A trip to Cannes is a must when visiting the French Riviera

If you are visiting the French Riviera then one of the most picturesque and beautiful cities that you should visit is Cannes. The city is very famous because of it being the location of the Cannes Film Festival, which is held there on an annual basis. This is not all that the city has to offer however and there are many great hotels, wonderful restaurants and interesting shops.

One of the best attractions to visit however is going to be related to the famous film festival. The Palais des Festivals et des Congres is the location where the festival is held at and when visiting here it is easy to feel the glamour that is associated with the destination. When you are here you will be able to see many hand prints of celebrities who have come to the festival embedded in the flag stones that can be found outside the building.

La Croissette is a very glamorous walkway which compliments the feel of the city wonderfully. If you are looking for souvenirs to take home then this would be one of the best parts of the city to visit. You will also find plenty of French coffee shops where you can simply sit down and enjoy some refreshments.

If you want to see some of the best artwork that the city has to offer then you should visit the Musee de la Castre which was originally constructed in the early 1950s. One of the most interesting features of this art gallery and museum is going to be paintings of the city which were done in the 19th century. These were done by local artists and give you an excellent idea into the history of this beautiful place. There is also a fascinating collection of over 200 musical instruments in the museum.