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Historical visit of the city of Cannes

Visit to the city of Cannes“Once upon a time : Cannes!”.

Who would have ever imagined that this little fishing port would one day become a world famous centre of unparalleled fame?

Take a walk through Cannes and discover a forward-thinking dynamic town with historic roots.

Discover its little known past and trace the footsteps of these luminaries who have formed its character. From the Iles de Lerins (islands a short boat ride away) to the Old quarter of Le Suquet, Cannes has built its reputation over 2 centuries as a magnet for the privileged few.

From ancient history to glamour. Follow the guide!


Prices for individuals :

• €6/person
• Free under 16 years old.
• Half price for disable people

• From october to may : every mondays at 2:30pm in French or English version, simultaneous departure
• From june to september : every mondays at 9.15am in French and English, simultaneous departure


Duration of the visit: around 1h30
Minimum of 5 people and maximum of 25.

You are highly advised to purchase your tickets in advance at the Tourist Office of the Palais des Festivals et des Congrés de Cannes 7 days a week from 9 am to 7 pm– from November to February from 10 am to 6 pm, and in July and August from 9 am to 8 pm. 

Information: Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 99 84 22

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We are pleased to offer group conditions as follow:

Groups are limited to 30 people maximum. The package price for a tour is €150 (for a group of 1 up to 30 people). Over 30 people, and according to our planning availabilities, we can propose you to start a second group with the same conditions.

Our visits are proposed in English and Italian (except the guided tour “Cannes and the Cinéma: A glamorous partnership”) only proposed in English.

Guided tours are proposed all year round (except during the Film Festival), according to our planning availabilities. A list of independent guides can also be proposed if the Tourist Office is unable to make the tour.
As per the visit of the Palais des Festivals “A mythical place seen from inside”, available dates for guided tours are given between 4 to 6 weeks prior to the visit. No confirmation for tours can be issued earlier.

All our visits are walking tours and starts from the Tourist Office.
Each tour last 1h30 to 1h45.

CONTACT : FABIENNE CESSIN - - Tél. : +33 (0)4 92 99 84 22

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