Port of Cannes (Port de Cannes)
Visitors docking at the Port of Cannes can head out on a walking tour of the dynamic city, which is filled with lush gardens and colorful streets. You can also take day trips to nearby cities, such as Monte Carlo, Nice, and the ancient St. Paul de Vence.
Other excursions include visits to Monaco’s narrow medieval streets or trips through the villages of Provence. Day tours usually include transportation and lunch. Alternatively, book a private tour and customize your itinerary of French Riviera highlights.
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Things To Know Before You Go
Cannes is most crowded in May, when the annual film festival takes place; to avoid the crowds, visit during autumn or early spring.
All of the city’s museums (and some restaurants) are closed on Mondays; on Sunday, most shops are closed, and buses are limited.
There is Wi-Fi in most cafés, restaurants, and tourist information centers in Cannes.
The majority of attractions in Cannes offer wheelchair access, but you should check in advance to be sure.
How to Get to Cannes From the Cannes Cruise Port
Cruise ships dock in the bay and passengers take tenders (small boats) to the Old Port (Le Vieux Port). From there, it's a short walk to Cannes’ city center, where you’ll find the Quai Laubeuf bus station and the Marine Railway Station (Gare Maritime). Shore excursions typically depart from the dock.
French is the official language in Cannes, but many locals also speak English. The currency is the euro, and there are many ATMs at or near the cruise port.
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