Cannes has linked its name to the world of cinema since 1946, a long sequence which lasts for 70 years, a romance on the big screen under the eyes of the whole world. The 7th art offers to this former fisherman's village an exceptional visibility, a great view on a natural and cultural heritage of great richness. Zoom on to the inevitable places of a star that succeed all its facelifts.
The old path of the small cross has become the most famous promenade of the French Riviera, La Croisette with its palm trees, its palaces, its luxury boutiques and its sumptuous Art Deco buildings, the boulevard opens a turquoise way on the bay of Cannes and on its two beauty spots, the Lérins Islands. Eternity of a maritime decor and posterity of the major of the cinema. Actors and directors have frozen their footprints on the path of the Stars in front of the Palais des Festivals and on the Esplanade Pompidou.
What is the DNA of a renowned seaside resort? The beach. To the private beaches in town, the inhabitants prefer the public beaches some along the Croisette, the others on the Boulevard du Midi. Then a stroll in a typical Provencal atmosphere towards the Allées de la Liberté, with its daily flower market and its flea market on weekends. Fragrances and colors always with the beautiful forest park of la Croix des Gardes and its 20km of marked trails.
After the green lung, the historic heart of Cannes beats in Le Suquet, the oldest neighborhood in Cannes. It offers the most scenic panorama on the city, which starts Quai St. Pierre in the Old Port.
All about the Inescapable