Welcome to the lifestyles of the rich and famous. Ever wonder what it would be like to live like a star? Fulfill your fantasy and splurge in Cannes. Known as the star of the French Riviera, youll feel like youre walking on the clouds as you stroll along and gaze into boutiques, fantastic restaurants and the glorious beaches.
The International Film Festival has been running here for more than fifty years. Its a major attraction for stars, directors, producers and writers. But thats not the only reason Hollywood elite and other, shall we say, monetary enriched come. The glitzy hotels, pristine beaches and amazing shops are all calling cards for Cannes. Where else would you find a Maserati, Lamborghini, Ferrari and Porsche in the same parking lot? This should give you a pretty good idea of the sites youll be seeing when you come.
The famous 'Croisette' is a favorite spot. At the heart of the town, it follows the shoreline, lined with Palm trees and great boutiques. Its the place to be in Cannes. Prefer to be on the beach rather than walk beside it? There are miles of sandy beaches along the Golfe de la Napoule and along 'La Croisette' in the Rade de Cannes.
If youd prefer to do a little shopping you may want head over to Nice where the prices are a bit more reasonable. But if you have the funds to splurge, youll adore this shoppers paradise. Youll find chic clothing and great jewelry. Its also a great place to find elite art galleries.
When youre finished trying on one haute couture piece after the other, youll find a great place to relax as you enjoy a fantastic meal. Youll be pleased to know that Cannes has dining options for anyones taste and budget. Whether its pizza or a burger, a great pasta dish or fine wine and caviar youll find the perfect spot to end a perfect day.
Explore the many areas that make up Cannes and enjoy the playground for the elite. It has stunning architecture and markets. Its close to the island of Saint Margueritte where the Iron Mask, made famous by the novel by Alexandre Dumas, was kept for eleven years. Visit the Suquet quarter and tour the Notre-Dame d'Esprance church, which dates from the seventeenth century.
Strolling the streets, shopping in boutiques, fine dining and history on top of it all. Cannes is an amazing place to visit at least one time in your life. And if you can go back again, you should definitely return.