Le Cannet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Cannet in Alpes-Maritimes

Photo is of Cannes at 3 km from Le Cannet

Visit Le Cannet: highlights and tourist information

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Le Cannet is situated in the Alpes-Maritimes department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cannes at 3 km and Valmasque Parc at 3 km.

Le Cannet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction south-south-west)

Cannes has a charming town and harbour area, and is one of the most...

See Cannes guide
Valmasque Parc

Valmasque Parc

at 3 km (direction north-north-east)

Valmasque Parc is a tranquil park of trees and picnic areas...

See Valmasque Parc guide


at 3 km (direction north-west)

You will want to pause several times to admire the views across Cannes Bay...

See Mougins guide
Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Ile Sainte-Marguerite

Island at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

The Ile Sainte-Marguerite is one of the Iles de Lérins on the Cote d'Azur...

See Ile Sainte-Marguerite guide


at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

While lacking the attractions of the more important Riviera towns, Mandelieu-la-Napoule is well placed...

See Mandelieu-la-Napoule guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

The traditional Provencal town of Pegomas is ideally visited in early spring as part...

See Pegomas guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

Very quiet when we visited, we found Valbonne to be an almost undiscovered small...

See Valbonne guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction east)

A short distance west of Antibes, Juan-les-Pins is one of the liveliest resorts in...

See Juan-les-Pins guide
Iles de Lérins

Iles de Lérins

Island at 7 km (direction south-south-east)

The Iles de Lérins is a peaceful group of islands to the south of...

See Iles de Lérins guide
Ile Saint-Honorat

Ile Saint-Honorat

Island at 8 km (direction south-south-east)

The Ile Saint-Honorat, one of the Iles de Lerins south of Cannes, is best...

See Ile Saint-Honorat guide


at 9 km (direction east)

One of the most picturesque towns on the Riviera, Antibes also has a very...

See Antibes guide


at 9 km (direction north-east)

The arcacded houses around Place des Arcades are the start of your visit to...

See Biot guide
Cap d\'Antibes

Cap d'Antibes

at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

The Cap d'Antibes peninsula is a tranquil region between Antibes and Juan-les-Pins, with a...

See Cap d'Antibes guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction south-west)

The resort at Theoule-sur-Mer is on the coast near Cannes, and is a cheaper...

See Theoule-sur-Mer guide

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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

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


  • 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)
  • La citronneraie (45km)
  • Serre de la Madone (45km)
  • Palais Carnolès (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

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

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

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