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The Beautiful French Riviera
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The Beautiful French Riviera
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Cannes, France

Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Cannes is a charming cruise port with a unique sense of glamour, elegance, and history. Nestled in the French Riviera, Cannes is a great port for shore excursions, as they often take you deep into the surrounding region. Cannes is home to a world-famous international film festival (Palais des Festivals), bringing a big Hollywood atmosphere to this little port. While in Cannes, you can enjoy its beaches, tour a medieval castle-turned-museum, and spend some time exploring the old town sector. There are also several upscale shopping opportunities, and nearby towns of Nice and Manco are easily accessible by train.

Currently, only MSC Cruises and Star Clippers offer cruises from Cannes. MSC Cruises features 4- to 7-night Mediterranean cruises from Cannes, stopping at ports such as Barcelona, Genoa, Civitavecchia, and more! There is also a longer 22-night cruise from Cannes to South America onboard the feature-filled MSC Seaview. Star Clippers’ tall ship Royal Clipper also does 7-night Europe cruises from Cannes, plus a 12-night one-way trip from Cannes to Lisbon.

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Destinations for Cruises from Cannes, France

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise from Cannes, France. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises from Cannes, France

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

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River Cruise Lines

Becoming more and more popular, a river cruise is an immerse and destination-focused vacation experience, on a small and luxurious vessel.

River cruises sail through the inland waterways of some of the world's most interesting vacation destinations (i.e. Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America), and provide their guests with a greater opportunity to spend time visiting more unique ports of call than a traditional cruise typically would.

Because the destination is the star of a river cruise, (typically guided) shore excursions are included at no additional charge by many River cruise lines. There are usually many interesting lectures given during the cruise, by experts on the history and culture of the region being visited.

Among the famous rivers that one may take a river cruise on are the Rhine, Mississippi, Seine, Danube, Mekong, Nile, Yangtze, Amazon and Douro.

MSC Cruises
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  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 23 (1,952 - 6,762 Guests)
  • Kids Sail Free
  • True Italian Hospitality
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  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 3 (170 - 227 Guests)
  • Intimate
  • Casual Atmosphere
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  • River Cruise Line
  • Ships: 25 (40 - 310 Guests)
  • All inclusive pricing
  • Family owned cruise line
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Things to do near Cannes, France

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in Cannes, along with a brief description:

♦ Promenade de la Croisette

This popular promenade is located along the shore of Cannes, separating the city from the Mediterranean Sea. This area is where Cannes’ famous film festival is held. It is also the location of many upscale shops, lodging, and dining venues. Promenade de la Croisette is a wonderful place to spend some time before or after your cruise from Cannes.

♦ Le Suquet

For a relaxing walk through history, consider paying a visit to Cannes’ old town, Le Suquet. This is where narrow roads, historic architecture, Michelin-starred restaurants, and a hill with a spectacular view await you. Exploring Cannes’ old town is a wonderful way to take in the local atmosphere and really get to know the city. There is also a beautiful church, and a museum located in this area.

♦ Beaches

For some traditional fun in the sun, there are many beaches (public and private) that you can enjoy while visiting Cannes. Most of them are also conveniently located near Promenade de la Croisette. If you are staying in a hotel (such as the Carlton, Martinez, or Marriott), you can utilize their private beaches, which include seating, service, and showers. If you’re not staying in the hotel, you can use their beach facilities for an additional cost. Among the public beaches in Cannes are Plage de la Bocca, Plage du Midi, and Palm Beach.

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