Accommodation in Cannes

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Welcome to Cannes

Explore Cannes

The beautiful and intriguing city of Cannes, located in the heart of the French Riviera, is best known for hosting the world famous Cannes Film Festival. The city is a busy tourist destination and there is much to see, particularly the impressive array of yachts and boats in the harbour, the Old Town and its ancient buildings and the hotel-lined La Croisette promenade.

About Cannes

The Cannes Film Festival is one of the biggest dates on the film industry calendar.

  • The festival was founded in 1946!
  • Around 200,000 actors, producers, agents and fans flock to the Film Festival every year.

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Where to Stay

Image of a pittoresque street in Cannes

Cannes enjoys a Mediterranean climate and has 12 hours of sunshine per day during the summer months. Cannes beaches are a big draw for tourists – Coco Chanel developed her hugely influential suntan on the beaches of Cannes - and you will find many seafront villas fit for the rich and famous. As Cannes is a city of festivals and conferences, it has become a centre for high-class restaurants and accommodation. Popular neighbourhoods include Pointe Croisette, where the Croisette Boulevard is located. For those looking for peace and quiet, the districts of Cannes la Bocca and La Croix des Gardes to the west of the centre are ideal. To the north of the waterfront, the hilly area of Petty Juis is within walking distance of the action.

Things to Do

Image of the Vieux Port, also known as Port Cannes.

France is famous for its amazing cuisine and you will find stunning examples of local cheeses, fresh vegetables and pasta at the local market, often just around the corner from your villa. If you like to dine out, there are many truly exquisite restaurants around Cannes, serving seasonal cuisine such as glazed veal, vegetable medley, sea bream, pigeon pie and beef stew. Alternatively, you can live it up true Cannes style and have canapes delivered to the poolside of your villa with one of the famous French catering services. Nightlife in Cannes is vibrant, if a little on the expensive side, and you will find many waterfront bars offering amazing views out to sea.

Eating and Drinking

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Cannes is a beautiful place to visit. The Old Town is particularly lovely and well worth spending some time in, whether you’re staying close by or not. Nineteenth century Cannes can still be seen in the grand villas that are a feature of the town. The city has always been a favourite destination for the rich and the wealthy and a walk along the famous La Croisette waterfront boulevard, which is lined with expensive modern apartments and high-class restaurants, will certainly give you a feeling for the high life. Cannes has several beautiful public beaches - the best of which are Plages Du Midi and de la Boca. Cannes is a famous shopping destination and you’ll find an impressive array of shops in the city. It’s not all about high end shopping however, there are also fantastic food markets in the town including the one at Marche Forville which is known to have great food stalls.

Getting Around

Image of a boat in Cannes.

Most of the city’s attractions and places of interest are within walking distance of each other. Walking is probably the most efficient way of getting about the city. Cannes-Mandelieu Airport is the main airport serving Cannes and is located 5 kilometres to the west of the city. Most visitors heading to Cannes will probably land at Nice’s Cote d’Azur International Airport, the largest airport in the region. The best way to reach Cannes city centre is by coach or express coach. Coaches leave every 30 minutes and the 45 minute journey into Cannes costs around €17. Taxis are not recommended as a ride into Cannes costs €80 – be warned! If you’re staying in an apartment in the city centre, getting around Cannes is pretty straightforward. The city has a good and efficient network of buses run by Bus Azur. Most of the city’s attractions and places of interest are within walking distance of each other.

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10 Excellent
May 2016
Entre Vieux Cannes et Palais des Congrès

Supernice host, very updated and nice apartment. Also you get free and better fitness, as walking a bit uphills in a nice environment among all popular restaurants.

10 Excellent
October 2015
Bright, Modern Apartment in Cannes 3***

Christine is a lovely host - she provided lots of local information, looked after us well and was very flexible with our checkout time. The apartment is modern, spacious and comfortable, as well as self-contained and safe with its own pr...

10 Excellent
March 2015
Beautiful apartment near sea

Perfect stay in nice, modern, sunny and big apartment near Croisette. Helene is very polite and helpful person. Thank u and see u in next year! :) Neli

10 Excellent
September 2014
Apartment 50 meters from the sea with swimming pool

Had a great stay - the apartment was very close to the centre, very clean and nicely decorated, and the swimming pool was also very clean and quiet. The lady that greeted us was very friendly, and the overall experience was a very posit...

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