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Cannes has an area of abundant marine life, especially along the protected shipwrecks and the Lerins Islands. Sponges, red coral, sea slugs and sea horses and octopus are common in the summer and you might also see dolphins swimming around.

Cannes is a french commune in the Pays de Lérins, located in the department of Alpes-Maritimes and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. Its inhabitants are called Cannes.

Canne was a Ligurian fishing village in ancient times, due to the legends of Saint-Honorat and the man in the iron mask on Lérinsau islands off the Bay of Cannes. In the nineteenth century the city took off with the construction of vacation homes by the English and Russian aristocrats then, early in the twentieth century, luxury hotels designed for wealthy tourists, constituting its architectural heritage.

Featuring a high-tech industry, airport, several ports and a congress, Cannes is now known worldwide for its film festivals and cr​aft and its Croisette lined with palaces.

It also benefits from wonderful landscapes and an exceptional place! Only few people know that Cannes has one of the best diving points in Europe with breathtaking fauna and a flora whose make that place outstanding .

Dive sites to check: Fouillé Nord, Le Barbier, Les Moines