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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.
Le Suquet, which is also known as Mont-Chevalier, is the historical center of Cannes: here was a small village where the first settlers lived. Notre Dame d'Esperance and catle with the museum de la Castre - the main historical Cannes sights are placed roght here. And the viewpoint on the top of the castle's tower offers the excellent view of the Old port and the whole city.
In the old city which differs from the luxury tourist Cannes the authentic cafes and restaurant with home wine are placed.
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Walk through the Old City
The Le Suquet district also known as the old city is just another Cannes without the Croisette's gloss but with it's own special beauty.6
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Le Suquet district on the map
More places to visit in Cannes
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
De la Castre castle
An ancient castle built to defense France has changed it's purpose and is opened for travelers as a museum and the observation deck.5
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