Le Cannet tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Cannet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Cannet is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence region, in the south-east of France at 24 kilometres from Nice, the department capital (general information: Le Cannet is 688 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cannes at 3 km and Valmasque Parc at 3 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Cannet, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Le Cannet in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Le Cannet

Markets in and near Le Cannet

Market days in Le Cannet: weekly market: Tuesday & Sunday;

  • Le Cannet: market Tuesday & Sunday (0km)
  • Vallauris: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Cannes: market Monday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Cannes: market every day except Monday (3km)
  • Mouans-Sartoux: market Tuesday & Thursday (6km)
  • Mandelieu-la-Napoule: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Valbonne: market Tuesday & Thursday & Friday (7km)
  • Antibes: market Wednesday & every day except Monday (9km)
  • Grasse: market Wednesday & Tuesday (12km)
  • Peymeinade: market Monday (14km)

More information about Le Cannet, Provence

Tourist attractions near Le Cannet, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Le Cannet.

Aquarium

  • Marineland d'Antibes (10km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Frejus Cathedral cloisters (28km)
  • Trophy of Augustus (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye de Lerins (Cannes) (3km)
  • Eglise de St Raphaël (Saint-Raphael) (26km)
  • Cathédrale Saint Léonce (Frejus) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de la Napoule (8km)
  • Jardin botanique de la villa Thuret (9km)
  • Jardin de la Villa Fort de France (13km)
  • Le Vallon du Brec (24km)
  • Jardin botanique (24km)
  • Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild (28km)
  • Serre de la Madone (45km)
  • Palais Carnolès (45km)
  • La citronneraie (45km)
  • Jardin Germaine l’Hardy-Denonain (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Grottes de Saint-Cezaire (19km)
  • Baou de Saint-Jeannet (22km)
  • Cascade de Gairaut (26km)
  • Tete de Chien (35km)
  • Barrage de Chaudanne (49km)
  • Barrage de Castillon (51km)
  • Lac de Castillon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc Phœnix (19km)
  • Parc zoologique de Fréjus (25km)
  • Parc zoologique du Cap Ferrat (28km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Cannet

Canton: Cannet

Arrondissement: Grasse

Department: Alpes-Maritimes

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Le Cannet

from Nice (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 688 km

from Calais: 907 km

from Nice: 25 km

from Bordeaux: 621 km

from Strasbourg: 560 km

Getting here

Le Cannet is in the south-east of France. Most visitors fly into Nice airport. Coming from the UK by car the route takes about 12 hours (can be busy in summer). For driving distances to Le Cannet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cannes, La Roquette-sur-Siagne, Mouans-Sartoux, Mougins and Vallauris.

This page in French: Visiter Le Cannet