Places to Visit in Cannes

Located in France Cannes is an ideal holiday spot. It features both relaxing as well as adventurous attractions. Tourists never leave Cannes regretting their decision to have come there! Here are a few important places of attraction in Cannes:

La Croisette – this area is one of the most popular tourist spots. It features spectacular beaches where you can roll about in the sand or colour your skin while your kids are busy making sand castles or even cool yourself in the refreshing waves of the ocean! Besides this, there is a wide range of world-class restaurants, resorts, cafes and designers boutiques, situated along the beach where you can easily pass your time. Not only this, the Cannes Film Festival also takes place here! Its location close to the Mediterranean makes this area perfect for an adventurous day fraught with entertainment and enjoyment.

Palais des Festivals et des Congres – dating back to the 20th century, this building is located on the La Croisette and is coincidentally the one that hosts the Cannes Film Festival! Its architecture is worth admiration and its interior is large enough to accommodate 2500 people. A number of entertainment options present themselves around the Palais. It features a night club as well as a world class restaurant with sophisticated dining services. Night entertainment includes casino services too.

Plage du Martinez/Martinez Beach – this beach features a large variety of sports including parasailing, windsurfing, helicopter rides and scuba diving. Traditional parasols along with 400 sun lounge chairs line the beach for those who want to indulge in enjoying the ocean’s views rather than the sports. The hust bustle of activities found here makes this a popular tourist destination.

Musee de la Castre – a castle in its early days, this building was turned into an art museum in the 19th century. I is located in the old part of the town and its display features excellent art work whose themes are majorly the culture and heritage of Cannes. Paintings of Cannes by local artists along with 200 musical instruments, sculptures and decorative arts are also found here. Both the permanent and the temporary exhibitions are fabulous!

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