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Key Info

La Croisette

Price & Hours

Free

Details

Free, Neighborhood/Area, Sightseeing Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend

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  • 5.0Value
  • 0.0Food Scene
  • 4.0Atmosphere

You won't want to miss La Croisette on a visit to Cannes. This famous promenade bursts with upscale shops and hotels like the InterContinental Carlton Cannes and the Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic, as well as beaches from end to end. Once a dirt road surrounded by sand dunes, La Croisette was transformed into a promenade at the end of the 19th century, slowly turning into the elegant destination that it is today.

Recent visitors say it's a great place to take a walk thanks to the fantastic views, high-end shopping and great people-watching. However, others warned that the beach can get quite crowded.

Stroll the promenade any time of day for a beautiful way to see Cannes. Visit this website for more details.

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