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For those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of life to a place where optimum relaxation is guaranteed, Cannes is the answer! Cannes provides something for everyone.  

The town of Cannes developed into a world class tourist attraction many centuries ago. Cannes’ development came into the limelight in the early 20th century when families continually sought refuge in the fast growing town, mainly for recreation and vacation purposes. Thereafter, the Hollywood film producers were to realise the town’s abundant resources and they wasted no time in transforming Cannes into a Movies’ world. With film festivals usually held in May, Cannes’ popularity has now spanned across the European continent.

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Optimum relaxation guaranteed

With film festivals usually held in May, Cannes’ popularity has now spanned across the European continent

The place, which currently houses more than 78,000 people, experiences an inflow of money, champagne, mobile phones and cleavage all through the year. You will be sure to always find something interesting in Cannes, from eye-catching boutiques to attractive hotels and nice restaurants, plus the beautiful beaches. If you decide to visit Cannes during the festivals you would enjoy a livelier vacation than any other time of the year. The fact is, depending on what you relish, Cannes offers something that suits every taste. The charming city of Cannes boasts of a number of nice galleries scattered all over the town as well as striking scenery. It has only one magnificent museum.  

Among the other interesting places to enjoy in Cannes are the bay, the harbour, the beachside promenade, the hill west of Le Suquet port, the beaches and a lot more. Try visiting the beaches when it is sunny and you’ll appreciate the town’s natural beauty. During your stay at Cannes you’ll never experience a dull moment. The visiting cruise ships moor in the bay just outside the port of Cannes.  

Transportation is not a problem within Cannes town as there are trains to take passengers from Cannes to Antibes, Nice or whatever destination you fancy along the French Riviera. However, residents of Cannes prefer transporting themselves in taxes.  

Cannes is a town beautified with great architectural designs. A fine example can be seen at the impressive museum building in the town. The Château de la Castre, Le Suquet, contains sculpture, paintings, decorative arts, ethnography and monuments.  

Gambling enthusiasts will relish the opportunity to win some money at the town’s ancient casino, Casino Croisette. Among the games present in the gaming room are roulette, blackjack and numerous slot machines.  

Why not visit the Ile Ste-Marguerite and see where the Man in the Iron Mask was actually held captive way back in 1698. Although, the man’s identity still remains a mystery as well as his offence against King Louis XIV; his cell has however, been kept.  

There are lots more interesting things to do, including movie premieres, live music shows, dancing, superb restaurants that offer fine cuisines, superb shops and attractive boutiques. Facing the sea is a perfect blend of various fun filled activities and different styles that reflect the glamour of this world-class vacation top spot called Cannes.

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