Although the name of Cannes is most often associated with a legendary film festival and superb beaches drenched in glorious summer sunshine, the city is also a delight during the off season. Your winter stay at the Bastide de l'Oliveraie will give you the opportunity to fully enjoy all that this upmarket resort on the French Riviera has to offer during the Christmas and New Year period.
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Colourful, fragrant, noisy and above all full of life, markets are vibrant places where conviviality and cheerfulness vie with the fresh produce on offer for your attention. Add a zest of sunshine and you know for sure that you’re in Cannes, where the market stalls are heavy with fine courgette flowers and basil.
The ancient cradle of Cannes, Le Suquet stands sentinel above the harbour, its steep cobbled streets winding over the hill and its ochre houses, built in the purest Provencal tradition, gleaming in the sun. The view of the bay is splendid, and the historic buildings speak to those who listen carefully of a past filled with privateers, fishermen, courgette flowers and very influential abbots.
On September 21st and 22nd various places in Cannes ranging from the iconic to the little-known open their doors to the public free of charge. During your stay at the Bastide de l'Oliveraie you can experience the fascination, excitement and fun of the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days).