Feel at home in Cannes, one of the most popular cities in France, a tranquil and accessible place to do business.
Both the briefest of business visits and longer-term relocation need attention and professionalism. We at Situ understand the special requirements of our corporate visitors and so have selected serviced apartments in Cannes with the business traveller in mind.
The convenient location of our properties allows easy planning and convenient transportation. Connections to public transport and business hubs are excellent so that our guests minimize travel time during the day.
Our properties blend the first-class customer service of a hotel with a truly homelike feel. Aparthotels in Cannes offer facilities such as business meeting rooms and on-site parking.
Our luxury apartments in Cannes are spacious and bright, and all properties have a dedicated working area with comfortable furniture and a high-speed internet connection. Our corporate accommodation in Cannes comes with fully-equipped kitchens and quality laundry services.
Browse Situ's business-class serviced apartments in Cannes and contact our friendly team for your booking.
Cannes lies on the southeast Mediterranean coast of France and forms part of the famous French Riviera. Motorway A8 runs past the city from northeast to southwest. Driving northeast takes you to Antibes and Nice, go southwest to Toulon or Marseille. Sofia Antipolis Technological Park is only 12 kilometres to the northeast.
The nearest neighbouring city is Nice, 30 kilometres to the northeast. Marseille is 170 kilometres away. Italian San Remo is only 90 kilometres to the east along the Mediterranean coast. Turin is just over 300 kilometres away.
French is spoken in Cannes, but the general level of English used in hospitality is good. Use euros for all your payments.
Cannes has a long-standing reputation as a luxury holiday destination, however, nowadays it has grown to become an important business destination for ICT, technology, and property management. The city is home to the modern Cannes Mandelieu Space Centre, headed by Thales Alenia Space. This is the first European manufacturer of satellite technology.
Other prominent sectors are IT and communication, pharmaceuticals, fashion and culture, and luxury tourism. Sofia Antipolis Technological Park is the largest ICT centre in France, hosting the headquarters of enterprises in IT, electronics, biochemistry, and pharmaceuticals. International heavyweights like Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Oracle, Cisco, and Texas Instruments have their offices here.
The size and natural beauty of the Technological Park are astounding: 65 % of its surface is vast green spaces. Hotels and educational centres for residents are integrated into its territory. The park’s project capacity was 28,000 employees, and it now employs over 26,000.
Real estate and wealth management are well-developed in Cannes. The traditional meeting points for businesses in the sector are MIPIM and IPEM. These are international-level events that unite the biggest players in real estate. Explore new offers, learn new skills, and meet new partners. Showcase yourself and your project here, among the highest-ranking professionals in the sector.
The Palais des Festivals in Cannes is the perfect venue for business events, but once a year it is in the spotlight for the press all over the world. The Cannes Cinema Festival is the centre of gravity for the Riviera for two weeks, bringing together the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
Other prominent business events of the year are the IT & IT Security Meetings and the Cannes Annual Yacht show. These are prominent face-to-face events for top decision-makers and a meeting point for manufacturers and innovators. Cannes offers excellent infrastructure for all sorts of trade shows and caters for the most demanding of visitors.
Cannes is the second most eventful city in France after Paris. Its rich past is a perfect foundation for a bright future. The city enjoys an international reputation for a luxurious and tranquil lifestyle.
Cannes is home to a large expat community thanks to its strong economy, relative stability, and glorious climate. It is a perfect spot to start exploring the Riviera as well, with its sandy beaches and lovely old towns.
Moving to Cannes will not help reduce living costs. Real estate prices and the overall cost of living is comparable to major European capitals. On the other hand, you get a lot more for your money in terms of quality of living and general wellbeing. Cannes is popular among the rich and famous, so prepare to rub shoulders with celebrities – and to pay the appropriate accommodation and eating-out prices.
However, staying in Cannes' self-catering accommodation gives you the flexibility to shop locally and cook fresh food in your own kitchen while you are working here.
La Croisette promenade is the main street of Cannes. It is the traditional venue for many outdoor events and leisure activities. The Palais des Festivals is located here as well, so be ready for crowds of onlookers during the cinema festival. La Croisette beach is the most famous in Cannes, but it’s only one in an array of private beaches belonging to luxury hotels.
One can always opt for lower-key entertainment, as Cannes boasts an excellent variety of outdoor activities. For a change of scene, head for Iles de Lerins, only 15 minutes away by boat. Their eucalyptus forests and golden beaches of unrivalled beauty are less crowded than Cannes. Remember to try the famous local liquor made by monks of the abbey on the island.
Do check out Situ’s serviced apartments in Cannes for a stress-free stay while you work in this unique resort city.
The nearest airport for Cannes is Nice Côte d'Azur international airport, the second-largest in France after Paris. Its two terminals are convenient to use thanks to a regular shuttle service between them. The city is only eight kilometres away. Regular buses to the city depart from Terminal 1 every 20 minutes during the day.
The local train service to the city is relaxing and brief, and the views are delightful. All major car rental companies have their offices here, and taxi ranks can be found outside both terminals.
Marseille is another large and conveniently situated airport for Cannes and offers good transport links to the Cote d'Azur. Cannes Mandelieu airport is a major gateway for private jet passengers to Cannes, but it is not used by scheduled airlines.
Hundreds of trains connect Cannes train station to other European cities. Fast TGV trains run from Cannes to major capitals. Paris is only seven hours away by fast train. TER regional trains link Cannes to other cities and towns of the Riviera and Provence. Ticket prices vary, and most tickets are available online. Advance purchases may come with considerable savings.
The Cannes bus service is provided by Palm Bus and is a unified network including Mougins, Mandelieu-la Napoule, Cannes, Le Cannet, and Théoule-sur-Mer. The central bus station in Cannes is Place Bernard Cornut Gentille at the west end of the Old Port. It is open from Monday to Friday 07:00 to 19:00, Saturday from 09:00 to 18:00, and is closed on Sunday.
During night hours there is a special night service. Single tickets are available at the station or from the driver. A ten-journey card can be bought from the Palm Bus office at the station. All tickets are valid for one hour but cannot be used for a return journey.