Not by chance the rich and famous always select Cannes to visit. This is extremely favorable and prestigious place of rest! The unique microclimate gives about 300 sunny days a year, incomparable azure coast means a nice beach holiday and the mountains with lush woods appear pleasing to the eye. But all this is only a foundation of the city – the thread on which the pearls are breathtaking palaces, top hotels, the best restaurants and, of course, festivals, exhibitions and concerts! Such a necklace definitely hits the spot of anyone who can afford it!
“The City of Stars”
Cannes became a resort by virtue of Lord Henry Brougham. He was extremely fascinated by this region so regularly come here with his influential friends since 1834.
But the real fame came to Cannes only in 194 6when the grand opening of the first International Film Festival was held there. Since then tours to Cannes were only gaining popularity year by year as every spring the most famous and even rising movie stars were gathering here. And all of you, no doubt, have the well-known staircase that consists of 24 steps, covered with red carpet and leading to the Palais des Festivals.
Cannes is the movie capital of the world and here you can see your favorite cinema stars and even idols! And they are coming here not only for the festival or award ceremonies… The registration books of mansions are full of names of celebrities. Prosper Mérimée, Philip Gerard, Guy de Maupassant once lived here; Tom Cruise, Charlie Chaplin, Catherine Deneuve, Marlene Dietrich, Gerard Depardieu, Julia Roberts, Burt Lancaster, Alain Delon, Maurice Chevalier, Sophia Loren and Princess Diana selected Cannes to stay and have some rest. And it is difficult to enumerate those who simply participated in award ceremonies held in Cannes.
Do you want to be close to the stars? Holidays in Cannes – that’s what you need!
Few people know that Cannes has something to satisfy the needs of avid fans of history, ancient monuments and excursions. Thousands of rock carvings of the Bronze Age, the ancient baths and arenas, Gothic cathedrals and Baroque palaces remained untouched there. The city has numerous museums for arts lovers as well.
This place has conquered not only the cinema stars but also philosophers, musicians, painters, photographers, poets and writers. Therefore the cultural life in Cannes is surprisingly varied and full of events: the International Festival of Dance, Music Nights, Intellectual Games Festival, Royal Regatta and many others.
But the trip to Cannes will stay on your mind primarily because of Croisette which connects Palais des Festivals with renowned Cape Palm Beach. To have a walk on Croisette is the dream of every tourist visiting Cannes. Or to have a glimpse of the famed Stars Avenue.
Cannes is primarily a resort town so its infrastructure is truly on top. A rich selection of hotels and apartments meets every wish of the torusits.
Cannes is this well-equipped sandy beaches, magnificent sea views and all sorts of water activities.
Cannes is also famous for discos and bars. The nightlife of Cannes continues until the very morning! You will find many prestigious places where you can show off your perfect outfits and jewelry in the city.
Cannes is a paradise for shoppers. No wonder that the Croisette is called as the “showcase of Cannes”; the most famous fashion boutiques and luxury goods shops are located here.
Among the other things Cannes is a fine Provencal cuisine. Indulge in the pleasure to taste bouillabaisse and ratatouille!
If you are excited about the charm and fascination of Cannes, better think about the best offer to travel there – the incredible Jazz Tour! Once you buy a personal tour in Cannes this city will reveal you all its secrets and mysteries!