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Cannes Tourism Overview

About Cannes

Cannes is the gateway to the world of beauty and glamour. Located in the pleasing Cote d'Azur region, Cannes is one of the most beautiful cities of France and is known for its world-class beaches, museums, and historic sites etc which never fail to impress its visitors. The city is also popular because of the annual International Cannes Film Festival. Cannes is a much loved holiday destination for rich and celebrities as it is world-famous for its extravagance and liveliness. Most of the people visit Cannes in summers, when the long sandy beaches, glitzy nightclubs, attractive shops etc everything is there to make it an excellent holiday. The city has luxurious hotels and beach resorts, casinos, golf resorts, designer shops and everything that is essential for leisure and recreation.


Area : 19.62 km2
Population : The total population is 70,400.
Country : Cannes lies in France.
Languages : French is the most spoken language here.
Currency : Euro
Region : Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Geographic Coordination : 43°33′05″N 7°00′46″E

Climate and Geography

The climate of Cannes is Mediterranean type. The city enjoys abundant sunshine. Summers are generally long and hot but winters are mild.

Suitable Visiting Seasons ( months) : Early summer or early autumn is the best time to visit.

Transportation

Buses are the chief form of public transport available in Cannes and a number of companies provide transit services. Taxis are also available for commuting. They are reliable and arrive within few minutes anywhere in the city centre. Bicycles are commonly used by the locals for traveling to nearby places. You can hire them hired from Mistral Locations. Even yachts and ferry may be hired from Camper & Nicholsons.

Getting Around : Cannes is a major tourist destination of France and so reaching Cannes is not a problem at all. Most convenient option is to reach Cannes by flight as several international airlines operate direct or they have connecting flights to Cannes from all major cities across Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle East. Cannes is well connected by high-speed rail and road networks to various cities of France and Europe. The roads are smooth and offer scenic beauty.

Shopping and Entertainment

Cannes gives you a unique shopping pleasure that you will never forget. Most of the shops in Cannes are concentrated between La Croisette and Rue d'Antibes a distance easily covered by foot. There is a wide array of international designer shops in La Croisette including Chanel, Dior and Gucci. Rue Meynadier is a bustling street with a market atmosphere and bargain prices.

Entertainment : Cannes scores high on exciting nightlife too. The main focus is on the Cote d'Azur, a casino. The streets buzz at night, particularly around La Croisette and along La rue du Dr Monod. La rue Saint Antoine in Le Suquet.is a popular place for hanging out at night. Some of the well known bars are : Z Plage Loft bar La Chunga

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