6 good reasons to visit Cannes in winter

6 good reasons to visit Cannes in winter

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With more than 3400 hours of sunshine per year, Cannes is a city where life is good in summer as in winter. This year we propose you to replace your winter ski holiday with a winter holiday by the sea, under the sun of the French Riviera. Take advantage of the assets and animations that the city offers you to spend an exceptional stay.


1.     Stay at the most authentic hotel of Cannes, open all year round  

For an exceptional stay and make the most of Cannes, the Hotel des Orangers Cannes is the hotel you need !

Located 5 minutes walk from the Croisette, the beaches, the city center, the shops, the train station and the Palais des Festivals, the hotel enjoys an ideal geographical location. It is a true haven of peace that awaits you, in the heart of the charming Suquet district, the old Cannes.

Enjoy a quiet room with the most comfortable bedding. Savour a delicious breakfast buffet each morning in the hotel’s veranda, warm and sunny. It overlooks the pool and the hotel’s private garden to offer you an idyllic setting as soon as you wake up. Relax in the hotel’s lounge bar. Take the opportunity to discuss with Sophie (receptionist for 24 years) and the rest of the team who give you the smallest secrets of the hotel and Cannes’ history.

If you are looking for an authentic, warm hotel that makes you feel at home, then the Hotel des Orangers Cannes is the place to book.


2.     Come and do the winter sales

Each year in january, the winter sales take place in the shops of Cannes.
Whether you are a fan of luxury ready-to-wear, haute couture or fashion in general, Cannes is THE shopping destination for you. There is something for every taste and every purse !

Your shopping places:

Boulevard de la Croisette: for luxury shopping where high-fashion houses are located such as Chanel, Dior, Yves Saint-Laurent and luxury ready-to-wear boutiques like Dolce & Gabbana, Armani, Celine…

Rue d'Antibes: to find major brands such as Zara, Mango… or perfumery, jewelry and other ready-to-wear shops, shoes and accessories. This is the most diverse street. Everyone finds his happiness there.

Rue Meynadier, the largest and most historic pedestrian street in Cannes, where various small shops are located at more affordable prices.

All these streets are a few minutes walk from the Hotel des Orangers CannesTo discover without delay !

3.     Enjoy the mild climate of Cannes in winter

The advantage with Cannes is that you can stay there all year roundAlthough it is most popular in summer, Cannes is also appreciated in winter. Temperatures are mild (between 4°C and 14°C). The sun is shining

You can enjoy a good hot chocolate/coffee in the sun on the terraces at the edge of the Croisette, or on the beach from the private beaches still open. Perfect to enjoy the superb sea view !


4.     Enjoy the peace and quiet in the city

Coming to Cannes in winter is a good idea if you want to discover the town, far from the frenzy of summer. Once the summer season is over, tourists from all over the world return to their normal lives. It is therefore a good time to visit Cannes and enjoy 100% of your stay.

Far from the crowds, you can discover Cannes like never beforeEverything is within your reach.


5.     Dicover the city of Cinema

Cannes is THE city of cinemaFor lovers of the 7th art, the city is full of pearls. Admire the magnificent murals throughout the city that showcase national and international film icons such as Alain Delon, Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin. 

This cinematographic itinerary stretches from Cannes-la-Bocca to the eastern part of Cannes. Play as a star as you pose behind the life-size silhouettes along the Croisette. In front of the Palais des Festivals de Cannes, take a photo of the handsprints of your favourite star on the Star-studded floor.


6.     Attend various events in and around Cannes in winter

In february, go to Mandelieu-la-Napoule, not far from Cannes, to attend the Mimosa FestivalThis year’s theme is “The big race around the world”. A festive and flowery programme awaits you: corsi (parades), activities… These 8 days of celebration around the mimosa. Enjoy the show and don’t forget to take pictures to keep a souvenir of this flowery moment.

For dance lovers, Break The Floor will be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in Cannes. A breakdance competition where the best dancers of this discipline compete.

Each year in february, the city of Nice, located 35 km from Cannes, beats to the rhythm of Carnival. Enjoy a festive, colourful and flowery program with plenty of entertainment, gourmet stands, carnival corsi, flower fights, shows… This is the biggest carnival in France and one of the most famous in the worldAn event not to be missed !


Between its pleasant climate, its magnificent landscapes, its fabulous lights and its animations, all the ingredients are gathered to make you spend an excellent winter holiday in CannesAll you have to do is plan your stay at the Hotel des Orangers Cannes.

Enjoy a 15% discount on your booking, with the code «DIRECT».

Our entire team is looking forward to seeing you !