8 Sights in Cannes, France (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Cannes, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Cannes, France.List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Cannes
1. Musée des explorations du monde (ex Musée de la Castre)
The Museum of Explorations of the World, formerly Museum of the Castre, is a Cannes museum installed in the remains of the medieval castle of the monks of Lérins in Suquet. Labeled "Musée de France", it presents collections belonging to the city of Cannes: primitive arts of Himalaya-Tibet, Arctic, pre-Colombian America, Oceania, Mediterranean antiques, Music Instruments of Asia, Africa, Oceania , America, 19th century landscape painting with the small masters of Provence.
2. Intercontinental Carlton Cannes
The Carlton Cannes is a historic 332-room luxury hotel opened in 1911, located at 58 La Croisette in Cannes on the French Riviera. It is famous for hosting movie stars from around the world during the annual Film Festival. After operating as an InterContinental since 1982, it is currently closed for major renovations and will reopen in spring 2023 as Carlton Cannes, a Regent Hotel.
3. Alain Gerbault
Alain Jacques Georges Marie Gerbault was a French Sailor, writer and tennis champion, who made a circumnavigation of the world as a single-handed sailor. He eventually settled in the islands of south Pacific Ocean, where he wrote several books about the islanders' way of life. As a tennis player he was ranked the fifth on the French rankings in 1923.
4. Chapelle de la Trinité
The Chapel of the Trinity is one of seven chapels, six of which survive - Saint-Pierre, Saint-Caprais, Saint-Michel, Saint-Porcaire, Saint-Sauveur and La Trinité - which were on the island of Saint-Honorat, around the abbey of Lérins, located in the bay of Cannes, in the French department of Alpes-Maritimes.
5. Villa Rothschild
The Villa Rothschild is a historic mansion in Cannes. It was built in 1881 for Betty de Rothschild (1805-1886), James Mayer de Rothschild's widow. It has been listed as an official historical monument since 1991. It was turned into a media library and carries the commercial name "médiathèque Noailles".
6. Fort Royal
The Royal Fort is a fort built on the island of Sainte-Marguerite, the largest of the Lérins Islands, in the harbor of Cannes. After the purchase of the fort, in 1996, the city of Cannes installed the Museum of the Sea of Cannes. There is also an international youth residence centre.
7. Fours à boulets
The ball ovens of the Lérins Islands are bullet ovens located in France on Saint-Honorat Island and Sainte-Marguerite Île, in the Gulf of Napoule off Cannes, in the French department of Alpes-Maritimes In the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.
8. Musée de la Mer
The museum was originally called Museum of the Sea, but changed its name from 2020 to the Museum of the Iron Mask and the Royal Fort This France Museum is an archaeological museum exploring land and sea
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