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Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes

1 boulevard de la Croisette, 06414 Cannes, France
+33 4 92 99 84 00
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The Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congres benefits from an exceptional location, by the sea, in the heart of the city. Each year, it hosts over 50 international trade events and 300,000 delegates, making Cannes the second most popular business tourism destination in France. The Palais is the first worldwide Convention Centre to boast 4 ISO certifications (9001 Quality, 14001 Environment, OHSAS18001 Health & Safety and 26000 Corporate Social Responsibility). The Palais is also a major cultural centre which offers two cultural seasons "summer in Cannes" and "Going out in Cannes" and famous international Festivals such as the International Festival of Pyrotechnic Art, Musical Nights at Suquet, Jazz at Domergue, the International Games Festival, the Festival of Russian Art, Cannes Pantiero, Cannes Shopping Festival... Theatre, dance, concerts and various performing arts such as opera or magic: all audiences and any generation can find what they seek in Cannes. The tourist office organizes guided tours of the Palais des Festivals et des Congres.
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1 boulevard de la Croisette, 06414 Cannes, France
+33 4 92 99 84 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was very unlucky the weekend I visited, as it was between trade shows, which meant that during my stay I was unable to get near the building as they were preparing it for the next trade show. It was out of bounds, there were...More

Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great city with too many attractions, including the Festival Palace, making photo on the red carpet made me such a proud, thinking of so many famous people coming there every year, incredible feeling to be a part of such great atmosphere, everyone should...More

Thank gordanaSerbia
Cannes_OT, Conseillère en séjour at Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you have shared the interest you have in our destination. We sincerely hope you’ll keep excellent memories of Cannes!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a terrible looking building where the Cannes films festival is held plus many other exhibitions and dozens of tourists taking pictures of this ugly looking building .. nothing special about it

Thank Nabil I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Red carpet on the steps, brings lovely memories to everybody's mind, You find a smile on the people's faces, lots and lots of photos are taken there .. Posters of some movie stars adds to the charm of the place.... Enjoy..

Thank rafa e
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Prior to visiting Cannes, we were told that the Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes was one attraction which we must visit while in the city. Therefore, when we arrived in the city on a tour, this was the first location that we...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Cannes was like a little rodeo drive in L.A . Glamorous city and all the expensive shops everywhere. Stayed there for a day and not bad experience. Just a bit disappointed with the seaside which is dirty and full of sea weed. Well at least...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on our day tour just to have a picture on the red carpet. Probably not a fair representation for the location as we did not go inside and we were not in the midst of an event. The views were nice and we...More

Thank tarheeltraveler4509
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The entertainment is amazing, the view at night is so romantic. Our hotel is just opposite of Cannes festival.

Thank DyRamos
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This venue is a must visit place in Cannes and kudos to the Cannes authorities for making this place such an happening & amazing place.

Thank pankajmishra1975
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I went here to look at the building and see the steps where movie stars standing at and then been taking photo of. And it was a lot of people there with the same thinking I didnt find someone to help me with a photo...More

Thank Baross
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