Category: Locations

La Croisette, Cannes

Promenade de la Croisette(or Boulevard de la Croisette) is a prominent road in Cannes, France. It stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is about 2 km long. The Croisette is known for the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, where the Cannes Film Festival (Le Festival International du Film de Cannes) is

Helsingør and Castle Kronborg

Helsingør It is the largest city and main shopping destination in North Zealand, with over a million visitors a year. The HH Ferry route connects Helsingør with Helsingborg in Sweden. The oldest known fortified building of Helsingør is Flynderborg, an early medieval fortress situated on a hill just south of the medieval city. Around 1200, the first church, Saint Olaf’s Church, was

Le Cannet, Rue Saint-Sauveur

Rue Saint Sauveur The old Cannet (also called “Le Cannet Mairie”): historical heart of the city, it is full of a rich cultural heritage / architectural (chapels, churches, towers …) and artistic (many arts craftsmen are present along the rue Saint Sauveur main pedestrian route). The ancient hamlets mentioned above (the Dany, the Ardisson, Calvy

Sainte-Marguerite Island, Cannes

Just a few minutes by boat from Cannes, is Sainte-Marguerite Island. You follow the marked trails that take you on a botanical and historical tour of the Fort Royal, the former residence of the Man in the Iron Mask. The “Iron Mask” whose identity remains a mystery, was held in this cell on the order

Château de la Napoule

Château de la Napoule is a restored French castle, located in Mandelieu-la-Napoule in the Alpes-Maritimes Department of France, It has been classified as an historical landmark since 1993, and the gardens are listed by the French Ministry of Culture as among the Notable gardens of France. It was featured as one of the main locations in the 1999 movie Simon Sez. History