Best things to do in Cannes and the Lerins Islands
Beautiful sandy beaches, many designer boutiques, a picturesque old quarter and the famous Cannes Film Festival which sees the world’s most famous film stars visit the town, make a visit of Cannes a must whilst on the French Riviera. And whilst in Cannes, be sure to take a short boat trip out to see one of the two Lerins islands and enjoy the unspoilt nature and many walking trails.
Take the direct train from Nice to Cannes.
Local guide tips
Head to the covered market of Cannes for a coffee and pain au chocolate at the Boulangerie de Marche
Go to the Musée de la Castre in the Suquet or old quarter of Cannes and climb to the top of the tower for amazing views of Cannes.