Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès is a convention center in Cannes, France, the venue for the Cannes Film Festival. With its 88 000sq.m building, its 35,000 sq.m of exhibition space, and its 15 auditoriums, the Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congrès rank Cannes as the second destination for business tourism in France only behind Paris. The Palais hosts each year approximately 300,000 congress delegates and around 40 to 50 international professional events. After becoming the first European Centre of Congress to be triple certified in Quality, Health and Safety and Environment, the Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congrès since 2012 follows its commitment through the ISO 26000 standard, relating to corporate responsibility, thus confirming the level of excellence that it aims for in the field of sustainable development.
Whether you arrive by ground or by air, Cannes is an easily accessible destination. Find all the details to join Cannes and the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès.
Cannes is connected to all the major cities in France and Europe by the road network. The city is served by the A8 motorway «La Provençale» from Aix-en-Provence by the West and Italy by the East (exit No.42 Cannes La Bocca or Mougins/Cannes). From Grenoble, by the national road 85, so-called «route Napoleon», you can recount the history of the Emperor from his return of the Elba Island.
The city of Cannes is served by two airports:
- Located less than 30 km from Cannes, the International Côte d’Azur Airport connects 90 destinations by direct flights and welcomes around fifty airline companies. Shuttle buses run from the airport to Cannes in about 45 minutes (highway trip)
- The second French airport in business aviation after Paris-Le Bourget is the airport of Cannes-Mandelieu. It is a privileged tool joining Cannes with the large European cities. Located between the Esterel Mountain and the bay of Cannes, 15 minutes from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, it offers an exceptional entrance door to the city and its region. Taxis and rental cars are available at the airport to reach the Palais.
ACCESS TO THE PALAIS DES FESTIVALS ET DES CONGRES
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès is perfectly indicated by the signs in the city of Cannes on both incoming or outgoing sides of the city.