovely beaches with great weather, ideal spots for swimming and walks over hot sand. Or you just can chill in front of this charming place, enjoying life!

This city is well worth a visit, so here is somes places you must know if your path crosses Cannes.

The Islands Sainte Marguerite and Saint-Honorat

  • For the nature and historic culture lovers who want to add some adventure to their holidays, near the bay of Canne we have the Islands of Lerins, constituted by The Islands Sainte Marguerite and Saint-Honorat. These islands offer visitors an unique blend of flora and fauna. The perfect mix of nature, chill and also culture because this Island is full of interesting historical sites.

A walk with the greatest actors

  • If you like the long walks, this original activity is made for you. You will be able to see different stages with some of the most important cinema scenes. There are a lot of paintings at the walls that illustrate films in a breathtaking way.
  • It is the course in several stages that illustrates important scenes of cinema on walls, this allows to remember itself movies of any period, and spend an entertaining moment. In France they call that “Trompe l’oeil”, which means that all this painting create an optical illusion and the viewer feels like it is real when sees it from a distance.

Cannes market

 

  • Tired of walking across the streets? You can have a break visiting the local markets, very charming places full of colour and good scents. Some of them: Marché de la Bocca, Marché des allées de la Liberté and Marché Gambetta.

Exquisite and low-cost gastronomy

  • Cannes is very renowned for its great restaurants along the beach, but the prizes are high. We want to give you some alternatives more cheaper and also delightful for all those want to enjoy Mediterranean French food without paying a lot of money, for example Bar du Marin or Le Troquet a soupes.