Central Old Town

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Old Town of Cannes is set around Le Suquet and the Old Port area of the town. It's a beautiful old part of the town with lots of great restaurants in the narrow streets and a lovely church at the top with amazing views of the sea and harbour. Vieux Nice and Saint-Tropez, a 35-minute drive away.

Nearest main train station : the main rail station TGV Gare de Cannes, offering connections to cities including Nice, Lyon, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Rome, Basel and Venice.

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Nearest airport : the closest major airport is Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, situated 24 km or 15 miles from the city center.

Nearest Coach Station : Coaches arrive at the city centre station Gare Routière de Cannes, located near the town hall.

Cannes Accommodation in City Centre

City Centre

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Cannes Old City Centre is situated around Le Suquet, which is the old quarter of Cannes France. The old town winding cobbled streets are lined with local restaurants and souvenir shops. The top of the castle ruins gives you a wonderful panoramic view of La Croisette, the harbour and the bay.

There is a good choice of hotels and furnished apartments in the old town area of central Cannes France. Accommodation is located a short walk from the Marina and Palais des Festivals, and not far from the Boulevard de la Croisette.

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Old Quarter Le Suquet

Cannes Old City Centre

The old historic centre of Cannes is based around Le Suquet, a 5 minute walk from the beach. It contains a clock tower and church that sit highfacing east overlooking the Bay of Cannes and Cannes itself. It's a major tourist attraction for visitors coming to central Cannes France. It is a popular area for people to climb the winding cobbled roads and enjoy the local cafes, restaurants, and shops.

On Rue Dr. P. Gazagnaire is the Marche Forville or Covered Market. The market lies at the west end of rue Meynardiers at the bottom of Le Suquet. Several restaurants and bars can be found along the Quay Saint-Pierre, around the rue Saint Antoine and the rue du Suquet. There are also a few Ancient Roman remains in this area.

Several hotels and apartments can be found in this area. Boutique apartment and cosy hotels in the heart of Old Town Cannes with private terrace and panoramic views from the Bay of Cannes to St. Tropez. Beaches and the Croisette are within easy walking distance. Parts of le Suquet are very lively at night with some great restaurants to discover.

Main sights and landmarks located in Cannes Old City Centre

Le Musée de la Castre -- located at the top of hill Le Suquet. The museum is located in the remains of the medieval castle of the monks of Lerins. It contains objects from the Pacific Atolls, Peruvian relics and Mayan pottery.

Marché Forville -- this covered market is open every day and is a popular city market. On Monday the market turns into a flea market.

Vieux Port -- located in the centre of town. The old port is bordered by the Gare Maritime, Allées de la Liberté where the Flower Market is held, the Hôtel de Ville (Town Hall) and the main shopping streets.

Cheap Cannes hotel and apartment in city centre

Eden Hotel - ( Hotel located in City Centre of Cannes in France )

The hotel was completely renovated in April 2007 and it is ideally located in Cannes’ city centre, in Rue d’Antibes, 150 metres from the famous Croisette and 15 minutes from the Palais des Festivals.

Hotel Martinez - ( Hotel situated in the City center of Cannes )

The luxury hotel enjoys a privileged position in Cannes on the Croisette (seafront). It features splendid fully-equipped rooms and suites, overlooking the hill, Cannes or the sea.

Suitehotel Cannes Centre- ( Cannes City Centre Hotel )

Ideally located in the heart of Cannes, the hotel welcomes you 5 minutes away from La Croisette, Le Palais des Festivals and the SNCF train station.