Its name evokes the famous film festival, famous directors, world film stars and pure glamour! A modest fishing village in former times, Cannes is nowadays a tourist destination of choice, appreciated for the architecture of its luxurious palaces of the 19th century, its beaches of the Croisette, its restaurants and abundant nightlife.
Between the sea and the mountains, Nice, known worldwide for its Promenade des Anglais, its old town with its flower market, its Cours Saleya and its culinary heritage, is the capital of the Alpes Maritimes. The mildness of its climate, its cultural richness, the beauty of its architecture, its hinterland for hikers and skiers and the immediate vicinity of its international airport, are its major assets.
From its ancient name Antipolis, Antibes was Roman, then the archbishop’s diocese in the Middle Ages and currently second municipality of the Alpes Maritimes. Renowned for its chic Cap d'Antibes, the city has merged with the seaside resort of Juan les Pins with its popular beaches and nightlife. From the imposing Fort Carré of the 16th century, to the Provençal market of the old town, to the luxurious yachts of Port Vauban, Antibes is appreciated as an agreeable and genuine place.
Saint-Raphaël, located in the Var department and the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur region, is right by the sea and is divided into different areas, real tourist places with very personal characteristics: the old city, the centre, the ports, Valescure, Boulouris, Dramont, Agay, Anthéor and Trayas, so many splendid sites at the foot of the Estérel.