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Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes

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Address: La Croisette CS 30051, 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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A classic place but it needs an upgrade

We went there in June for Midem. The place is close to everything in Cannes and it has everything you need for conferences, meetings and conventions but it is a little bit out of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Veronica D
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time wandering around Cannes during the Film Festival. Lots of people, a few celebrities, huge yachts in the harbor, great restaurants and a fun beach with nightly movies. We had lots of fun.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there in June for Midem. The place is close to everything in Cannes and it has everything you need for conferences, meetings and conventions but it is a little bit out of fashion and old.

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Thank Veronica D
Klaipeda, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We didn't go in the inside, from the outside it is just a nice building among more other buildings on the busy promenade. Lots of people trying to take photos on the red carpet but at the time we were here, carpet was just being put on the stairs by four or five men. It took a while for them... More 

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Thank VaidaBer
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This venue is certainly in need of a modernisation. As an even venue it is closed in and easy to get lost in. It's position on the beach and marina in Cannes actually encourages you to leave the venue more than visit it.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Monumental building right on the famous La Croisette and near to Marina. The building is very spacious inside, there are many venues incl the main auditorium. Even the building is very modern from outside, inside needs to be updated. The red carpet is not available everytime, but mostly.

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Thank Miloslav Z
Cannes_OT, Community Manager at Palais des Festivals et des Congres of Cannes, responded to this review

Hello Miloslav, thank you for letting us know how you feel about Palais ! Indeed, it's vital to modernise the Palais to maintain an effective and competitive structure. We've just finished a 3 consecutive years of works, a metamorphosis which has considerably improved style and technical facilities of the building. New works are planned by 2019: A new screening room,... More 

India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Just fabulous.. Not much to see on the outside. We arrived 5 days afterbthe film fest and they were still undoing the tents.. So, the area was restricted.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Our cruise ship arrived in port for two days during the Film Festival. There was a lot of energy among the crowds and papparazzi. Helicopters were busy flying in directors and stars. Yachts of famous directors were parked in the port. Everyone was on the lookout to spot a celebrity. It was a fun place to visit. I wished we... More 

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Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

A famous place in Cannes. Over rated to me. But it is part of Cannes. If I were in charge, I would build a much sophisticated facility.

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Thank Hashem A
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,773 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We found ourselves in the middle of opening night at the Cannes Festival and enjoyed the buzz all around the Palais. The media was there in full force and so were the celebrities. We had a blast walking in and around the area in the hope of getting a glimpse at George Clooney. Nice way to spend an evening in... More 

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Thank Steve R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We arrived at Cannes during the film festival, was pleasantly surprised by how accessible everything still was (no famous people to be seen!) Lots of police, walking/driving/cycling and on horses. Lovely beach. Big yachts, helicopters. Good fun.

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Thank Trudy H

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