Description: A popular seaside town with splendid sandy beaches and long promenades with impressive boats to be seen in the exclusive harbourside moorings.

Location: Just to the south west of Nice.

General Info: If you have a large vehicle with a roofbox, you may find it difficult to park in the peak season, as there is a height limit on most of the car parks.  Official Cannes website.

Our recommendations:  Take a stroll through Le Suquet, the old town.  Avoid the town when the annual film festival is being held – prices rocket and the place becomes incredibly crowded.

For the children: A detour to the local town of Grasse to see exclusive perfume being made makes an interesting alternative to the beach!  Also a boat trip to the Lerins islands is very enjoyable and fun for the kids.

 

Here’s more information to make the most of your visit to the Cote d’Azur: