The region of the Côte d’Azur is beautiful with a perfect climate and enough to do for everyone.
Whether you want to stroll over Provencal markets or spend the day at a trendy beach club, the French Riviera offers it all.
Here are some authentic French areas to explore around Cannes:
- Vallauris, the heart of the great pottery
- Mougins, a splendid village bedecked with flowers
- Grasse, the perfume capital of the world
- Saint Paul de Vence, medieval village and Maeght Foundation ;
- Biot, the Shangrila of glassware ;
- Mandelieu-la-Napoule and its Mimosa Fiesta ;
- Théoule sur Mer and its beaches of the Corniche d’Or ;
- Antibes, the ramparts and the quay of multimillionaires.
Children will enjoy a very nice destination close to Antibes: "Marineland" with dolphins and killer whales shows, sharks and fishes aquarium.
Cannes is without any doubt one of the most prestigious cities in the world, especially because of the glamour of the Croisette. But it’s also a very charming town with many markets, shops and restaurants.
Don’t forget to visit the old city and its famous Suquet. Buy groceries at the Forville Market and its surrounding food stores and you’ll discover one of the different facets of a little merchant district.
You can easily ride a boat to the Lerins Islands.
The first island, Sainte-Marguerite, is known for its legend of the Man in the Iron Mask. Visit the fortified castle and then enjoy the hiking trails where you’ll discover the "botanical path".
In Cannes you can practice all sorts of water sports, charter a boat or play golf. Nearby is the renowned Royal Mougins Golf Resort and the Cannes-Mougins Golf Country Club.
Famous for its wonderful climate, the thalassotherapy town of Cannes is home to a range of facilities dedicated to the serenity of its guest. You will benefit from the vast choice of beauty treatments available and discover the pleasures of curing qualities of sea water treatments and massages at the brand new Spa in Cannes "The HO2".