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.