Cannes Tourist Office
Tel: + 33(0)4 92 99 84 22 Address: 1 Boulevard de la Croisette 06400 Cannes
MAIRIE (Town Hall) 1 Place Bernard Cornut-Gentille Tel: 04 97 06 40 00 Fax : 04 97 06 40 40
GENDARMERIE (Police Station) 122 bd République Tel : 04 93 68 01 01 ou 17
POLICE MUNICIPALE (Cannes Local Police) 2 Quai Saint Pierre Tel : 08 00 11 71 18
SAPEURS POMPIERS (Fire Station and Accidents) 11 avenue Pierre de Coubertin Tel: 04 93 48 78 00 ou 18
POST OFFICE (Bureau de Cannes Hoche) 19 Rue Hoche Tel : 36 31
POST OFFICE (Bureau de Cannes Palais) 11 Square Mérimée Tel : 36 31
TOURIST OFFICE La Croisette – Palais des festivals Tel : 04 92 99 84 22 Fax : 04 92 99 84 23
What's On and Things To Do
Pyrotechnical Art Festivals of Cannes
Six evenings during which the Bay of Cannes will embrace a thousand fires, ephemeral coloured stars and other compositions created by the greatest international pyrotechnicians. A marvel for an ever-increasing audience; every year over 700,000 spectators attend the Cannes Festival of Pyrotechnic Art as a whole.
On the 2019 programme :
Lieu : Bay of Cannes
14 July 2019 - 22:00: Allemagne - Steffes-ollig
21 July 2019 - 22:00:Italie - Martarello Group Srl
29 July 2019- 22:00: Autriche - Feuerwerke Jost
7 August 2019 - 22:00: Suède - Göteborgs Fyrverkerifabrik
15 August 2019 - 22:00: Etats-Unis - Rozzi's Famous Fireworks
24 August 2019 - 22:00: France - Pok 2.0 Lux Factory
Ready for MIPIM 2019 ?
MIPIM is one of the largest events in the Cannes congress calendar and is the 'kick off' event which takes place in March each year. This is the event when the global property community visit the South of France to discuss trends, new developments and of course to network on a truly global basis.
This year’s MIPIM edition will welcome more than 26,000 delegates from over 100 countries to its 30th edition in March 2019.
If you are attending MIPIM and have not booked your Cannes accommodation, then please contact our corporate rental specialists urgently to see which villas are still available.
Cannes Yatching Festival
Tax Free World Exhibition
Annual International duty-free meeting
Summer horse racing meeting
The summer races take place at night in July and August. Trotting races generally take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Horseraces in this magnificent setting are events not to be missed. They are accompanied by activities all summer long!
Russian Art Festival
Over five consecutive days, during the course of its program the festival reveals the Russian cultural identity through its various forms of artistic expression: dance, music and cinema but also arts and crafts, fashion and the culinary art.
This events hosts over 150 of some of the world's most beautiful yachts. For a whole week, these splendid, often hundred-year old yachts confront each other in fierce battles yet marked always by fair play.
International Yacht Festival
Marked by innovation and luxury, the Yacht Show in Cannes is clearly Europe's most prestigious boat show afloat. In the Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto nearly 500 boats designed by the finest international shipyards are on display...
Festival Pantiero - Cannes 2019
Each summer Cannes hosts the Pantiero Music festival over four days. Presenting talented, original and unusual artists to its audience, the Pantiero Festival has established itself as one of the major events in the summer calendar.
As welll as local and regional acts there are some larger international artists invited to perform, giving the public a great selection of live musical performances. The venue will be open late fr the duration of the festival so that the programme of selected artists can be fully appreciated in this great location.
Piknic Electronik - Cannes 2019
A great way to spend a different Sunday listening to electronic music.
Piknic Electronik is now a big event in the Canadian city and also in Barcelona, where it started in 2012. An unpretentious electronic music party.. during the day !
There will also be workshops, games and activities for children.
9-11 August 2019 !
Classical music in the beautiful old town of Cannes 2019
For nearly a week, a public square in the heart of the old town is transformed into an open air concert hall. From Mozart to Chopin; piano to strings; the performances vary each night and include orchestras, soloists and a number of talented young musicians. These concerts are a must for lovers of classical and world music.
For a full line up, dates and times then check quickly their website !
July 2019 !
Cannes Firework Festival
One of the MUST SEE events of the summer, the spectacular Firework Festival which takes place in Cannes is a dazzling display pyrotechnics and also a competition where teams from around the world compete for the coveted first prize.
