Situated beautifully on the French Riviera, Cannes is a commune amid the Alpes-Maritimes department. It famously plays host to the annual Cannes Film Festival, among other lavish events. A distinct luxurious atmosphere defines this city, and the rich and famous cycle through here regularly.

Learn More About Cannes

Palais des Festivals
Convention center hosting glitzy events such as the Cannes Film Festival.

Promenade de la Croisette
This oceanside thoroughfare is also site of the annual film festival.

Lérins Islands
The Lérins Islands is a mini-archipelago of four islands off the French Riviera, adjacent to Cannes. The two biggest islands are the Île Sainte-Marguerite and the Île Saint-Honorat. Îlot Saint-Ferréol and Îlot de la Tradelière are smaller, with no human population.
Getting Around
Avoid driving in Cannes, as it is reportedly a difficult endeavor. Walking, taxis and bicycles are the recommended modes of transport. Public buses and trains do circulate around the region.