The Musee de la Castre is a fascinating Cannes museum offering beautifully presented ethnographic and art collections, as well as picturesque gardens and a stunning vista.
Built on top of a hill in the Old Town overlooking the bay and La Croisette, the Musee de la Castre resides in the ruins of a medieval castle. This museum in Cannes stands sentry over the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso, Cannes, which is located just 300 meters away on the waterfront.
The Musee de la Castre - a stunning Cannes museum
The buildings of the Musee de la Castre have been standing since the Middle Ages in Cannes. Once home to the Lérin monks, the museum now houses art collections and objects from Oceania, Himalayas and the Americas, as well as Mediterranean antiquities and landscape paintings from Provence.
The museum's collections are not the only thing to observe at the Musee de la Castre. Visitors willing to climb the 109 steps to the top of the medieval watch tower in the museum's courtyard are rewarded with stunning and unparalleled 360º views across Cannes and the Côte d'Azur.
Explore the Musee de la Castre from the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso, Cannes
This hotel in Cannes is the ideal spot for visitors wanting to explore the museum collections of the Musee de la Castre. Spend the afternoon taking in the museum's unique and fascinating collections as well as its striking views over Cannes and along the coast.
Afterward, you are sure to enjoy a sumptuous meal at one of the hotel's equally stunning Cannes restaurants. Choose between the rooftop terrace of Le 360°, the relaxing haven of Restaurant Le Bio or a light meal at 30º Celsius.
Book a room at the Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso when visiting the museum in Cannes.