Welcome to 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.
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.