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Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes

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Address: 1 boulevard de la Croisette, 06414 Cannes, France
Phone Number: +33 4 92 99 84 00
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The Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congres benefits from an exceptional...

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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Cannes has defined itself in the post war years as a host for events. Of course, there is the Film Festival, commemorated by the handprints of stars, but this facility hosts, TV... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is well-known as a main site of the Cannes Film Festival. It was built in the 1979, designed by architects Hubert Bennett and Francois Druet, at the location of the old casino near the old port and at the end of the Croisette. It is a nice place to take some photos and have a great fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was really fun. Good for taking pictures and acting silly. Worth visiting. I had lot of fun. I recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visiting the Palais des Festival was a great treat, this glorious place reminds you of all the great movies and those who worked hard to make it happens, in adition to that you get to see the hands and the name of all those who were nominated there carved on the ground, intersting to see all these names ornamenting the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Cannes has defined itself in the post war years as a host for events. Of course, there is the Film Festival, commemorated by the handprints of stars, but this facility hosts, TV, design and other events. The desirable location and climate make it a desirable place to hold meetings and fetes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Enough time to take a selfie with friends. We saw some of the famous people's hand prints. It was short, but enjoyable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Site of the Cannes film festival you can stand on the red carpet and snap a selfie. Building itself isn't particularly attractive or interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Cannes is famous for its annual film festival beside beautiful beaches and Carlton Hotel. It is located at the end of promenade at the corner of bay. All the tourists coming here get their pictures clicked on the red carpet and with hand prints of famous film personalities. It looks more beautiful in the night. Worth a short visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Not a grand building, with no red carpet when there is no Film festival ... :( The only magnificent feature is the hand sculptures of the film stars.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Besides taking photos at the steps & looking at the slightly faded handprints on the floor, we expected so much more. Were quite underwhelmed by what we saw, best thing was that the tourism office was there as well.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Here in the festival complex held a film festival . I imagined it grander , not worth the visit. Here is the casino.

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