If the shores of the Mediterranean Sea are suitable for all kinds of sports such as water skiing, windsurfing or diving, they also have many cultural assets such as Cannes, the movie capital during the 10 days of Film Festival, Saint Tropez which has inspired so many painters who are now exhibited in the museum of the Annunciation or Antibes, famous for its jazz. Antibes (45 km) and Nice (60 km).
Nestled in a bay and surrounded by the glowing rocks of the Esterel mountains between Cap Dramont and La Baumette, Agay is a popular venue for sailing enthusiasts who appreciate its small harbor. Its sandy beaches are popular. No doubt you will be seduced by this pretty bay like the well known great authors as Albert Cohen who created his Belle du Seigneur and St Exupéry who says "Agay is a paradise where even the dust is fragrant."
World famous for its film festival, which every spring attracts famous film stars from all over the world on the shores of the French Riviera, Cannes is a popular resort since the 19th century. As a reminder of that time, several large hotels on the Croisette display their architectural styles from the late 19th and early 20th century such as the Martinez with its Art Deco style. Cannes is also the port of departure to visit the islands of Lérins, just offshore and well worth a visit.
Fréjus boasts a unique past as this city on the coast of the Var was already a port in Roman times. Frejus has conserved a rich and varied heritage that displays Roman remains, mansions of the 17th and 18th centuries as well as villas built in the 19th century when the French Riviera started its development.
Facing the Croisette in the Bay of Cannes, the Lerins Islands, consisting of Sainte Marguerite and Saint Honorat offer an exotic visit, just a short distance from the French Riviera coast. The island of Sainte Marguerite, where the Iron Mask was locked up is composed of a wooded area of 152 ha scattered with remains of the different civilizations that have succeeded while the island of St. Honorat is owned by the Cistercian monks who cultivate their own wine. The Abbey offers guided tours.