Cannes is just the 3rd largest city on the Riviera, but feels much larger than its 67 000 inhabitants
The normal part of central Cannes, just a few blocks from Les Croisette.
Hôtel de ville (city hall).
La Croisette is the main beach promenade of Cannes. It is Cannes answer to Nice's Promenade des Anglais and stretches 2 km along the Mediterranean. The film festival is taking place at La Croisette, because the festival palace is there.
Carlton Intercontinental at La Croisette is the most famous building and most prestigous hotel in Cannes.
Carlton is the center of La Croisette.
Many hotels are located on La Croisette.
The beach of Cannes.
Hotel Majestic Barrière.
An oldfashioned roundabout.
Brand stores like Cartier and Dior are visible on La Croisette .
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès. The Cannes Film Festival, invented in 1946, is one of the oldest, most
On La Croisette you can find handprints of movie stars just like in Hollywood. This is David Lynch.
Luxorious yachts can be seen in Cannes marina.
Le Suquet (Old Town) and its views:
The silhouette of the Le Suquet, the hill where the old town lies.The Old Town is more relaxed than the busy and trafficated La Croisette.
A film painting at the entrance to old town. If you walk through old town and climb the hill, you can the views
An impressive gate in the old town.
View over Cannes.
Close up of the film and congress building complex.
There are both residential highrises and expensive mansions in the outskirts of Cannes.