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Why everybody wants to buy Cannes luxury real estate

You cannot find a place like Cannes elsewhere around the world. Cannes is romantic, international, sexy and dynamic. Living on the Côte d’Azur is active in Cannes and the region to help people find their dream home in Cannes luxury real estate. Cannes is considered to be the social hub of Europe located on the French Riviera. It is a highly popular destination for international tourism. People from all over the world seek luxury apartments and with the view of beautiful front villas. It is situated 21 miles away from the town Nice, and 40 miles west of the Italian Border. The area covered is about 19.62 km Square. Once Cannes was a small fishing village, now it turns out to be a glamorous seaside town. Discover our Cannes luxury real estate properties by clicking the image below.


Why everybody wants to buy Cannes luxury real estate

Welcome to Cannes luxury real estate

If you have visited Cannes once, you will agree: Cannes is the worldwide famous town on the French Riviera. One of the reasons for this success is that Cannes hosts many international events including the Cannes Film Festival, Midem, and Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.  The Cannes film festival is organized annually in the month of May. During the festival celebrities, Directors and film producers come from all over the world. Fans can see them on the famous steps of Palais Des Festivals et des Congres. In the evening you might find them in some Michelin restaurants in Cannes or the nearby medieval village of Mougins.
The Promenade de la Croisette is a prominent road of Cannes along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea for about 2 km. Someone can find a large variety of shops, restaurants and famous hotels while jogging on the road. Some of the famous hotels where you can get the best meal are Carlton, Majestic, JW Marriot Cannes and the recently renovated Hyatt Hotel Martinez.  The city attracts many international people and the Russians have left a Russian Orthodox church in a distinctive building in Cannes built back in 1900’s, while the Americans built Palm Beach, California and installed a Casino with a beach. In this area and the Super Cannes district in the hills above Cannes, you will find the best Cannes luxury real state gems.
While living in or visiting Cannes luxury real estate with our team, you can make enjoy many festivals and show events. Do you know these events?

International Festival of Games 

A festival of Bridge, Belote, backgammon, chess, draughts, tarot and more held in the month of February.

Yachting Festival

The event for boating enthusiasts in the Vieux Port held in September.

Lions International Festival of Creativity

A global event and awards show for those working in advertising and related fields, held annually in June.


The foremost trade show for the music industry.


The world’s largest property-related trade show.


When you want to buy Cannes luxury real estate, you need to know something about the travel opportunities. The Cannes Express operate a regular door to door shuttle service between the Cannes and Nice airport which is about 24 km away. There is also a small Cannes airport called Mandelieu airport and can be found in Cannes. Gare de Cannes is the main railway station of Cannes which provide access to the major cities of France including Paris, Nice and Lyon.


The main reason for most French Riviera property buyers is the sunny weather in the South of France. Springtime can be a bit bumpy with heavy rain showers, but in general, after the Film Festival, summer bursts out and stays until October with long sunny days and a warm sea. In Cannes, you can enjoy 11 hours of sunshine per day during summer. Whole in winter the weather is mild. Summer daytime temperature regularly hits 30 degrees centigrade while in winter it goes down to 10 degrees. Shortly saying, the weather is perfect for all the seasons of the year. So when you want to buy some Cannes luxury real estate, this is all included!

Best things to do in Cannes

There is a complete list of things which you can do that visitors after coming back from Cannes suggested. Some of them are:

Port de Cannes

Le Vieux port is the port of boats and Yachts is in the heart of Cannes. You would find boats of all sizes which will double your fun of living there.

Iles De Lerins

There are two islands Ste-Marguerite and St-Honorat. They are covered with Pine Forests and home to fort royal.

Le Suquet

This is the historic walking area with a daily fresh covered market.

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