Every year, Cannes attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists. Cannes, being recognized all over the world for being a hideout place for the rich and famous gains plenty of press coverage as celebrities soak in the Mediterranean sun.
Since the aristocrats started going to Cannes during the winter to get away from the cold and darkness of Europe, Cannes’s tourism has increased steadily.
If you choose to visit Cannes and experience the marvelous French Riviera city and understand what the fuzz is all about, you probably want to prepare yourself with some information on what you can do, how you can get around the city.
In the article Cannes travel guide, you’ll get to learn everything from traveling to Cannes to helpful numbers to dial as well as things to do in Cannes, but in this post, however, we’ll be focusing on the tourist offices and other helpful sources for that can provide you with Cannes tourist information that will help make your stay more pleasant.
If you don’t want to acquire your Cannes tourist information by walking to a physical tourist information venue, why not visit the official Cannes tourist information website instead?
Also known as office du tourisme in French, this website will give you all the latest information you need to know about Cannes. New events are regularly updated and the information on the page is up-to-date.
The information might not be as thorough and detailed as, take for example CannesEstate’s guides, but they will provide you with all of the basic information to get around the town. Plus, if you want more detailed tourist information, you can just go to the tourist information venue.
The official Cannes tourist information website is available in a number of different languages, and all in all, the information here will help make your Cannes stay more seamless.
Okay, okay, sorry for being so self-centered, but we actually put great effort into creating helpful Cannes tourist information and guides that will help make your stay more pleasant. We focus on bringing you in-depth and super thorough information about Cannes, as well as the rest of the French Riviera so you know everything you need to know when you get here. The Cannesestate website is a great information for everything you need to know about the French Riviera as a tourist and as a resident.
Cannes tourist information offices
Also known as offices du tourism, these are obviously the best place to go for Cannes tourist information. At the tourist information offices, a number of different languages are spoken, so maybe, you can talk to someone who is working there that speak your own language (if you speak a language other than French or English).
The tourist information offices have a large array of different brochures, maps, guides, etc in paper form which you can bring with you free of charge. These are about everything from daily activities to various theme parks etc. Essentially, everything there is to do in Cannes.
There are three tourist offices in Cannes where you can head for Cannes tourist information.
TOURIST OFFICES PALAIS DES FESTIVALS ET DES CONGRÈS
Firstly, we have the main tourist information office in Cannes which is also the largest of the tourist offices. This is perfectly located in the Palais des Festivals et des congress, in other words, the building in which the Cannes film festival is held, located right on the Croisette, making it easily accessible in the heart of Cannes.
Here, you’ll not only find counters where you can ask for help or brochures, but you can also find an official store for Cannes branded products if you want to purchase Cannes souvenirs.
- 1, boulevard de la Croisette
- La Croisette – 06 400 CANNES
- Open 7/7, 9 am to 7 pm from March to October, 10 am to 6 pm from November to February and
- 9 am to 8 pm in July and August.
- Tel. : + 33 (0) 4 92 99 84 22
- Fax: + 33 (0) 4 92 99 84 23
PLACE DU MARCH CANNES LA BOCCA tourist office
In Cannes La Bocca, you’ll find the second tourist information office for Cannes tourist information.
- 1 av. Pierre Semard
06150 CANNES LA BOCCA
- Open from Tuesday to Saturday :
* From 9 am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 5 pm from November to march
* From 9 am to 12.30pm and from 2:30 pm to 6 pm from April to October
Train station tourist office
Strategically located in Gare de Cannes, this tourist information office is easily accessible as it is located close to the heart of Cannes, and perfect to visit if you come to the Cannes train station.
- 8 bis, place de la Gare
Tel. : + 33 (0)4 92 99 84 22
Fax : + 33 (0)4 92 99 84 23
- * Office open from 9:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 18:00.
* Office closed on Sundays and public holidays.