Cannes is one of the most sophisticated cities in the Cote d'Azur. Its magnificent promenades decorated with palm trees and flowers, like the Boulevard de la Croisette for example, will invite you to stroll along side the beautiful sea. Its legendary reputation as the city which represents “the good life” is more than justified, having an oasis of prosperity, high security and quality of life. The dreamlike landscape, the mosaic like neighborhoods, the magnificent frame surrounding the city, the high-quality services, all this and more attract all those who appreciate a certain lifestyle and class. But let’s get back to the roots.
In 1853 the English statesman Lord Brougham was traveling through the River Var, the former state border, but was prevented to continue his journey to the cholera-contaminated Italy and found the small fishing village in the Bay of Napoule. He was so captivated with this little village that he took his residence here and built the ever famous Villa Eléonore. Together with his friends and numerous other English winter guests, they formed the Colonie Anglais, the legacy of Cannes as a winter resort and spa retreat started.
Today Cannes is a vibrant city with numerous events, it begins with the Mimosa-festival in February, fallowed right after by the multimedia fairs and congresses of the Milia up to the Midem, to finally reach its climax in May, where the very famous Festival du Film is held and which is undoubtedly the one which has brought the most famous people to Cannes. In the summer the International Yacht Exhibition takes place in Cannes and is unbeaten as the center and venue of the Royal sailing regattas.
The city on the French Riviera also convinces by a series of luxury hotels, historic buildings and the popular casinos, with its Michelin-starred restaurants: "Villa des Lys **" and "Palm d'Or **" and also not to forget the 700 stores in which all the great and prestigious brands are represented.
When the night falls, is when the chic ambience of the glitzy clubs in the luxury hotels (Martinez, Majestic, Carlton, Palais Stéphanie) on the evening terraces begins. Cannes has actually more than a hundred hot & glamorous addresses and an extensive music program. It will not be easy to decide between all the activities it has to offer. For the those who are fan of nerve-racking excitement, a visiting to one of the three casinos will be a true delight. And then when the night is slowly coming to an end, admire together with your beautiful escort Lady the breathtaking sunrise on the bay of this legendary city …