About Cannes

Cannes is famous for its yearly film festival in May, fantastic sandy beaches, great food and wine. The town started as a small fishing village but has since developed into a pulsating big city where nearly half of Cannes 70.000 inhabitants work in the tourist industry. The place has become a magnet for the rich and famous but has plenty to offer the person on an ordinary budget.

For more information see www.cannes.com

Cannes official web site is www.cannes.com where lots of good information can be found: Maps, shopping, restaurants, culture, festivals, golf, skiing, weather and links to oceans of interesting, practical information e.g. post, train connections etc... You can also book online tickets to the theatre and cinema in Cannes.

Activities 

Nature offers anything you desire from beautiful green landscapes to rugged mountains and impressive rocks which gives the possibility for a wide range of interesting activities such as: hiking, cycling, mountain climbing, skiing, horse riding, swimming, windsurfing, diving, rafting, sailing and much, much more.

Skiing

Only 60 km north east of Monatauroux is the winter sports region Greolieres-les-Neiges (1800m) and approx. 1 1/2 hours away are the regions of Auron and Isola (1800-2600m). In the Italian mountains 1 hour from Monaco is Limone which is a wonderful oasis for ski fans (drive via Ventimiglia). 

Golf

There are many beautiful and good golf courses in the area.