Monday May 25, 2020

Yes, we Cannes: Fine food, beautiful beaches, palatial hotels and quaint little streets

There’s much more to the sun-kissed French town than its world-famous film festival, writes Colette Sexton

3rd July, 2016
A view of Le Suquet, the old town, and Port Le Vieux of Cannes

The rich and famous of this world tend to arrive fashionably late, but I, being neither rich nor famous, do not adhere to those rules. Instead, without so much as a thimble of style, I arrived a week ahead of one of the world’s most glamorous events, the Cannes Film Festival.

While Cannes comes to the forefront of the world’s attention during the film festival, which takes place every May, the town is...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Sextech creates a platform for gender equality and diversity in sex education while challenging negative perceptions of how sex and sexuality are presented

Caroline West | 1 day ago

The possibly least ‘normal people’ in the world have watched Normal People, and are now mega-fans – and it’s all very exploding head emoji

Emer McLysaght | 1 day ago

Having traded his Six One News slot for the wireless two years ago, the RTÉ veteran now finds himself presenting Morning Ireland from his home in Portobello – but says the 4am starts are still worth it

Daniel Murray | 2 weeks ago