from 13 to 17 y.o | from 03rd of july to 20th of august
With Antibes 10 km away, Nice 35 km away, Monte Carlo 55 km away and Saint-Tropez around 90 km away, Cannes is in the very heart of the Côte d’Azur. Nothing beats the sandy beaches just 500 metres from the famous “Croisette” where teens will immediatley feel happy and excited!
Cannes is an intimate town of 70,000 inhabitants with affordable restaurants and bars, public beaches, free concerts and lots to explore!
Cannes is easy to get to and public transport is available day and night.
Between the free events and famous festivals, the beach, sun and lively evenings, Cannes after sunset is not to be missed.
Cannes is located 1 h from Monaco, 45 min from Nice, 45 min from Saint-Tropez
It's near Paris, 1 h20 by plane and 4 h30 by TGV
It’s easy to get to from all over the world, 7 h by plane from New York, 2 h by plane from European capital cities
A few facts and figures
How to get to Cannes?
By plane : Flights to and from Nice airport from all major European cities and neighboring Mediterranean countries. Our animators or your host family will meet you there
By train : TGV (high speed trains) plus local and international train services running to Cannes station.
How can I get around Cannes?
The best way to explore the city is to wander around on foot, bike or scooter. The bus, effectively serving the entire city in a day (10€/week). In the evening, the succession is assured by the many taxis (student's price).
On foot : For short journeys it is best to walk as you avoid traffic and parking problems especially during the holidays.
By bus: The bus service goes round during the day. A single ticket costs 1.5€. A week pass costs 11€. You can take the Midnight bus in the evening to the heart of La Bocca and Cannes town centre.
By taxi: There are lots of taxis in Cannes both day and night..
What to do in Cannes?
Activities : The Lérins Islands are perfect for those who love the great outdoors, shop ‘til you drop in the boutiques on the famous Croisette and Rue d’Antibes and of course there’s the Palais de Festival for all you film fanatics.
Going out : That’s easy! There’s a wide choice of bars, pubs and restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes.
Sports : Lots of swimming pools, stadiums, tennis courts, boat clubs and many more.
Culture : The Musée de Castre, the sea museum, Malmaison and Domergue Villa are unmissable.
Events : During the Summer season, Cannes hosts festivals, cultural forums, free events such as the Nuits Musicales du Suquet, the Russian Art Festival, the Pyrotechnic Art Festival etc...
What should I wear in Cannes?
In summer : The weather is very sunny and hot, so bring along light clothes and don’t forget your swimming wear, sunglasses and sun cream! A jacket is useful for cool evenings.
In other seasons : Although the weather is mild all year round, don't forget to bring along jumpers and jackets!