Two pieces of advice if you are driving to Cannes: first, don’t start from central Brittany. Second, if it’s June, make sure your air-conditioning is working. The Cotes d’Azur is a long way from the Cotes d’Armor – more than 1,300 kilometres – and in summer the further south you travel, the more you need your AC.
Holding back the tide of hens and stags is a mug’s game
Many beautiful cities have tried and failed to tame the rowdy crowds.