Cannes, France

Cannes is a commune in France, located in the department of Alpes-Maritimes and the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Cannes is one of the best-known cities of the French Riviera, famous for the International Film Festival and the glitzy hotels, cars, beaches, and visitors.

Cannes is 36 km from Nice, 55 km from Monaco and 60 km from the Italian border. From this elegant city, it's an easy drive to the other star attractions along the French Riviera. Enjoy the plunging cliffside scenery on one of the corniche roads as you head for Monte Carlo. Or perhaps visit Antibes with its lush, bougainvillea-draped villas, or the medieval walled town of St. Paul de Vence.

Things to See & Do

* Old town
* Port
* Beaches
* Palais des Festivales
* Covered Market

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – French
Land Area – 19.62 km²
Population – 70,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC + one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 33

Port Location – The port is located in downtown Cannes.

Travel Links – The nearest international airport to Cannes is Nice Côte d'Azur Airport located seven kilometres west of Nice. Shuttle buses to this airport run every half-hour from 8 AM to 8 PM, with a travelling time of 30 minutes. Taxis are available at the airport. The city is also served by the small Cannes - Mandelieu Airport, which caters mainly to general and private aviation.

Trains operate daily between Cannes and Paris, Barcelona, Milan and Genoa. The TGV provides both inter-regional and regional trains with the high-speed train connecting Cannes to Paris, taking about five hours. Alternatively, there are ferries connecting Nice and Corsica and ferry services to Mediterranean destinations operate from Antibes, which is 30 minutes away by train.

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Cruises from Cannes, France

Cruise Date Duration
Emerald, French Escapade 2022 ex Cannes to Paris 29/04/22 13 nts
Royal Clipper, Monaco GP Trials ex Cannes Return 21/05/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 22/05/22 7 nts
Royal Clipper, Monaco GP Finals ex Cannes to Rome 28/05/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 29/05/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 3 Night ex Cannes, France to Civitavecchia, Italy 29/05/22 3 nts
Emerald, French Escapade 2022 ex Cannes to Paris 31/05/22 13 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 05/06/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Western Mediterranean ex Cannes to Rome 11/06/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 12/06/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 19/06/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 26/06/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 03/07/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 10/07/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Corsica & French Riviera ex Cannes Return 16/07/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 17/07/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Liguarian Sea ex Cannes Return 23/07/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 24/07/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Corsica & French Riviera ex Cannes Return 30/07/22 7 nts
Emerald, French Escapade 2022 ex Cannes to Paris 31/07/22 13 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 31/07/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Liguarian Sea ex Cannes Return 06/08/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 07/08/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Western Mediterranean ex Cannes to Rome 13/08/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 14/08/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 21/08/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 28/08/22 7 nts
Emerald, French Escapade 2022 ex Cannes to Paris 01/09/22 13 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 04/09/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 11/09/22 7 nts
MSC Meraviglia, 6 Night ex Cannes, France to Barcelona, Spain 18/09/22 6 nts
Royal Clipper, Voiles de Saint Tropez ex Cannes Return 24/09/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 25/09/22 7 nts
Royal Clipper, Corsica & French Riviera ex Cannes Roundtrip 01/10/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 02/10/22 7 nts
Royal Clipper, Spain Morocco and Portugal ex Cannes to Lisbon 08/10/22 12 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 09/10/22 7 nts
Emerald, French Escapade 2022 ex Cannes to Paris 10/10/22 13 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 16/10/22 7 nts
MSC Grandiosa, 7 Night ex Cannes, France Return 23/10/22 7 nts
Grandiosa, Mediterranean ex Cannes Return 30/10/22 7 nts
Star Clipper, Western Mediterranean ex Cannes to Rome 13/05/23 7 nts