The city has an impressive selection of museums, art galleries and exceptionally beautiful gardens. The Musée d'Art ET d'Histoire de Provence, for example, is one of those historic museums, which has a wide collection of artefacts that range from prehistoric to present times.
If you take a boat ride on the sea you will get the chance to visit the famous Lerins Islands plus a variety of other destinations such as Monaco ... More and St Tropez. Nineteenth century Cannes can be seen in its grand villas, built to reflect the wealth and social standing of their owners and inspired by everything from medieval castles to Roman villas.
Popular theatres here include the Espace Miramar and the Alexandre III which feature live music, the city has everything from classical to rock and pop venues.
As per the 2007 census, the population of this beautiful and eye catching city, was 70,400 inhabitants.
The economic environment is rich and diverse and the economy here is involved in activities related to tourism, business fairs, trade and aviation.
The summers here are long and hot. Cannes is well known for its quality of life due to its mild Mediterranean climate. Anytime is a good time to visit Cannes although the summer season is recommended.
One can take advantage of the varied ... More selection of cultural events. Casinos and night clubs are most appealing for evening entertainment.
Cannes hosts highly popular events like the Annual Cannes Film Festival, held in May, which is considered to be one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.
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