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The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 73.383 h.

On Highway A8 and N7, 29 km from Nice Internation Airport.
Cannes - The bay

150 years ago Cannes was nothing more than an unimportant fishing village.

Cannes - Beach

Since then it has become an elegant city known round the world and attracts an international clientele.

Cannes - The Croisette

The places of interest in Cannes are:
- the city on high (Haute ville),
- the old port
- rue Meynadier
- the Palace of festivals
- the Croisette.

Cannes - Suquet areaHaute Ville
One gets to the top of the city by climbing the Mont Chevalier up to Suquet. The panorama at the top is breath-taking with the whole city below surrounded by the blue sea and the Lérins Islands. Following narrow streets down to the market of ForviIle and through the plane tree lined streets of Liberté, one arrives back at sea level.

The Vieux Port
All along the Quai St Pierre in the old port one can find fishing boats and pleasure boats side by side. The fishermen work on their nets next to their colorful barks. On the pier Albert Edouard the most beautiful yachts in the world come to moor. Looking out to sea one can perceive the islands of Ste Marguerite and Ste Honorat which are accessible by boat in 20 minutes.

The rue (street) Meynadier:
Full of life from morning to night this street has shops of every sort.

Cannes - Palais des Festivals

The Palais des Festivals

This fabulous structure, capable of housing all kinds of assemblies, has propelled Cannes into becoming the second most popular convention town in France. The International Film Festival is held here, as well as, the MIDEM (congress of record producers), concerts of classical music, dance and theater. There are even four casinos.

Cannes - Carlton Hotel
The Croisette

This is one of the most famous promenades in the world. For three kilometers following the curve of the bay one can see flowering gardens, lawns planted with palm trees, umbrella pines and other trees all the way to Port Canto, Palm Beach and a sea water health spa. Strollers can find their way back to the center by taking the renowned rue d'Antibes.

What to see:

The churches Notre Dame du Bon Voyage (18thc.),
Notre Dame de l'Esperance. The Russian church Alexandre III.
The chapels Bellini, Ste Anne, Notre Dame de la Paix, St Georges.
Villa- Musée Jean Gabriel Domergue. Musée de la Castre, Musée de la mer. Malmaison.
The park Roseraie. The garden Alexandre III.

Leisure activities:

Tennis. Casinos (4).
Golf. Boating. Aerodrome.
Boat rentals.
Public and private sand beaches.
The Royal Regatta in September.
Flower, fruit and vegetable markets.
Antique sales 3 times a week all year round
HQ Phototographs of Cannes.


Cannes (Alpes Maritimes) - Pays de Antibes/Cannes
Hôtel Le Canberra
Hôtel Le Canberra
On Rue d’Antibes in central Cannes, 5 mn walk from the beach
Bright and refined rooms and suites Outdoor heated pool surrounded by a sunbathing terrace and a garden - Sauna, Fitness - Restaurant, lounge bar
  close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolRestaurantAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabled
Locate on the map of Cannes 111 € / 540 €
Cannes (Alpes Maritimes) - Pays de Antibes/Cannes
Charming hotel ideally located just one block away from La Croisette
Air-conditioned rooms , free Wi-Fi, parking on reservation
The beach is just across the street - Inthe heart of Cannes
  Air conditionedWifi or Internet accessParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsOpen all year round
Locate on the map of Cannes 46 € / 181 €

Bed and breakfast

Cannes (Pays de Antibes/Cannes) -
Villa du roc fleuri
Villa du roc fleuri
5 charming bed and breakfast 2 to 4 pers incl 2 suites with private terrace in a refined contemporary style. Ideally located 980m from the Palais des Festivals, a haven of peace in the heart of Cannes. Table d'hôtes
  close to the sea or a lakeTable d'HotesAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessPets accepted under conditions
Locate on the map of Cannes 90 € - 420 €

Holiday rentals

Cannes (Pays de Antibes/Cannes) -
Residéal Premium Cannes
Residéal Premium Cannes
97 apartments and duplex in a tourist residence. Resideal Resort.
Surrounded by gardens in the heart
of La Croisette,
with swimming pool and located 200 m from the sea
 Close to the sea or a lakeSwimming poolAir conditionedWifi or Internet accessAccess for disabledParking or garagePets accepted under conditionsGolf  nearbySpa / Jacuzzi  
Locate on the map of Cannes 399 € - 2079 €
Cannes (Pays de Antibes/Cannes) -
Charming flat 34m² for two persons air conditonned with a nice sea view
50 meters from the beach facing a beautiful park
 Close to the sea or a lakeAir conditionedPets accepted under conditionsGolf  nearbyOpen all year round  
Locate on the map of Cannes 450 € - 1085 €
Cannes (Pays de Antibes/Cannes) -
Location bateaux -  Click and Boat Rental
Location bateaux - Click and Boat Rental
Whether you are heading for the Lérins Islands, Italy or the French Riviera, Nice is an ideal destination for boat rental. Come aboard and take advantage of the offer with or without a skipper accessible to as many people as possible.
Locate on the map of Cannes -


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Neighbouring towns and villages:

Le Cannet (2km), Mandelieu La Napoule (10km).

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