Free Walking Tour Cannes

free walking tour cannes

Free walking tour Cannes guides you through the coastal city of Cannes in the south of France, famous for its beautiful beaches, stunning sea views, and glamorous film festival. The city is home to many historic landmarks, including the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, the famous venue of the annual Cannes Film Festival. The festival attracts famous filmmakers, actors, and celebrities from around the world and is one of the most prestigious film events in the world. The city’s seafront promenade, the Croisette, is a popular spot for a leisurely stroll and offers beautiful views of the Mediterranean sea. Cannes is also home to many restaurants, cafes, and shops that cater to both locals and tourists. Whether it’s soaking up the sun on the beaches, exploring the city’s rich cultural heritage or sampling the delicious cuisine, Cannes has something to offer for everyone.

General information

Meeting point

Meet your guide outside of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès

Start times

11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs

Duration

2 hours

Language

English

Price

Tip only basis

Important

Please remember to check your ticket after booking to ensure you don’t miss any updates from your guide.

Free Walking Tour Cannes – Itinerary

This free walking tour begins at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, the iconic building that is the heart of the Cannes Film Festival. The building is located on the Croisette, the famous boulevard that runs along the city’s coastline and is surrounded by stunning beaches and luxury hotels. The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès is a must-visit for anyone interested in film and the arts. 

Next, head to the Forville Market, one of the city’s most famous landmarks. This indoor market is located in the heart of the city and is a great place to experience the local culture and cuisine. The market is full of vendors selling fresh produce, seafood, and local specialties, and is a great place to sample some of the local flavors. 

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From there, walk to the Notre-Dame de l’Esperance, a beautiful church located in the heart of the city. The church was built in the 17th century and is an example of classic Mediterranean architecture. It is a great place to admire the beautiful stained glass windows and the intricate carvings that adorn the interior. 

Next, make your way to the Le Suquet, the historic district of Cannes that is known for its narrow, winding streets and stunning views of the city. Le Suquet is a great place to explore the city’s rich history and admire its charming architecture. The district is also home to the Musée de la Castre, which is located on a hill overlooking the city and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. 

After that, visit the Boulevard de la Croisette, the famous boulevard that runs along the city’s coastline. The boulevard is lined with luxury hotels, restaurants, and shops and is a great place to experience the luxury and glamour of Cannes. From the Boulevard de la Croisette, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Mediterranean Sea and the surrounding area. 

Finally, finish your tour at the Iles de Lerins, a group of small islands located just off the coast of Cannes. The islands are a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Mediterranean. The islands are also home to several historic landmarks, including the Fort Royal, which was built in the 17th century and is a great place to admire the views of the city and the sea.