Less than ten minutes walk, you will have access to the essentials of Cannes:

The Palace of Festivals and Congresses

MIPIM, MIPTV, Cannes Festival, Cannes Lions, Cannes Yachting, MIPCOM… all the major international professional meetings of which you may be the hero are held there.

The beaches

In addition to the famous beaches of La Croisette, the city offers beautiful fine sandy beaches and in particular the Plage du Midi, to the west of Cannes (boulevard Jean Hibert) accessible in a few minutes from the Suquet house.
Public beaches and private beaches (Belle Plage, Maëma, Okay Beach, etc.) alternate all along this part of the coast, which remains sunny until the end of the day and open to the sea, with the Lérins Islands on the horizon. and the beginning of the Estérel.

The Port

The old Port of Cannes is located below Le Suquet along the Quai Saint Pierre, up to the Palais des Festivals. It is possible to rent a pleasure boat there or take an excursion boat at the end of the Quai Leboeuf towards the islands of Lérins, Saint-Tropez, the Corniche d’Or or Monaco, or even , in summer, to watch the dazzling spectacle of the pyrotechnic festival from the open sea.

Lérins islands

Accessible by pleasure boat or by shuttle from Quai Leboeuf, the Lérins Islands are the jewels of the Bay of Cannes.

The largest, Sainte-Marguerite, owes its name to Marguerite, whom a legend designates as the sister of Honorat, the hermit who founded the abbey on the neighboring island. But it is its old name, Lero, which is at the origin of Lérins. is the most visited in France. The island is dominated by the royal fort where the famous Iron Mask was held captive, the museum of which can be visited all year round. A few restaurants (L’Escale and La guerite), refreshments and private houses of about twenty residents are the only occupants of the island.

Saint Honorat Island. Chosen by Saint Honorat at the beginning of the 5th century for its wild and secluded character, Saint-Honorat Island is home to the monastery of Lérins, where 21 Benedictine monks live today. Vestige of the past, the fortified monastery is currently being restored. It is possible to buy in the shop the different productions of wines and liqueurs of the monks who also welcome the public for retreats or in his restaurant La Tonnelle.

Forville market

Open every morning (closing at 1 p.m.), with local fishing, regional fruit and vegetable producers (mainly in the central aisle) and flowers.
On Monday a few food stalls but above all a flea market.

The Allées flea market

Every Saturday, a great flea market on the Allées behind the town hall.

The Castre Museum

Renamed Museum of World Explorations, this charming little museum, located at the top of Le Suquet in the remains of the medieval castle of the monks of Lérins, presents a rich collection gathered by the baron of Dutch origin Tinco Martinus Lycklama at the end of the 19th century. Enlightened amateur for antiquities, orientalism, ethnography and primitive art, he bequeathed his collections to the City of Cannes which installed it in the premises of the former factory of Ceramics of Provence, or ceramics of Mont Chevalier (

Place de la Castre

The highlight of the city, it offers a splendid view of the bay of Cannes .

La Croix des gardes

Less than fifteen minutes by jogging (thirty minutes on foot) from Le Suquet, the Croix des Gardes natural forest park is home to one of the most beautiful mimosa forests on the coast, and a unique reserve for Provençal fauna and flora. At the top, the most sumptuous panorama over the bay of Cannes, the Lérins islands and the surrounding mountains.

Sporting activities

Several activities can be practiced nearby: jogging in the park of the Croix des Gardes, swimming, volleyball on the beaches of the Midi, sports course boulevard Jean Hibert, yachting, boxing lessons (Temple Boxing)… not to mention the four levels of the house that rivals the best step board!