9 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 9 sights are available in Cannes, France.

Sightseeing Tours in Cannes

1. Musée des explorations du monde (ex Musée de la Castre)

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The Museum of Explorations of the World, formerly the Musée de la Castre, is a museum in Cannes located in the remains of the medieval castle of the monks of Lérins at Suquet. Labelled "Musée de France", it presents collections belonging to the city of Cannes: primitive arts of Himalayas-Tibet, Arctic, pre-Colombian America, Oceania, Mediterranean antiquities, 19th century landscape painting with the little masters of Provence.

Wikipedia: Musée de la Castre (FR), Website

2. Alain Gerbault

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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.

Wikipedia: Alain Gerbault (EN)

3. Chapelle de la Trinité

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The chapel of the Trinity is one of the seven chapels, six of which remain-Saint-Pierre, Saint-Caprais, Saint-Michel, Saint-Porcaire, Saint-Sauveur and La Trinité-which were on the island Saint-Honorat, around Lérins Abbey, located in the Baie de Cannes, in the French department of Alpes-Maritimes in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Wikipedia: Chapelle de la Trinité de Cannes (FR)

4. Villa Rothschild

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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".

Wikipedia: Villa Rothschild (EN), Website

5. Intercontinental Carlton Cannes

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The Carlton Cannes, a Regent Hotel 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. Following major renovations, it reopened on 13 March 2023.

Wikipedia: Carlton Cannes Hotel (EN)

6. Fort Royal

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Fort Royal is a fort built on Sainte-Marguerite Island, the largest in the Lérins Islands, in the Rade de Cannes. After the redemption of the fort, in 1996, the city of Cannes installed the Museum of the Cannes Sea. There is also an international center of stay for youth.

Wikipedia: Fort royal de l'île Sainte-Marguerite (FR)

7. Fours à boulets

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The bullets of the Lérins Islands are bullet ovens located in France on Saint-Honorat Island and the Sainte-Marguerite Island, in the Gulf of Napoule off Cannes, in the French department of Alpes-Maritimes In the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Wikipedia: Fours à boulets des îles de Lérins (FR)

8. Chapelle Saint-Sauveur

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Chapelle Saint-Sauveur Florian Pépellin / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Saint-Sauveur chapel is a chapel located on the island of Saint-Honorat, in the bay of Cannes. The island depends on the commune of Cannes, in the department of Alpes-Maritimes, in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, in France.

Wikipedia: Chapelle Saint-Sauveur de Cannes (FR)

9. Musée du Masque de fer et du Fort Royal

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The museum was originally called Museum of the Sea, but changed its name from 2020 at the Museum of the Iron Mask and Fort Royal. This museum in France is an archaeological museum exploring land and sea

Wikipedia: Musée du Masque de fer et du Fort Royal (FR), Website


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