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An ancient castle built to defense France has changed it's purpose and is opened for travelers as a museum and the observation deck.
In the majestic castle, which had to be an impregnable fortress on the path of the enemies attacking France, nowadays the Musée de la Castre is located and only the formidable high walls, which were not touched by time, are reminding of its former purpose. Now in its walls important historical and archaeological finds are collected and exhibited and the tall quadrangular castle tower has turned into a viewing platform with a panoramic view of Cannes.
Photo: Clock-tower on Le Suquet hill
Although you can find the Notre-Dame-de-Esperance church here, where, in hot summer days, usually in July, concerts of classical music are provided, the so-called "Nights of Le Suquet".
De la Castre castle on the mapLocation: on еру Le Suquet hill, de la Castre Street 6.
The museum is opened from 10:00 am to 14:00 pm and from 15:00 pm to 19:00 pm. Monday is a day off.
Phone: +33 4 89 82 26 26
More places to visit in Cannes
Le Suquet district
Le Suquet or the Cannes Old city is the district with several narrow streets, cosy restaurants and the observation deck with the great view of the Old port.13
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès on the promenade de la Croisette is world famous for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival held here.10
Covered with a dense forest, a three kilometer island with only a dozen buildings is famous for the Fort Royal located here, where a prisoner in an iron mask was kept.9
An impregnable building located on the steep cliff on the island of Saint-Margaret is famous for its history and unsolved mysteries.11
Promenade de la Croisette
The luxury promenade takes place from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where the Cannes Film Festival is held.25