Glamorous, exciting Cannes is one of France’s most popular tourist destinations, and without insider knowledge you can sometimes feel that you’re just following the well-beaten tourist trail.
As wonderful as Cannes’ iconic beach clubs and art deco hotels are, we also know that one of the greatest pleasures of a holiday abroad is stumbling upon the little 'hidden treasures' - perhaps a locals’ food haunt, an artwork tucked away on a backstreet, or a quiet garden with a stunning Mediterranean view.
Cannes has all of these and more: you’ve just got to know where to look. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of some of Cannes ‘small and secret spots’ so that you can break away from the crowd and make your own discoveries...
Best ‘secret’ beach: Plage Port Palm
Authentic Mediterranean experience
Where to enjoy the spectacular sunset
Italian luxury at Villa la Domergue
Locals’ food haunt: Aux Bons Enfants
Best coffee in Cannes: Lux Cafe