The hype from TV turns out underwhelming. Yes it is a pleasant building close to the waterfront with a set of red stairs. Good for a photo op, if you can get one with the crowds.
The Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congres benefits from an...
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.