Discover the Cannes Yachting Festival
The Cannes Yachting Festival is one of Europe’s premier boating events and the first of the season. Become immersed in luxury as you explore Palais des Festivals. Then head over to Port Canto for some majestic sailing action. Along with stops at other boat shows and festivals, the Cannes Yachting Festival is a summer Mediterranean destination to remember. The Genoa Boat Show, one Italy’s top-rated boat shows, promotes water sports at luxury along the French Riviera. More than a trade show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is luxury yachting at its finest.
The French Riviera awaits you at The Cannes Yachting Festival. The 6-day event welcomes yachting enthusiasts from around the world. For those 6 days in September, Cannes, France hosts yachting’s elite. The Cannes Yachting Festival takes place in two harbours with the bay of Cannes between them. One port is Le Vieux Port, one of the most historic shipyards in the world. Second is Port Canto, an ideal harbour for viewing what these luxury yachts look like as they sail or motor through the water. Be sure to stay until the last day. Of note is the Festival’s Concours d ’Elegance, a boat parade where participants show their yachts to sightseers.
Where to stay during the Cannes Yachting Festival
La Gray d ’Albion
With stunning views, La Gray d ’Albion has 200 rooms in the heart of Cannes, with suites located between La Croisette and Rue d ’Antibes. Designed to celebrate summer in the Mediterranean, the beach is never far away. From hotel room doors it’s only a short walk to Cannes’ nightlife and casinos. If you book one of La Gray d ‘Albion’s suites on the upper floor, you’ll have a private terrace and stunning ocean and city views.
The Five Seas Hotel Cannes
With 45 rooms and suites, the Five Seas Hotel Cannes surrounds guests in a sophisticated contemporary style. Like the Five Seas Presidential Suite with its terrace and unique jacuzzi, elegance is at its finest. Located in the heart of Cannes’ historic district, the Five Seas Hotel Cannes has a suite with a hidden private staircase and entrance called Top of Five. Booking one of Top of Five’s 2 suites gives you panoramic views of Cannes.
The Grand Hotel Cannes
The Grand Hotel has been part of Cannes for more than a century. Located on the spot of the original hotel built in 1863, The Grand Hotel is along Croisette. Staying at the prestigious Grand Hotel will give a feel of Historic Cannes. While staying, visit the Grand Hotel’s gardens.
Where to eat during the Cannes Yachting Festival
BFire by Mauro Colagreco
BFire offers wood fire cooking for authentic and classic tastes. BFire is in the La Majestic Hotel on the famous Croisette Boulevard. With its fresh fish grilled over an open wood fire, you get an opportunity to relax on the beach in exclusivity.
Astoux et Brun
For an authentic local Cannes experience, head over to Astoux and Brun for lunch, then do shopping in their shop of local seafood and other goodies. Astoux and Brun go back 3 generations in Cannes. Since then, they’ve branched out into a restaurant and brassier, both of which utilize historic Cannes flats.
Le Voilier has been serving Mediterranean dishes since 1973. Le Voilier is located at the foot of the historic Carlton Hotel. Fresh seafood and seasonal ingredients make Le Voilier a must-stop place to eat. Sit on the outdoor patio and watch the busy Croisette.
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