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Where in the world: Europe  /  France  /  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  /  French Riviera - Cote d'Azur  /  Cannes

Top 15 things to do in Cannes

1. La Croisette

La Croisette stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean and is about 2 km (1.2 mi) long. The promenade is lined with ample upscale shops and posh restaurants, making it a haven for fashion enthusiasts.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
Tours from $35 › Learn more about La Croisette

2. Marineland, Antibes

Marineland receives over a million visitors a year. See performances by trained sea creatures, including trained orcas, otters, and seals.
Suggested duration: 8 hours
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3. Old Town, Nice

Old Town has a rustic and medieval feel with its historic buildings lining a meshwork of small roads. Stroll, shop, eat in one of the little restaurants, or just mingle with the locals.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
Tours from $28 › Learn more about Old Town

4. Nice City Segway Sightseeing Tour

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Explore top Nice attractions and take pictures you can’t wait to share on a fun 1-hour or 2-hour Segway outdoor tour. Cruise through historic Old Town, admire the seafront Promenade des Anglais, explore the colorful Cours Saleya flower market, enjoy panoramic views from Castle Hill, and visit several other don’t-miss sights in this beautiful city on the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur). This intimate, leisurely Segway tour led by an expert guide is a more novel way to experience Nice than a walking or bus tour. This small-group tour is limited to eight people for a more personalized experience. For a group experience please send us a message.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $35 › More about this tour at viator.com ›
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5. Colline du Chateau overlook, Nice

Enjoy beautiful sweeping city views from Colline du Chateau overlook. Take the more than 100 steps up, and on a clear day, you can see the Alps as well as the town's beautiful parks.
Suggested duration: 2 hours
Tours from $32 › Learn more about Colline du Chateau overlook

6. Food Tours, Nice

Follow your taste buds through the culinary landscape of Nice on a guided food tour. Walking around the city, you'll work up an appetite--easily satiated with morsels of French-Italian flavors common to Provence. Home of classics like Nicoise salad, the city is packed with food vendors and sit-down eateries serving mouthwatering specialties. Tours generally last about four hours, with food samples and wine included in the price.
Suggested duration: 8 hours
Tours from $60 › Learn more about Food Tours

7. Musée Marc Chagall, Nice

Musée Marc Chagall, founded in 1973, houses some of the best works of Marc Chagall. Chagall himself guided the architecture of the museum. Note the mosaic arching over a pond, and the blue stained glass that adorns the walls of the concert hall. View a famous series of 17 religious paintings, which Chagall offered to the French state in 1966. The museum hosts exhibitions on world religion, as per Chagall's wishes.
Suggested duration: 2h 30 min
Tours from $6 › Learn more about Musée Marc Chagall

8. ★ Walking Tour of Old Nice and Castle Hill

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★ #1 Most Rated Walking Tour, in Nice♡★ NICEFUNTOURS - If the tour is fully booked on the date you wish, please contact us - We might have still avaibility★ Check out the video of the walking tour here: bit.ly/NiceCityTour★ The walking tour of Nice is an essential part of the time spent by all visitors to the Côte d'Azur: iconic sites and a dive into the fascinating history of the city await you!★ On the Tour, you will taste the Iconic local delicacy "Pissaladière" Made by my mum! ☺️★ Get Top Tips from a LocalWhat is the best restaurant in town that you absolutely must visit? Which local dish will make you remember Nice. You will get a list of the best place to go so you don't fall into those tourist traps.★ I look forward to taking you to the best place of what the city has to offer and getting the most out of your trip to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. À bientôt!★ We can provide private tours, please get in touch prior - NiceFunTours
Suggested duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Tours from $34 › More about this tour at viator.com ›

9. Massif de l'Esterel, Agay

Trek along the rustic Mediterranean scenery at Massif de l'Esterel, a protected mountain range spanning the French Riviera. The sight of these craggy porphyry cliffs fringed by dark vegetation and rising above an azure sea has inspired many writers and painters. Rugged terrain with deep ravines and old cork oak forests provide shelter to red deer, foxes, and wild boars. A national forest extends for 130 sq km (50 sq mi), crisscrossed with hiking and mountain biking trails featuring maritime and stone pines and strawberry trees. Enjoy the sound of cicadas and inhale the scents of rosemary, thyme, and lavender.
Suggested duration: 6 hours
Tours from $49 › Learn more about Massif de l'Esterel

10. Le Suquet

Sitting atop Mont Chevalier, Le Suquet was once owned by the Abbots of Lerins. The remains of their castles and dungeons today make up the Castre Museum. This part of town will charm you with its narrow, inclined streets, and boasts a great view of both the bay and the rest of the mainland.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $22 › Learn more about Le Suquet

11. Rue Meynadier

Rue Meynadier is a well-known and busy street in Paris, lined with shops and houses built in an extravagant style.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
Tours from $55 › Learn more about Rue Meynadier

12. Departure from Saint-Raphaël - The creeks of Estérel

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- Duration of the ride 2h45- Child rate -12 years- Boarding at the Port of Santa Lucia (arrive 15 minutes before departure time)- As soon as you leave the harbor, head for Esterel and its red rocks of volcanic origin- Guided tour (fauna, flora, geology)- Access to caves and coves inaccessible to other boats- Swimming break with refreshment (fruit juice, rosé, water)- Feeling of gliding, music and good mood !!!
Suggested duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
Tours from $66 › More about this tour at viator.com ›

13. Île Sainte-Marguerite

The Île Sainte-Marguerite (pronounced [il sɛ̃t maʁɡ(ə)ʁit]) is the largest of the Lérins Islands, about half a mile off shore from the French Riviera town of Cannes. The island is approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 miles) in length (east to west) and 900 metres (0.56 miles) across.

The island is most famous for its fortress prison (the Fort Royal), in which the so-called Man in the Iron Mask was held in the 17th century.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $22 › Learn more about Île Sainte-Marguerite

14. Promenade des Anglais, Nice

This famous street travels along Nice's waterfront. Promenade des Anglais is a broad pathway stretching miles next to a wide beach. The promenade is popular for walking, biking, skateboarding, and in-line skating. Sit on a bench along the path, in one of the blue chairs (chaises bleues), or in a cabana. The promenade hosts numerous events, such as street plays and art competitions.
Suggested duration: 1h 30 min
Tours from $26 › Learn more about Promenade des Anglais

15. Nice Small-Group Walking Food Tour with Local Specialties & Wine Tasting

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Eat your way around Vieux Nice – Nice’s old town – on a 3.5-hour food walking tour! Led by a local guide passionate about the region’s rich gastronomic heritage, your tour includes up to 20 samples of deliciously different dishes from Nice. Sip wine from the nearby Provence hills, and try the famous pissaladière onion tart, the chickpea based socca or the succulent petits farcis stuffed vegetables. Learn about the Italian influence on the city’s cuisine, and visit top Nice attractions like the Cours Saleya Flower Market and Castel Hill.This small-group tour is limited to just fifteen people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Suggested duration: 3 hours
Tours from $77 › More about this tour at viator.com ›

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