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How to visit the fireworks festival in CannesHow to have a rest in the blue chair on the Promenade de la Croisette in CannesHow to make a photo on the red carpet at the Palais des Festivals in CannesHow to visit the Iron Mask prison cell in CannesHow to walk through the Old City in CannesHow to fly in a hot air balloon over Provence in CannesHow to view Cannes from the tower of the de la Castre castle in Cannes7 things to doin Cannes
The luxury promenade takes place from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès where the Cannes Film Festival is held.
Expensive boutiques, the posh hotels where the cinema stars stay, the famous Palm Beach Casino and the restaurants alomg the seashore - here is Promenade de la Croisette, the symbol of the Cannes luxurious life.
© Franck Michel
It' almost three kilometers along the sea from the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès to the Palm Beach cape. From the 1986 when the promenade was opened and called the Empress's boulevard it has found it's popularity among the french bohemians and titled persons.
Along the Croisette blue armchairs are placed, and you can use one to have a rest looking at the sea and sandy beach. By the entrance to this beach is not for free.
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Visit the fireworks festival
Every summer the sky over Cannes is painted in different colors by hundreds of lights of the fireworks shows.FREE10
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Promenade de la Croisette on the map
More places to visit in Cannes
Le Suquet district
Le Suquet or the Cannes Old city is the district with several narrow streets, cosy restaurants and the observation deck with the great view of the Old port.13
De la Castre castle
An ancient castle built to defense France has changed it's purpose and is opened for travelers as a museum and the observation deck.5
Covered with a dense forest, a three kilometer island with only a dozen buildings is famous for the Fort Royal located here, where a prisoner in an iron mask was kept.9
An impregnable building located on the steep cliff on the island of Saint-Margaret is famous for its history and unsolved mysteries.11
Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
The Palais des Festivals et des Congrès on the promenade de la Croisette is world famous for the prestigious Cannes Film Festival held here.10