A list of activities that can be
enjoyed by tourists while on a trip to Cannes during the winter season.
Cannes experiences cold weather only for three months in a year when the
temperature hovers below 10 degree Celsius. To make the most of this
weather, tourists can opt for a number of activities. Some of the
popular winter activities are listed below.
The regions where tourists can opt for hiking are the channel of La
Siagne and the La Croix des Gardes Forest Reserve.
La Croix des Gardes - This ‘natural space’ is located in
the heart of the city and the forest spans an area of 80 hectares. It is
considered to be the city’s ‘green lung’ and the tourists can enjoy a
spectacular view of Cannes. Besides the botanical paths, tourists can
enjoy the 5 belvederes’ path that offers different viewpoints of the
Pre-Alps, massif of Esterel, islands and the bay of Cannes. The site
also includes an arboretum and an outdoor route that houses many
workshops. It also houses some esteemed residences of British community
that are worth a visit.
The Channel of La Siagne - The channel was primarily built
to provide water to the city. The channel begins at the Saint Cézaire
and the walk offers spectacular views of Cannes. From Ziem Avenue to rue
de Vallauris and from Bellini Avenue to Islands of Lérins and Palm
Beach, the views offered are awesome.
The place offers 10 excellent golf courses in beautiful surroundings.
The list of golf courses includes names like Cannes Mandelieu Golf
Course, Grasse Country Club Golf Course, Mougins Golf Club, Biot Golf
Course, Mandelieu la Napoule Riviera Golf Club and Royal Golf Club
Mougins. Apart from its setting in luxurious surroundings, the courses
offer relaxation and a variety of comfort to the players. Cannes also
offers challenging courses at some places.
Cannes is considered to be a shopper’s paradise. It provides innumerable
shops that offer everything, from haute-couture to decoration shops. In
fact, the renowned International and French brands are found in this
place. The famous shopping places are La Croisette, La Rue Meynadier, La
Rue du Commandant André, La Bocca, La Rue d’Antibes, La Rue Hoche and La
Rue des Etats-Unis. The lists of items that are on offer to the tourists
are perfumes, clothes, jewellery, leather products, decorative items and
The Cannes’ grape harvests are an enjoyable event and should not be
missed. The bars such as Cave Croisette and Cave 1862 Wines and Spirits
provide wine tasting experiences. The bars provide accompaniments with
the wine like beef carpaccio, tapas, house made foie gras, Iberian ham
and other dishes.
‘Fabrique’, the house of Olive offers the tourists the opportunity of
tasting preparations that are made from olives, following the line of
strict Mediterranean traditions.
So, wish you a gala time in the winters of Cannes.