Margot La's Presentation of a French city

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Cannes is a city located along the Mediterranean Sea, in the Alpes-Maritimes and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It has 73,372 inhabitants.
Originally Cannes was a Mediterranean village of fishermen in antiquity. Today there is a port that supports the transport of goods from the sea.


La Croisette, Cannes.

Cannes is a city like any other where there is a hospital, a municipal police force, a gendarmerie for the safety of residents and also public services. People can do many sports activities and cultural events.
There are many schools for children, and universities and high schools for students.
It is a city that specializes in the aerospace industry.

But Cannes is primarily a tourist city ! In particular with the sun and the beaches of the Mediterranean. Tourists can visit numerous cultural buildings and structures. There are many luxury hotels to accommodate them.
This population of prestige creates an important development. The international reputation of Cannes was acquired in the mid-twentieth century by the Film Festival…

Logo of the Cannes Film Festival


Indeed, the city of Cannes is best known for its famous Cannes Film Festival! It is an event created in 1946 which lasts 12 days and takes place at the Palais des Festivals and congress in Cannes. This is the international film festival and music that gives prizes and awards to famous celebrities. At that time, the city of Cannes is invaded by filmmakers and stormed by thousands of photographers worldwide.

Cannes is a beautiful, very touristy, very popular and very pleasant city !


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