Visit Nice, the capital of the Côte d’Azur, less than a 40 minute drive from Hôtel des Orangers in Cannes.
The famous La Croisette goes hand in hand with Cannes. It covers over 3 kilometres where you can gaze at the blue sea, casinos and legendary luxury hotels such as the Martinez, Carlton and Majestic.
Le Suquet and the Old Port
The cradle of Cannes, Le Suquet is the city's heart and soul for several reasons: it's the oldest part of Cannes, has amazing views of the bay and is home to the best monuments and cultural sites.
Cannes is home to over 8 kilometres of beaches brought to life by the Côte d’Azur sunshine and the sound of the waves.
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès is the city's best-known landmark and fuels its economy as it hosts world-famous annual events such as the Cannes Film Festival, International Games Festival and Pyrotechnic Art Festival.
Cannes, the city of stars and luxury, is a favourite destination among fashionistas.
Try your luck at one of the casinos in Cannes: the Barrière casinos on La Croisette, Casino 3.14 with its fabulous sea views and Palm Beach Casino on the tip of La Croisette.
Cannes is packed with restaurants where you can experience Mediterranean dishes, French classics, Japanese flavours or delicious Italian cuisine. Browse our top tips on the blog or ask at reception.
La Croix des Gardes Park
Gain ground in this leafy haven for incredible views of Cannes Bay and Lérins Islands.
Day-long boat trips here; set sail for Lérins Islands opposite Cannes Bay for an exciting experience. Île Sainte-Marguerite is just a 15 minute boat trip from Cannes port with amazing landscapes packed with nature and history.
Cannes is a cultural symbol of France and plays host to the biggest events in the world.
The Californie area
Cannes is a luxury city with heavenly landscapes home to wealthy owners who have built staggering villages in the upmarket Californie area.
Forville Market in central Cannes is open every day from 7am to 5.30pm except Monday when it hosts a flea market. Wander among the stalls selling seasonal produce, local fish and flowers.
Take a 1.5 hr drive to Saint-Tropez, the glitziest town on the Côte d’Azur and the perfect place to party all night long!
Sainte-Maxime is a haven of peace between land and sea where you can soak up the lanes oozing Provence.
As the first Roman military port in the Mediterranean, Fréjus is packed with history and culture. It's a 40 minute drive from Cannes so you can spend an afternoon gazing at its historical landmarks: aqueducts, arenas, cloister and Malpasset dam.
Famous for its perfume industry, all the biggest names have set up in Grasse.
Antibes is a sea resort between Nice and Cannes and the perfect place to soak up the beach and culture.
Villefranche-sur-Mer is 40km from Cannes, has one of the most stunning harbours in the world and, like so many artists, Jean Cocteau fell in love with its colourful buildings, old town and turquoise water.
Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat peninsula is home to one of the most amazing palaces on the Côte d’Azur: Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild.
Nestled between Nice and Monaco, Beaulieu-sur-Mer is famous on the Côte d’Azur for its prime location between land and mountain.
The Côte d’Azur's prettiest hilltop village, Eze, is worth a trip for its incredible views of the Mediterranean Sea and coastal towns below.
On the border with Monaco, Cap d’Ail has the best of the Côte d’Azur. Experience its blue sea, heavenly scenery and incredible views of Cap d’Ail bay and Monaco from the top of the Tête de Chien rock.
Visit Monaco, an hour's drive from Hôtel des Orangers. Spend a day gazing at its premium casinos, designer boutiques and famous Monte-Carlo area on top of the rock.
The pearl of the Côte d’Azur, Menton has one of the highest year-round average temperatures in France.