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Le Cannet, one of the first stages of the Route Napoléon, is located 3 km away from the beaches and ports of Cannes and nestled at the heart of seven hills. Its heights offer a breathtaking view of the Mediterranean, from the Iles des Lérins to the massif de l'Estérel, a panorama which provided the town with fame and success very early on.

It was partly the beauty of its landscapes that caused 19th century guide books to include Le Cannet in the walking circuits they suggested to winter visitors. The Conty guide book states for example: "The view from place Bellevue, in the centre of the land, is incomparable. As far as the eye can stretch, every sight is enchanting. Here nature has provided, for the delight of your eyes, its most brilliant splendours".

Sitting at the table of one vieux-Cannet's restaurants in place Bellevue is like resting on a private terrace facing the sea... In the peaceful atmosphere of Le Cannet, far from the agitation of the coast, take a moment to enjoy a gourmet break. Here, as in most Cannet establishments, the very name of the dishes served bears the stamp of the South: anchoïade (anchovy puree), tapenade, pissaladière niçoise, fougasse, fava beans, mille-feuille made with Provençal vegetables, Provençal tarts, socca, panisse, fish soup, red mullet or scorpion fish fillets, loin of lamb, daube provençale, petits farcis, polenta, cannelés, fruit carpaccio, Provençal apple tart served with lavender honey...