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Best Free Tours in Cannes

Cannes is an interesting destination for tourists due to its stunning location on the French Riviera and its rich history. It is home to the world-famous Cannes Film Festival, which has been held annually since 1946 and attracts some of the biggest names in film from around the globe. Joining free walking tours in Cannes is a great way to explore this glamorous city and its many attractions, with a local guide! There are several tours available, each offering something different for visitors. The Essential Cannes City Tour provides a great introduction to the history, culture and local stories of Cannes. The unique Cannes Film Festival & Stars Free Tour takes you behind the scenes at one of the world's most prestigious film festivals. Visitors can take a stroll along La Croisette, where they will learn all about movie stars who have graced its red carpet over the years. Finally, with the Free Cannes by Night Tour guests enjoy an after-dark look at Cannes while discovering some of its hidden secrets and exploring its lively nightlife scene. With so much to see and do during these Cannes free walking tours, tourists are sure to gain an appreciation for this beautiful city!

Highlights of a Free Tour in Cannes

Whether you're looking to explore the old town of Le Suquet, take a stroll along La Croisette, or visit the Palais des Festivals, there are plenty of glamorous attractions to see with Free Tours in Cannes. Le Suquet is an ancient hilltop neighborhood that offers breathtaking views of the city and sea. Here you can find quaint cobblestone streets lined with restaurants and boutiques, as well as the 16th-century Notre-Dame de l'Esperance Church. La Croisette is a 3 km long promenade that runs along the coast of Cannes and is home to some of the most luxurious hotels in France. The Palace of Festivals and Congresses is where the annual Cannes Film Festival takes place and it's worth visiting even if you don't attend the festival itself. You'll feel like a film star on the red carpet! Other attractions covered in most free tours in Cannes include the Marche Forville, Rue d'Antibes, and Rue Meynadier. No matter what your interests are, there's something for everyone in Cannes! From exploring historic sites to taking in stunning views from atop Le Suquet or strolling along La Croisette, this city has plenty of highlights to offer visitors.

Things to Do in Cannes

Here are some of the top attractions and activities that should not be missed when visiting Cannes. To feel like a star, sample local produce at Marché Forville. This bustling market offers visitors a chance to sample some of the finest local produce from around Cannes: from fresh fruits and vegetables to artisan cheeses and charcuterie. If you want to adventure further away, visit the Lerins Islands, especially Sainte-Marguerite Island. This archipelago offers visitors a chance to spend a fun day exploring its history, culture, and natural beauty. Boat trips are available from nearby ports such as the Vieux Port, Juan-les-Pins or Golfe Juan. If you prefer driving, then head to Verdon Gorge. You can explore the stunning scenery of this breathtaking gorge with hikes available year-round. Of course, every May, Cannes plays host to one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world! Visitors can attend screenings of some of the best films from around the globe as well as take part in glamorous red-carpet events. Finally, go shopping at Rue d'Antibes or check out Rue Meynadier. Here you will find many shops selling local products such as olive oil, honey, lavender, soaps, spices, jewelry, artworks and more! Come enjoy Cannes today!

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