Cannes is in the department of the Alpes-Maritimes which has a population of 1,011,326 covering an area of 4,299 km². Situated within the region of Provence-Alpes-Cote-d'Azur, the region has a population of 4,506,151 covering an area of 31,400 km²
The capital of the Region is Marseille, Cannes has a local population of 73,372
There are 19 Car Hire locations near Cannes including; Antibes, Beaulieu, Beaulieu Sur Mer, Cagnes Sur Mer, Cannes, Cannes Airport, Carros, Grasse, Juan Les Pins, Le Cannet, Menton, Nice, Nice Airport, Nice La Plaine Du Var, Nice Railway Station, Sophia Antipolis, Valbonne, Vence Saint Paul, Villeneuve Loubet,
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Cannes is one of the best known cities of the French-Riviera. It is a tourist destination with lots to offer, such as the world reknown Cannes film festival.
The festival previews new films of all genres and was founded in 1946. This period will obviously be a very busy time in Nice and Cannes, car hire will therefore be in short supply so please book as soon as possible to avoid dissappointment.
Apart from hosting the worlds most prestigious and publicized film festival, Cannes hosts many other festivals and show events. If you're a boating enthusiast, the Festival de la Plaisance in the Vieux Port in September will interest you. For all those who aren't into specialised festivals, don't worry; the Festival d'Art Pyrotechnique, held in the summertime in the Bay of Cannes, is an absolutely stunning annual fireworks competition which will amaze adults and children alike.
For those more interested in the history of Cannes, then why not visit some of the many museums in your hire car? Cannes has many museums such as the Musée de la Mer, the Musée de la photographie and the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire.
The Cannes - Mandelieu Airport serves the city of Cannes. Located 5 kilometres west of Cannes, it is within driving distance in your hire car.