The French Riviera’s home to glitz and glam, Cannes is famous for its fashion boutiques, its fancy restaurants, and its celebrity-clad Film Festival. Regardless of your home in the French Riviera, Cannes is a must-see destination, and easy to access with your own car rental.
The main feature of Cannes is La Croisette, the beachfront strip along the sea, showcasing elegant designer boutiques, 5 star hotels, and a gorgeous array of yachts. The Old Town, known in French as Le Suquet, is a jigsaw of small cobbled streets mixed with charming restaurants, all set and ready to lure in pedestrians with their fantastic cuisine. Found at the top of the hill in Le Suquet is the clock tower, with its beautiful views over the surrounding towns and beaches.
Marché Forville, Cannes famous market, is often regarded as the place to find the most delicious and freshest food along the French Riviera. For those hoping to sneak a peek at the glamourous lifestyle of some of Cannes inhabitants, Port Pierre Canto is home to some of the most luxurious and elegant yachts in the Cote d’Azur.
Renting a car in Cannes is the easiest way to navigate the city of Cannes, to find the less tourist-filled beaches, and to visit the surrounding areas of St Tropez and Antibes. If you are staying in further afield towns, such as Monaco or St Jean Cap Ferrat, rent a car to visit Cannes, and do not miss out on the opportunity to visit the beautiful Lerins Islands. These historical islands, fantastic for hiking and lovely landscapes, are easily accessed via boat from Cannes.