Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Cannes, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 73 m
Descend 51 m

Experience Cannes in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CannesIndividual Sights in Cannes

Sight 1: 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)

987 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: Virginie Hériot

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Virginie Hériot

Virginie Claire Désirée Marie Hériot was a French yachtswoman who won in the 1928 Summer Olympics in the 8 Metre Aile VI.

Wikipedia: Virginie Hériot (EN)

29 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

1037 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 4: Tour du Suquet

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The Tour du Suquet is a vestige of the fortifications, dating from the eleventh century and protected as a historical monument, located in the city of Cannes, France.

Wikipedia: Tour du Suquet (FR)

43 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Musée des explorations du monde (ex Musée de la Castre)

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

Wikipedia: Musée de la Castre (FR), Website


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