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Activities and leisure in and around Cannes

Beaches, watersports, boat trips, outdoor activities, shopping, casino, museums, wine cellars and vineyards as well as the most beautiful natural heritage sites in the French Riviera...


The Lérins Islands

This legendary archipelago which faces the bay of Cannes and the Esterel Massif separates the Gulf of La Napoule and Golfe-Juan.  The Lérins Islands offers visitors a complete change of scenery thanks to its turquoise water, spectacular seabeds and outstanding historic heritage.

La Croisette

La Croisette promenade from the Palais des Festivals to Palm Beach is lined with luxury apartment buildings and palaces, such as the Martinez, Majestic Barrière and Carlton, as well as numerous luxury boutiques.  During the 12-day Cannes Film Festival, this promenade is brimming with stars and onlookers.

Le Suquet, a trip back in time

After experiencing the chic, elegance and high living on La Croisette promenade, head for Le Suquet, a picture-postcard quarter of Cannes away from the hustle and bustle of the crowds.  Take a stroll along the winding cobbled lanes that take you around the Citadel.  To see and do: Notre Dame d'Espérace church (Provence Gothic style), Place de la Castre offering a panoramic view of the town, the bay of Cannes and the Esterel Massif, the relics of the castle and La Castre museum, the tower of Suquet etc...

6 museums not to be missed in and around Cannes

The French Riviera and Alpes-Maritimes are bursting with world renowned museums.  Here is a selection of museums you'll love! 


  • Centre d'Art La Malmaison - Cannes
  • La castre museum - Cannes
  • Musée de la Mer - Fort Royal de Cannes
  • Musée Bonnard - Le Cannet
  • Musée national Fernand Léger - Biot
  • Musée National Marc Chagall - Vallauris

Old harbour of Cannes and quai Saint-Pierre

The harbour in Cannes, known as the "Vieux Port", is an emblematic site facing the Lerins Islands.  Numerous events take place on the Pantiera Esplanade such as the international yachting festival and annual sailing regatta (Régates Royales).  

Luxury boutiques 

Indulge in some retail therapy or window shopping with the Medeterranean as a backdrop on La Croisette promenade, a 5 minute walk from the hotel.  Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Dior, Fred, Hermès... all the luxury brands and designer boutiques you would wish for! 

Grasse, the perfume capital

Make the most of your stay at the hotel to explore Grasse, the perfume capital and a "Town of Art and History".  To see: Hôtel de Ville (town hall) and its magnificent cut stone door, Sarraseine Tower (30 m high), Plan de Grasse church (1753), church of Placassier (1644), the International Perfume Museum, the Marine Museum, Princess Pauline's garden, Fragonard factory, one of the oldest in Grasse.


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