Ideally located, at the foot of the old town in the heart of the city, the port of Cannes offers 800 mooring areas among them 250 are exclusively dedicated to short stay-in. The port is only at 16 miles from the port of Nice, 22 from the port of Monaco and 24 from the port of Saint-Tropez.
While berthing to the port of Cannes, you can admire on one side, the Suquet, the oldest part of the city, and on the other side the famous sea front boulevard “La Croisette” with the luxury hotels and boutiques. A visit to the Suquet is a must accessible from various sides by taking steep narrow streets which lead to the ramparts, the Musée de la Castre, the Square Tower and the church. From the top of the hill, the Suquet offers a magnificent panorama on the bay of Cannes, the Lérins islands, the Croisette and the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès so famous thanks to its International Film Festival, its glorious steps with the red carpet, and the Stars' handprints on the esplanade.
Going down from Le Suquet, enjoy the atmosphere of the colourful Forville market with its typically “Provençal” products and scents, before reaching the modern town, the Croisette with its luxury hotels and legendary beaches of sand, the rue d’Antibes with its wide range of boutiques.
Opposite the bay of Cannes, only 15 minutes from the port, you can easily take a boat to reach the two islands of Lérins, Sainte-Marguerite Island dominated by the Royal Fort, used as a state prison and famous for its most mysterious prisoner, the Man with the Iron Mask, who spent 11 years there. The Musée de la Mer located inside the fort offers an important collection of archaeological finds and aquariums. The entrance fees include the visit of the jails.
Saint-Honorat island , a real haven of peace, has been the site of a monastery since the fifth century. A community of around 20 Cistercians monks still live there and produce excellent wines and Lerina liqueur, a secret recipe made of 44 herbs.
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