Cannes is a great outdoors and sport city. It cultivates the image of well-being and of physical fitness under the sun of the Côte d’Azur with a colorful palette of sport activities. Yellow on the beach; blue with the water-sports, ochre with the clay-court tennis, green on the golf courses and the outstanding hiking in the back country. Do not forget the Provençal sport “par excellence” which is la Pétanque. This bowl game has as much color as a movie from Pagnol.
Walking, mountain biking, running, water sports, scuba diving, golf, winter sports – so many activities to practise all year round in an outstanding
environment between sea and mountains. We put you on track to sample the pleasures of outdoor sports in and around Cannes!
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Cannes has an area of sand 8 kilometers long, with 48 public and private beaches from the Boulevard du Midi to the Mouré Rouge Port, going along the mythical Boulevard de la Croisette. Some of the beaches invite you to leave your sun-bed to play a volley ball game.
All year round the municipal swimming-pools welcome the athletes and the skilled of the “farniente”.
Ski, wake board, sky diving, wind surf, kayak, kite surf, standup paddle, scuba diving, boat trips on a catamaran, sail or motor boating; you can discover an array of water sports that you can practice in the bay of Cannes.
You can practice tennis on a clay-court, synthetic or hard floor courts at Cannes Garden Tennis Club or at Parc Montfleury.
Golf enthusiasts are spoiled. There are ten 18 holes golf courses around Cannes.
There are two courses for the jogging fanatics. The coast is also ideal for a bike ride. If you enjoy hiking. Cannes offers you a sublime panorama on the way to la Croix des Gardes or along the Siagne canal.
There are six public areas to play Pétanque (bowling) which welcome skilled or inexperienced players to enjoy a bowl game or a Provençal game.
Only Cannes brand for establishments belonging to our quality and reliability charter, trust it to guide you; it will guarantee a warm welcome and a higher level of service at the right price. You can trust us and the list of addresses published by the Tourist Information Office will open up the best of Cannes to you.