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Cannes is a beautiful city which has an equal association with the worlds of glamour and business. Undoubtedly the city is known for the International film festival also referred to as the “Cannes Film Festival” that takes place every year in the month of May. Film personalities from all across the globe gather here to participate in this festival and thus for many Cannes is synonymous with the glamour of this event.
MIDEM, the conference for the music business, takes place in January and turns Cannes into a city of music professionals. On the other hand, March brings people associated with MIPIM which is the international real-estate market. Lastly, October is the month for the Tax Free World Exhibition. Thus it is said that Cannes is second most important city in terms of business tourism only after Paris.
Millions of tourists are attracted to the city due its long, curvaceous, sandy beaches of La Croisette, its enigmatic Old Port which greets luxury cruise boats, its palatial hotels and the designer shops lining the famous promenade.

Fact File
Country : France
Population : 69,186
Languages : French and English
Climate : The Cannes area, being situated between the Mediterranean sea and a mountain range, offers a hot and dry climate. Winter is more moderate, but in no season does the weather become excessively cold. Expect the occasional rainstorm at any time.
Summer : 28 C-30 C; Winters : 6 C - 17 C
Official Currency : Euro; 1 Euro = 52.443 Indian Rupee = 1.2047 US $ = 0.678141 GBP(subject to change)
Location : Cannes city is located on the Mediterranean shore.

CannesGetting There
By Air : Cannes Airport is known as the Mandelieu Airport - this is the international airport that makes the city reachable from the rest of the world.
The airport is just 3 km from the city center.
By Road : Buses are the only form of public transport available in Cannes and a number of companies provide transit services. These include STU de Cannes Bus, Bus Azur, CTM Cannes La and Beltrame. The Handibus service is for the disabled.
Buses stop at the two coach stations in Cannes, at place de l’Hôtel de Ville and place Cornut-Gentille. Other stops include the port, railway station and town hall. The network includes the nearby towns of La Bocca, Le Cannet and Mandelieu–La Napoule. Buses run every 15 minutes.
Taxis are centrally run, reliable and arrive within about 5 minutes anywhere in the city centre. Taxis can be hailed at taxi stations or ordered by telephone from Taxis de Cannes.
By Trains : Societé Nationale de Chemins de Fer - SNCF is the national rail carrier. Cannes Ville station is situated at place Pierre Semard and place Jean-Jaurès. Facilities at the station include a newsagent, bakery, tourist infromation office bar, snack bar and car park.
Cannes is served by the international trains, Trains Bleus (the Paris-Nice-Ventimiglia Express), TEE (the Trans-Europe Express) and TGV (high-speed trains).
There are direct links to Paris, twice daily in winter and four times daily in summer (journey time approx 7 hours), as well as to Basel (journey time approx 10 hours 30 minutes), Brussels (journey time approx 6 hours 30 minutes), Milan (journey time approx 5 hours), Rome (journey time approx 9 hours 50 minutes) and Venice (journey time approx 9 hours 50 minutes).
The station is just a 5 minute walk from Cannes city centre, with the rue d' Antibes leading onto La Croisette. A Rapide-Côte d'Azur bus stop is located at the station. Taxis are also available at the station.

Getting Around
By Trains : Societé Nationale de Chemins de Fer – SNCF is the national rail carrier. Cannes Ville station is situated at place Pierre Semard and place Jean-Jaurès.
By Road : Buses, taxis, rented cars are available to provide a great service to the people in the city.

The city has many hotels to provide a comfortable stay to tourists. Here is a list of a few of the hotels in the city:
5 Star hotels in the city:
CannesHotel Splendid
Hotel 314
Hotel Renoir
4 Star hotels in the city:
Hotel Martinez Inter Continental
Hotel Carlton cannes
Hotel Canberra
3 Star hotels in the city:
Hotel America

Major tourist attractions
Cannes, best known for its annual International Film festival, is a delightful city to visit any time of the year. Mentioned below are some of the most visited places:
Musée de la Castre : The Cannes chateau has been converted into a amazing museum which has a diverse blend of artwork.

La Croissette : It features the glamour of Cannes. There are vendors selling souvenirs, billboards promoting the film festival and upscale shops across the street. Best of all, there are wonderful cafes along the beach where one can sip a coffee and enjoy the spectacular views around.

Musée de la Mer : This distinct museum features display devoted to the prison system and to underwater archeological collections. The museum's highlight is the showpiece devoted to the mysterious man in the iron mask.

Shopping Zones : The city has very beautiful shops which sell all sorts of article. In the shops on La Croisette, there are numerous streets heading north from the street and paralleling La Croissette. There is a shopping mall nearby with upscale chain stores like Gucci, Christian Lacroix and Ferrari and local boutiques.

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