Cannes on the French Riviera

Provence and the French Riviera Tourist Information

Cannes is a pleasant city on the Cote d'Azur in Provence France.  It is best known for hosting the world-famous Cannes International Film Festival.

Each spring, movie stars arrive in their expensive yachts to attend the festival.  Throughout the year, Cannes is a magnet for the rich and famous.

Cannes on the French Riviera
Cannes on the Riviera in Provence France

Among Cannes' many attractions, is a 16th century church called Notre Dame de l'Esperance. This historic church is perched on a hilltop overlooking the town and the Riviera.

Cannes is conveniently located near the Nice International Airport (Aeroport de Nice Cote d'Azur) in Provence France.  For comprehensive tourist information on Cannes, please access the Cannes Travel Guide.

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