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“Disappointing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes

Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes
La Croisette CS 30051, 06414 Cannes, France
+33 4 92 99 84 00
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French Riviera Small Group Day Trip from Nice
Ranked #24 of 89 things to do in Cannes
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Owner description: 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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“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Well, let's say that I was expecting much more. Worth a pic with the building, not more. The view is nice but not that unique in Cannes

Visited July 2013
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“Just a pic....”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

End of May, festival finished.. but nothing interesting to look at.. just people taking pics of themselves pretending to 'be'..

Visited May 2013
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“Not as grand as I had expected”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

It looks very ordinary when the festivities are over...but still beautifully situated within the Croisette.

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“Lovely views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

We sat outside the Palais watching the superyatch mooring, and the activity of the boat agents arriving to make sure the yatch owners and crew had all their requirements. We saw a few hopefull crew approaching with their portfolios to get a job on board. Eventually we had a personal tour of one of the biggest in the harbour, a thrilling experience!

Visited June 2013
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“Take a picture on the steps”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

And get some fun t-shirts from the gift shop. One of the main attractions in Cannes due to the major event The Cannes Film Festival. Hotel prices are crazy around the festival time but if you go just a few days before or after you will still catch the vibe.

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