Cannes and glamour go hand in hand. With its host of luxury shops, gourmet restaurants, incredibly beautiful beaches and the annual film festival, the streets of Cannes come alive with luxury cars. The city houses a number of immaculate seafront hotels and is therefore a magnet for the rich and famous.
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Film Festival - The Cannes film festival runs from mid to late May and is held at the Palais des Festivals. Consider yourself blessed if you manage to get your hands on the free tickets for some selected movie screenings. Celebrity spotting at the Palais is the most common activity during the festival season, as one can watch the movie stars walk down the red carpet.
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Old Town – The Old Town has the usual narrow winding streets which gives the vintage ‘French’ form of architecture. The place hosts a number of restaurants and souvenir shops. Another spot which is a must-see is the castle ruins from where the view of the city is excellent.
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Ports – The beautiful Vieux Port of Cannes harbors a colorful and visually stimulating mix of small fishing boats and luxury yachts. An exploration of the Lerins Islands can be done by taking a boat from the port, which is quite the experience in itself. Absorb the beautiful island groups in and around the coast of Cannes.
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ZPlage Cannes – ZPlage is the famous restaurant and bar of the Hotel Martinez which is pricey but comes with its own luxuries. This is quite the destination for the rich and the famous when in the city. Located right across the sea, the setting of ZPlage is picturesque.
Beaches – The golden beaches of Cannes are mesmerizing in their own way. As they say that there’s nothing like chilling out on an amazing beach in one of the most glamorous cities in the world, the Plage du Gray d’Albion, situated just a couple hundred metres from La Croisette which is the center of the city's tourist activity and known for its luxury hotels and boutique shops, is a beautiful option.
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Cannes’ glamorous setting next to the French Riviera with the great weather, beautiful architecture, it should certainly be one of the cities in your near-future travel plans. What are you waiting for? Plan your travel soon.