Winter Activities in Cannes France

 

Winter Activities in Cannes France

A list of activities that can be enjoyed by tourists while on a trip to Cannes during the winter season.

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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.

Hiking

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.

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Golf

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.

Shopping

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 many more.

Wine tasting

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.


 
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