Tour II – Cannes

TOUR II - Cannes and Antibes historical and art tour. Duration (5 hrs)

Start your tour of Cannes in the medieval quarter of the old town and explore the cobbled streets. Here, you can find many coffee shops and restaurants the area has to Chapelle Bellini, which was built in 1894 and is styled in stunning baroque architecture offer, whilst absorbing the different types of architecture. Featured at the top of the old town, you will discover a fifteenth century church, complete in gothic style and classified as a historical monument in the area. This also provides a great viewpoint for photo opportunities. In the very heart of the old town, you can visit a medieval castle, located on Suquet hill – whilst enjoying the surrounding gardens and pine trees. After experiencing the history of Cannes, tour the glamorous area of the city from the famous Boulevard de la Croisette, famous for the Cannes Film Festival. This prominent road features many luxury shops and restaurants, which overlook the sea views of southern France. We continue the tour to the Picasso Museum in Antibes and enjoy the old part of the city

1) Le Suquet (The old town)

2) Notre-Dame de l’Esperérance – is the most important church in Cannes.

3) Musée de la Castre. 6 Rue de la Castre, 06400 Cannes

Located on the heights of the Suquet, the historic district of Cannes, in the remains of the medieval castle of the monks of Lérins, a historical monument, the Castre Museum dominates the Bay of Cannes, the Croisette and the islands of integrates in its defensive enclosure a main house and a chapel. In the middle of the courtyard stands a square Tower, whose height could allow the watchtower.

At the entrance to the Museum, a garden planted with Mediterranean trees, including large umbrella pines, welcomes you and opens up views to the beaches of the South.

In the middle of the Museum circuit, you can access the inner courtyard of the Castle, in the centre of which the watch tower was built.
After climbing the 109 steps of this magnificent building medieval, you can enjoy a view at 360 ° on Cannes and the coast.

4)  Boulevard de la Croisette ,  Musee Champelle Bellini ,67 bis avenue de Vallauris, Allée du Parc Fiorentina, 06400 Cannes.