Highlights of this tour
- The Yacht Marina
- Forville Covered market
- The Palais des Festivals
This walking tour through the center of Cannes brings you to all the highlights on walking distance from the cruise terminal in Cannes. Here your Officially licensed English-speaking guide waits for you when you get off the ship. Together you get to see the Marina with all the beautiful boats. The Palais des Festivals, and the covered market of Cannes.
Admire the huge yachts in this playground for the “rich & famous,” located near the old quarter of Cannes. The port of Cannes is situated in the heart of this attractive city, close to the historic old town. His anchorages are filled by a combination of sailboats, pleasure boats, and huge yachts. Together they provide one of the most iconic faces in this part of the Côte d’Azur.
Just behind the harbor lies Allées de la Liberté, a network of narrow alleys with trees. Except on Mondays, you find a flower market here during the week. And on weekends you can come here for all kinds of bargains and curiosities during the flea market.
Your next stop on this tour is the Forville covered market—this always pleasant and busy market where everything is supplied fresh daily. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, local specialties of the best quality are offered with a genuine friendly smile. Here your guide explains everything about local food specialties. There is time to try some and to walk around to get your souvenirs to take back to your loved ones.
Lastly, you see the Palais des Festivals. Several congresses are held in this building. The most famous being the film festival of Cannes, every year in May. During this time, the city of Cannes is all about glitter and glamour. The perfect moment to spot your favorite actors walking down the famous red carpet.
If you want to read more about Cannes and the rest of the south of France and its accessibility, read this blog post.
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