Cannes tours and excursions
A guided two-hour walking tour departs every Wednesday at 1430 from the tourist office. This takes in the Old Town (Suquet), the old port, the rue d'Antibes and La Croisette. The most rewarding nature trails are to be found on the Lérins Islands.Tel: +33 4 9299 8422.
Les Petits Trains du Cinema depart regularly from the tourist office. One heads to Le Suquet (Old Town), the other for La Croisette. Both trips last 40 minutes and include a multilingual commentary. Private hire is also available.Tel: +33 6 2261 2576.
The world capital of the perfume industry for more than three centuries, Grasse is 16km (10 miles) from Cannes. Four of its 300 perfume factories and the Musée International de la Parfumerie, 8 place du Cours, are open to the public. Buses to Grasse depart from the Cannes train station.Tel: +33 4 9336 6666.
Just 32km (20 miles) east along the coast, Nice is a museum mecca. The Musée Matisse in Cimiez displays a rich collection of paintings and sculptures in the artist's former home, while the Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain has French and American works from the 1960s to the present day.Tel: +33 8 9270 7407.
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