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Images of Cannes

"Cannes France is a picturesque city located on French Riviera. Well known for the Cannes Film Festival that takes place each May, Cannes is also a very popular tourist destination in Europe. It offers visitors great weather, interesting tourist attractions and a beautiful Mediterranean beach.

Popular activities in this fashionable resort community include sailing, swimming, shopping and attending events that the Festival and Congress Centre.

Excellent hotel accommodation can be found on the seaside, in the Cannes city centre and on the outskirts of town.

Cannes is located on the main railway line that runs from Marseille to Nice, Monte Carlo and into Italy. It is conveniently situated near the Nice International Airport."

From Cannes it is an easy boat ride to Saint-Honorat Island and the Lérins Abbey.

Lérins Abbey

This Cistercian monastery on Saint-Honorat island was begun in 1073. The Monks currently living there produce wine from their vineyards.

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