The cities of Cannes, Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Mougins and Cagnes-sur-Mer with the National Sports Museum present two exhibitions from September 23, 2016 to June 15, 2017 on the theme of elegant sports: golf, jumping competitions, polo, tennis, sailing and regattas, the first races by car or airplane, shooting, fencing, flying ...
The development of sports on the French Riviera is linked to its tourist boom that began in the nineteenth century. The first so-called elegant sports are available to foreign customers, especially brittanic, and wintering, in search of the same entertainment as they practice elsewhere.
Angle Boulevard La Croisette and Rue Pasteur
Exhibition from Friday September 23 to Sunday, October 23, 2016
Free admission Tuesday to Sunday from 14h to 18h / Ferméle Monday and public holidays
Municipal Archives / Espace Calmette
18 Rue du Docteur Calmette - Republic neighborhood
Educational exhibition from 23 September 2016 to 15 June 2017.
Admission free from Monday to Friday from 13.30h to 17h / Closed holidays.