Cannes Golf Courses and Clubs

(Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, France)

Photo of course in the city's environsGolfers staying in Cannes will be pleased to discover that a handful of quality golf courses lie close to the city centre. Often frequented by celebrity golfers during the famous Cannes Film Festival each May, many of these golf courses are private, although do permit guests.

Just a short drive from Cannes, the region's main golf courses are located in Mandelieu La Napoule and Mougins. These golf clubs not only boast outstanding courses and many challenging holes, but also pride themselves in fine dining, providing outstanding restaurants where traditional French cuisine can be savoured at its best.

Golf Club de Cannes-Mandelieu (Old Course Cannes-Mandelieu)

Address: Route du Golf, Mandelieu La Napoule, F-06210, France, FR
Tel: +33 04 9297 3200
The Golf Club de Cannes-Mandelieu is located approximately 7 km / 4 miles to the west of the city and lies off the A8. Home to one of the most historic golf courses in the whole of France, the club is massively popular, meaning that advance reservations are a necessity. With both an 18-hole course ('Old Course' - 6,415 yards / par 71) and a shorter 9-hole course ('Grand Duc' - 2,310 years / par 33) the Golf Club de Cannes-Mandelieu also features a large pro shop at the entrance to the clubhouse, and a terrace restaurant overlooking the 18th hole.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

Golf Country Club de Cannes-Mougins

Address: 175 Avenue du Golf, Mougins, F-06250, France, FR
Tel: +33 04 9375 7913
Located some 8 km / 5 miles to the north of Cannes, the Golf Country Club de Cannes-Mougins is a notable course, with a hilly terrain and a number of heavily wooded areas. The clubhouse itself is a magnificent old building and features a large dining room and professional golfing store. Just a 20-minute drive from the Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, golfers often come here for the comprehensive practice facilities alone, which include a popular pitch and putt area.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk

View showing scenery at the Riviera Golf Club

Riviera Golf Club

Address: Avenue des Amazones, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, F-06210, France
Tel: +33 04 9297 6657
A mere 5 km / 3 miles west on Cannes, the Riviera Golf Club was designed by golfing legend Robert Trent Jones. The 18-hole course itself covers 6,270 yards and features a number of lakes, bunkers and sloping areas. A driving range is also available for those looking to practice their swing. The excellent clubhouse restaurant offers great views across the course itself and also features comfortable lounge areas.
Open hours: daily - dawn to dusk