Croix-des-Gardes is a hillside town near Cannes on the French Riviera. It is famous for its natural park and stunning coastal views.
The Cote d’Azur always has plenty to see and do during the busy summer months. The beaches are packed with visitors getting a suntan and swimming in the warm Mediterranean waters. Boating, windsurfing and other watersports are all enjoyed in this resort area. Close to your Croix-les-Gardes holiday rental there is a 35-hectare Natural Park with cypress, cork trees, pines and mimosa trees in the forest. It is perfect for walking in the peaceful surroundings. Cycling around the area is popular along with shopping, dining out and sightseeing. Each May the world descends on the Cannes Film Festival for this prestigious event in the entertainment calendar. As well as hosting exhibitions, the Palais des Festivals also has gaming tables and over 300 slot machines for gambling the evening away.
Head to Cannes, which is just over one mile on foot from your apartment or holiday villa in the Croix-des-Gardes. Stroll along the waterfront on the Boulevard de la Croisette or explore the historic character of this upmarket town. Take the boat trip from Cannes to the Ile Saint Honorat and its ancient Abbaye Notre Dame de Lérins monastery. Nice, the capital of the Cote D’Azur, is within easy reach and offers swimming, waterskiing, sunbathing, parascending, jet skiing or simply watching the world go by as you stroll the Promenade des Anglais. Other top sights are the Parc Floral de Nice and the Notre Dame Cathedral.
Croix-des-Gardes holiday rentals in the Cote d’Azur enjoy a Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers and mild showery winters. Temperatures reaching an average 27°C (81°F) in the summer. Winters are mild with daytime highs of 13-17°C (56-63°F) and there can be showers mainly from October to May.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Croix-des-Gardes is Nice Cote d'Azur (NCE) Airport which is about 18 miles away. Nice airport is served by British Airways, Bmibaby, Easyjet, Flybe, Jet2 and Ryanair from the UK, along with many other international airlines offering domestic and international flights. It is very easy to reach Croix-des-Gardes by picking up a hire car and driving along the A8. Slightly further afield is the Monte Carlo International (MCM) Airport. For those wishing to arrive by train, the fast TGV trains connect with the Eurostar from London, making it easy to get to Nice. The nearest train station is at Cannes.