Cannes: Main Facts

Pearl of the French Riviera

Cannes Main Facts

Geographical location of Cannes

Cannes is a city located in southeastern of France, in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the region Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. Cannes is one of best known cities of the French Riviera, also including Nice, Antibes, Menton. Cannes is located about 16 miles (25 kilometres) southwest from Nice.


Languages of Cannes

French is the official language in France. Cannes being a major tourist destination, a host of restaurants and stores has employed staff being able to speak foreign languages to attract visitors and make them comfortable. You can even often see a board on their window mentioning ‘We speak English, Russian, Italian, Spanish…’.


Currency of Cannes

The currency in Cannes is Euro.