SixStarCruises ABTA & ATOL prodection  ABTA & ATOL PROTECTED

Cannes, France Luxury Cruises

Famous for expensive shopping, fleets of privately-owned yachts and a list of celebrity tourists as renowned as the designer stores they come to visit, Cannes is an A-list city on the south coast of France. Always a popular destination for cruises, tourists can step off their luxury liners and explore its extravagant streets. From fashionable shopping to heady nightlife, there’s plenty to see on an outing in Cannes.

Sightseeing in Cannes

While the city of Cannes might be well known for having expensive tastes, it doesn’t disappoint when it comes to its cultural and modern tourist attractions. Its history dates back to the 2nd Century, when the original settlement grew into an international trading post. The city is littered with old buildings, some dating back to the early 1800’s, and it’s frequently used as a location for major motion movies. Here are some popular tourist locations you really must check out:

Île Ste-Marguerite

This tiny island, sitting off the south point of Cannes and less than two miles long, was once home to the Man in the Iron Mask, locked up in the fort in the 17th Century. Celebrated in writing and in film, the island can be visited on day trips from the mainland.

Plage du Gray d’Albion

Even in Cannes, a day on the beach is a luxury outing. Here at Plage du Gray d’Albion, the private sandy beach is open only to residents of top class hotels, or to tourists who choose to pay an entry fee. Once on the beach, a carpet leads towards the sea, and luxury sun loungers are lined up in perfectly level rows. Jet skiing and other water sports can be booked right here.

Le Palais

Staying in the port at Cannes for a whole night? One of the world’s most famous nightclubs, Le Palais, is right on your doorstep. Boasting celebrity clientele that puts the Film Festival to shame, this is a local hotspot that’s well worth a visit.

Shopping in Cannes

Where better to enjoy some retail therapy than in one of the world’s most exclusive shopping locations? Undeniably ostentatious, and with shops whose price tags range from the reasonable to the ridiculous, hours can be spent exploring the malls and arcades of this vibrant coastal town.

Marche Forville is located on the coast and lays claim to the title of Cannes’ most popular food market. Featuring locally caught fish and seafood every day, it’s also a great place to pick up popular French wines, cheeses and herbs, and an ideal place to buy picnic food if you plan to spend a day on the beach.

For some uber-trendy shopping that won’t give your wallet a fright, head to LaFayette Galleries in the heart of Cannes where fashionable clothing for the whole family is a speciality. The Galleries also sell some great accessories, home ware and speciality foods.

Eating out in Cannes

Restaurants in Cannes are often fine-dining, with seafood a popular favourite. There are plenty of small and local cafes here, but high end gastronomy is what this city is famous for. Next time your cruise pulls into Cannes port, why not step off your ship and enjoy a wonderful dinner at the Sofitel Hotel overlooking the dock? Serving modern French cuisine at its rooftop restaurant, you can enjoy some exquisite food with impressive views.

  • 1
Italy, France, Monaco & Spain
  03 July 2021
  Celebrity Apex
  7 nights
  Europe

Prices are based on SAIL. Upgrade to SAIL PLUS for £175pp or upgrade to SAIL ALL INCLUDED for £385pp PLUS book a Suite and all perks are included in the price! more

Cruise & Fly
£2769pp
Cruise Only
£2599pp
Alluring Italy & Riviera
  10 July 2021
  Seabourn Encore
  7 nights
  Europe

BLACK FRIDAY SALE | Reduced deposit of £400 per couple*. FREE three-category Veranda Suite upgrade and $1,000 FREE to spend on-board per couple. Book a Penthouse Suite and receive a total of $2,000 FREE to spend on-board per couple more

Cruise & Fly
WAS £4499pp
£4269pp
Cruise Only
WAS £3999pp
£3799pp
Italy, France, Monaco & Spain
  17 July 2021
  Celebrity Apex
  7 nights
  Europe

Prices are based on SAIL. Upgrade to SAIL PLUS for £175pp or upgrade to SAIL ALL INCLUDED for £385pp PLUS book a Suite and all perks are included in the price! more

Cruise & Fly
£2769pp
Cruise Only
£2599pp
Rome (Civitavecchia) to Monte Carlo
  22 July 2021
  Seven Seas Mariner
  7 nights
  Europe

BLACK FRIDAY SALE | Save up to 23% PLUS receive $500 FREE to spend on-board per couple. Up to 55 FREE shore excursions

Cruise & Fly
WAS £5129pp
£3989pp
Cruise Only
WAS £4729pp
£3599pp
Italy, France, Monaco & Spain
  31 July 2021
  Celebrity Apex
  7 nights
  Europe

Prices are based on SAIL. Upgrade to SAIL PLUS for £175pp or upgrade to SAIL ALL INCLUDED for £385pp PLUS book a Suite and all perks are included in the price! more

Cruise & Fly
£2879pp
Cruise Only
£2629pp
Alluring Italy & Riviera
  14 August 2021
  Seabourn Encore
  7 nights
  Europe

EXCLUSIVE OFFER!

Cruise & Fly
WAS £4499pp
£3399pp
Cruise Only
£3799pp
Spain & Romantic Rivieras
  11 September 2021
  Seabourn Encore
  14 nights
  Europe

Suites selling fast!

Cruise & Fly
WAS £7999pp
£7599pp
Cruise Only
£7119pp
Alluring Italy & Riviera
  18 September 2021
  Seabourn Encore
  7 nights
  Europe

Cruise & Fly
WAS £4499pp
£3699pp
Cruise Only
£3799pp
Barcelona to Venice
  25 April 2022
  Oceania Riviera
  12 nights
  Europe

Call our expert Cruise Concierge to tailor make this cruise

Cruise & Fly
£2449pp
Cruise Only
£1899pp
  • 1
Prices are subject to change and availability. Prices may vary depending on airport selected.

Our Award-Winning Service

At SixStarCruises, our dedicated Cruise Concierge provide first-class customer service and support from booking your cruise to returning home. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional standard to our customers, as proven with our customer reviews below.

SSC Award - Best Company 2020 Top 100
SSC Award - TTGTOP50 Travel Agencies 2019
SSC Award - WAVE awards 2018 Winner Best cruise agent
SSC Award - WAVE awards 2019 Winner Best online agent
SSC Award - Agent Achievement Awards 2018 Winner

By providing your email address and clicking the Submit button, you consent to us sending you cruise holiday deals by email. For further details, please see our Privacy Policy here.

SixStarCruises acts as a retail agent to you and also as a disclosed agent of the holiday provider. Many of the flight inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking terms and conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate click here
Need help with your next SixStar cruise? Call one of our Concierge, FREE today on 08082026105.
chaticon