Are you planning a weekend break in Cannes? Then you’re just in time! In this article, you’ll find everything you need for your getaway: activities to do, favourite districts, rentals and much more. It’s a must-see holiday destination that won’t leave you indifferent.

Weekend breaks in Cannes: our favourite rentals

Discover our selection of the best rentals for an unforgettable city break to Cannes. Whether you’re looking for an apartment with a sea view or a comfortable studio in the heart of the city, we’ve put together options to suit all tastes and budgets.

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Luxury modern apartment Cannes

Welcome to our elegant 120 m² apartment in Cannes, tastefully renovated and offering stunning views over Place du Général de Gaulle and the harbour. Ideally located in the heart of the city, close to all amenities and the beaches, this apartment has 3 comfortable bedrooms.

3 bedroom apartment Cannes

Beautiful 3-bedroom apartment offering peace and brightness in the heart of Cannes. Fully equipped with WiFi, air conditioning, washing machine and dishwasher. Located close to the Croisette, the Palais des Festivals, the train station and the beaches, this apartment combines comfort and practicality for an ideal weekend break in Cannes.

Apartment with view of the Port Cannes

Attractive 2-room apartment of around 50m², very bright with 4 large French windows opening onto a balcony with views over the port. The apartment has a bathroom, separate WC, air conditioning, WIFI and a washing machine. Located 100m from the beaches and the Croisette.

Apartment in Palm Beach Cannes

50m² apartment on the 5th floor with lift, with a large terrace. The living room has a sofa bed (160), while the bedroom has twin beds. The shower room has a WC. The building is accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Villa with pool and garden Cannes

This beautiful 290m² villa, set in 4240m² of lush gardens, can accommodate up to 10 people and offers spacious indoor and outdoor living areas, a swimming pool and modern amenities. Just minutes from Cannes’ beaches and attractions.

Where to stay during your city break to Cannes?

During your weekend break in Cannes, choosing the right area is essential. As a local and property expert, here are our recommendations.

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La Croisette

The ideal district for those looking for a glamorous break with breathtaking views over the Mediterranean. Here you’ll find luxury boutiques and upmarket restaurants.

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Arrière Croisette

As its name suggests, this area is located behind La Croisette and is much quieter. Its great advantage is its proximity to the main tourist attractions.

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Centre-ville et Rue d'Antibes

A very dynamic area with a wide variety of shops, cafés and restaurants. The big advantage is that you can do it all on foot. You’ll find accommodation to suit all budgets.

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Palm Beach

If you’re looking for a quieter, more residential area, this is the place. You’ll find a peaceful environment with easy access to public beaches and water sports activities.

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Le Suquet

A must-see historic district of Cannes. Enjoy the authentic charm of its cobbled streets and colourful houses. Nearby you’ll find the Musée de la Castre and the church of Notre-Dame d’Espérance.

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Carnot

Boulevard Carnot is a lively area linking the city centre to the A8 motorway. It’s an excellent choice for those looking for easy access to transport while still being close to shops and services.

What to do in Cannes during a weekend break?

Here’s the perfect itinerary for a 3-day stay in Cannes.

Day 1: Your first steps in Cannes

  • Stroll along the famous promenade, the Croisette. Enjoy the view, do a little shopping in the various boutiques.
  • Spend the rest of the morning on the Croisette beach or the Plage du Midi.
  • In the afternoon, visit the historic Suquet district and climb up to the Notre-Dame d’Espérance church for a magnificent panoramic view of the city.
  • Visit the Musée de la Castre, housed in a former castle.
  • Finish the day with dinner in a restaurant in the Vieux Port or Suquet.
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Day 2: Discover the islands

  • Take a ferry to discover the Lérins islands.
  • Visit the island of Sainte-Marguerite with its fortress and hiking trails.
  • In the afternoon, head to the island of Saint-Honorat and discover the monastery. Take the opportunity to taste the wine produced by the monks.
  • On your return, depending on your motivation, opt for a restaurant with a magnificent view of the sea or dine in peace in your rental accommodation or on your terrace.

Day 3: Shopping day

  • Go shopping in the famous Rue d’Antibes. You’ll find plenty of boutiques and cafés.
  • In the afternoon, we suggest you visit the La Malmaison art centre on the Croisette to discover temporary exhibitions of contemporary art.
  • Then visit Carnot, a lively area not to be missed.
  • Round off your weekend in Cannes with a visit to the Forville market to buy local produce and souvenirs. Then enjoy dinner nearby.

Our tips for a romantic weekend in Cannes

Planning a romantic weekend in Cannes? Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your time and organise your stay:

  1. Book a private cruise for two along the coast.
  2. Enjoy a romantic dinner at sunset by booking a table in a restaurant overlooking the sea. The La Palme d’Or restaurant offers gourmet cuisine and a romantic atmosphere.
  3. Book a holiday rental in Cannes now on our website and get the best options.

By combining all these tips, we’re sure you’ll have a wonderful weekend break in Cannes, whether as a couple, a family, with friends or on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further information. See you soon in the area!