The Promenade de la Croisette is one of the most famous sights of Cannes. Once it has been a simple cart road and today you can see luxurious villas and modern hotels along it. The number of these accommodations only grows each year. While taking a walk along palms, you can visit the most famous boutiques where purchase clothes international stars and celebrities. Croisette starts near the famous Palm Beach casino and guides to another sights of Cannes – Festival Palace. This is a true temple of art and so each year most famous stars come here, while their fans watch this fascinating parade of their favorite actors. The total area of all auditoriums and halls of the palace estimates 17 thousands of square meters. Nearby the palace you can see the Valley of Stars, where have leaved their handprints Charlie Chaplin, Sophie Loren, Princess Diana and numerous modern movie stars.
If you enjoy visiting historical monuments, then you should definitely visit Suquet Square that features a magnificent view of the city. An ancient La Castre fort built in the 12th century is located nearby. Today the walls of the palace store the exhibition of ethnological and archeological museums. St Michael’s Cathedral is the most important religious building of the city. If you make an excursion to the island of Sainte-Marguerite, you will be able to walk on Fort Royal. This fortress was built in the 17th century and was the main protective facility of the town, protecting it from pirates. In this fort was imprisoned a famous person, whose name is known to almost anyone – the Iron Mask.
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