The best advice is to book a great beachfront restaurant, enjoy a great dinner and then sit back and watch the show unfold in front of you.
July & August !
Fete de la Musique
A magical day across France with a true celebration of all things musical. Free concerts in the streets, in venues and throughout the country. Always on the 21st June, the festival this year takes place on a Sunday guaranteeing a weekend of musical celebration.
The Long Night of Museums
The Long Night of Museums is an annual event where museums across Europe remain open late into the night, and Antibes is no exception. On this occasion, the closing time of the museums is postponed to approximately one in the morning, which allows the public to visit the participating museums by night, and guess what ! It's free !
European Heritage Days
European Heritage Days are an annual event in France where members of the public, and tourists are encourage to immerse themselves in the local history and culture. Museums, churches, and galleries all open their doors to the public for a weekend of celebration ! Check your local tourist office for more information.
Each year Cannes celebrates summer with the arrival of the international Firework Festival & Competition. The skies are lit up with teams from around the world, each competing to with the coveted trophy for best display. Enjoy supper on the beach and prepare to be amazed by these truly magnificent displays. See the website for programme details and timings.
Places to visit
Best Private Beaches Cannes
- 3.14 Plage : Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400, Cannes
- L'annex : 52 Boulevard de la croisette, 06400, Cannes
- L'écrin Plage : Port Canto Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400, Cannes
- La Plage du Festival : 52 Boulevard de la croisette, 06400, Cannes
- La Plage Carlton : La Croisette, 06400, Cannes
- La Môme Plage : 44 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400, Cannes
- La Plage Majestic Barrière : 10 La Croisette, 06400, Cannes
The Iles de Lerins
Just opposite the Bay of Cannes, a short boat ride away from La Croisette, the beautiful Lérin Islands await you.
Situated in an unspoilt, natural setting, these Mediterranean beauty spots offer visitors a unique combination of flora and fauna, as well as an unusual history that includes the mysteries of the Man in the Iron Mask and the tranquility of Cistercian monks.
Palais des Festivals
This is the official conference and events centre, home of the famous Cannes Film Festival, MIPCOM, MIPTV and many other international events which take place in Cannes each year. There is also a programme of events which takes place each year including the 'Salon du Chocolate' and many music events and concerts. Visit the website for details of events throughout the year.
Le Suquet is the old town of Cannes and sits above the main town and port. The cobbled streets wind upwards towards the Church and the Museum. It's all well worth the walk, or take the little tourist 'train' that starts on the Croisette.
Abbey de Lerins
The Lerins Islands sit just 15 minutes off of the coast in Cannes and are home to the Abbey with its winery, restaurant and more. The boat departs at regular intervals from the port.
Tennis Club Cannes
For the history... In 1879 there was only one tennis court in France - in Cannes! It was built by Sir Thomas Robinson Woolfield, leading property developer in the town.
By 1881 several courts were installed in the grounds of Hôtel Beau Site.
The Cannes Tennis Club, created in 1907, is very active today. Situated at 11 rue Lacour, it has five hard courts (Dur) and two clay courts (Terre Battue) for hire.
Tel: +33(0)4 93 43 58 85. There is also a small snack bar.
Courts can be hired by the hourand tennis lessons are available for adults and children.
The other municipal club is Tennis Montfleury, located 21 avenue Beauséjour - lovely setting near the swimming pool. It offers 7 courts among which 3 clay and 4 in synthetic resin. 6 are lighted. Tennis lessons also available.
La Place de Mougins
Address : La Place de Mougins 41 Place du Commandant Lamy 06250 Mougins Tel : 04 93 90 15 78
This restaurant offers upscale seasonal cuisine in a sophisticated contemporary setting. Chef Denis Fétisson opened his own three-storey gourmet table in 2010, right on the medieval village square of Mougins. On three carefully neat floors, its sophisticated plates make in the traditional modernized with southern accent.
Carlton Restaurant - Carlton Hotel
Tel:+33(0)4 93 06 40 06 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Elegant brasserie style restaurant. Prime location on the Croisette. Provençal cuisine. Prices : Medium
Tel:+33(0)4 93 39 06 33 45 Address : Rue Félix Faure, 06400 Cannes
Large restaurant with two 1930's brasserie style dining rooms. Fish and sea food.
Gaston and Gastounette
Tel:+33(0)4 93 39 47 92 Adress : 6-7 Quai Saint-Pierre, 06400 Cannes
Situated on the old port, specialises in fish
La Palme d'Or
Tel:+33(0)4 92 98 74 14 Address :73 Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes
Part of the Hotel Martinez on the famous Croisette in Cannes.