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Top 10 places in Cannes
Our app features the history of 84 monuments and great sites including places to discover Cannes. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Cannes
Being a privileged site, the island offers to its visitors 152 hectars of forest. At the west, you will discover the Bateguier pond and bird sanctuary. You will see the remains of the different occupations that succeeded on the island: Romans, Spanish military (Fort Royal), and French (cannonball... Read more
Mont-Chevalier, better known by its Provençal name Le Suquet (the summit), is the hilltop where the abbots of Lérins built their castle, and where some buildings and a donjon can still be seen. The ancient Greeks, then the Romans had used this privileged site as a stronghold.... Read more
The morning coolness invites « to make a small tour » to Forville. The flavour of herbs : thyme, verbena, basil floats in the air. The truck farmers, with their melodious accent, praise the virtues of the country products : tomatoes, olive oil, fishes, cheeses … A bend to the Forville market is ... Read more
The evocation of Saint-Honorat inevitably evokes the monastic community that owns the place. The Lérins Abbey houses the monks of the Cistercian Congregation of the Immaculate Conception who since the fifth century, exploit on this site the natural resources by cultivating the vine. Separated from... Read more
Beneath the Suquet tower, the Old Port has kept all its authenticity, evoking the days when Cannes, an international city today, was no more than a modest fishing village. Main stages in its construction: first wharf en 1772, first jetty in 1836, the Albert Edouard Jetty in 1903, Quai Laubeuf in... Read more
The long rectangular neoclassic-style building that houses the Town Hall of Cannes was designed by the architect Louis Durand and erected from 1874 to 1876. Doric columns, sculpted blazons of the City and sixteen caryatids adorning the main façade on the sea contribute to its majestic dignity.... Read more
The site at 73, Boulevard De La Croisette has seen many incarnations of the building that is now known as the Hotel Martinez. It was originally a villa known as 'La Coquette' and built by English aristocrats during the real estate boom of the late nineteenth century. This villa was bought by the... Read more
In response to the growing success of the Festival and the advent of the first business conventions, such as the MIPTV since 1965, the City of Cannes decided to build a new Palais in 1979. The new building, designed by the architects Bennett & Druet and constructed on the site of the municipal... Read more
Built on the site of a 17th-century chapel along the sandhills, Notre-Dame de Bon Port where the sailors of Cannes prayed the Virgin Mary for her protection for fair wind, Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage church was designed by the architect Laurent Vianey. Built in the Romanesque style, it was consecrated... Read more
The Russian Orthodox Church of Cannes, built in 1894 thanks to the gifts of Mme Tripet, born Skrypitzine, and the protection of S.A.I. the Grand Duke Mikhail Mikhailovich became a bishopric in 1939. Today, with the new Russian residents, marriages and baptisms succeed each other, and the life of... Read more
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