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Things to do in Cannes

Cannes- The Luxurious Shopping Paradise and Festival Center

Cannes is a city located in southern France, famous for being host of the annual Cannes Film Festival. It is a popular tourist destination and visitors can enjoy a lot of fun things to do in Cannes during ones vacation. Although it is a great place for glamour and shopping for brand items, there is also much history throughout to serve as a holiday destination.

 

Things to do in Cannes

 

Cannes Beaches

Canne’s beautiful beaches is a great experience to be tasted. Get a tan at Plage Mace or take a 10 minute boat ride to Iles De Lerins and enjoy your holiday on the island.

 

Cannes Nightlife

Cannes nightlife is another great experience. Head on out into the night and join the fantastic Cannes nightlife, with many clubs staying open until 7am.

 

Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival can be argued to be the most prestigious one in the world. It draws the biggest stars in film and is the height of old and new school glamour.

 

Cannes Boat Show

If you love eyeing up classic or new boats and concept vessels, check out the Festival Boat Show, Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes.

 

Cannes Museums

Another great activity not to be missed is visiting the museums such as: Musee de la Castre, to ponder on ancient artifacts, or Centre d’art La Malmaison, where you could get to see Marina Picasso’s inheritance – her grandfather’s works!

 

When to go to Cannes

Cannes has a Mediterranean climate, and the city enjoys 12 hours of sunshine per day during summer (May to September), while in winter (December to February) the weather is mild. If you are going for a relaxing holiday to soak up the sun, or to do some serious shopping, a good time to go is during the fall season. During September, Cannes is less crowded and temperatures are between 16-21 degrees Celsius (60° to 70° Fahrenheit).

If you are looking forward to visiting the Boat Show and Film Festival you should visit Cannes during the month of May. Be aware that this is the peak season and it will be very crowded.

 

How to get to Cannes

Most tourist travel to Nice and the Nice’s Cote d’Azur International Airport (NCE).
From there one can go to Cannes by train, bus or taxi.

 

things to do in Cannes

Cannes Facts

Population72 939
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
CurrencyEuro
Longitude7.0128
Latitude43.5513
AirportCote D\'Azur, France (NCE)

Cannes average temperatures

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11~13 °C 11~13 °C 15 °C 17 °C 17~21 °C 21~24 °C 24~27 °C 24~28 °C 22~25 °C 18~21 °C 14~17 °C 12~14 °C

MARATHON

Marathon des Alpes-Maritimes, French Riviera Marathon

Marathon des Alpes-Maritime is a relatively new born race that, in the start of 2008, set the new world record for a debut race with its 10 000 participants. And when you look at the view, you can easily see why. The race goes from Nice to Cannes along the astonishing French Riviera and over the high top of Cap d’Antibes.

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GOLF

Golf in Cannes

Cannes and golf truly go hand in hand. There are several courses in close vicinity of the city, for example the charming Old Course Golf Club, the woodland Golf Country Club Cannes-Mougins and the lavish Royal Mougins Golf & Resort. If you are looking for the absolute best of the best in the area, you have to get in your car and travel west for about an hour or so to reach the top level Terre Blanche Golf Club, featuring two 18 hole courses and state of the art facilities.

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WATER-PARK

Water Parks in Cannes - King Cobra at Aqualand Waterpark

Aqualand Waterpark is located in Cannes and this park offers you something special. At this place you can try a water slide named King Cobra, which is unique of its kind in Western Europe. Apart from that there is also 19 other fun and thrilling slides for you. Come and join in on all the fun at Aqualand Waterpark!

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THEME-PARKS

Theme Parks in Cannes - Antibes Land Theme Park

Antibes Land Theme Park is just as much fun for the adults as it is for the children. This is the ultimate place to go for a fun family day! Daredevils will love the crazy and adrenaline pumping rides this park offers. So what are you waiting for, take your family and friends and go spend an exciting day at Antibes Land Theme Park in Cannes!

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