Red Carpet

Cannes Film Festival

As one of the most glitzy and glamorous events in the world, the Cannes Film Festival is where everybody wants to be seen. Whilst it is only the elite from the film industry that is invited to this prestigious event, where new films from a range of genres are premiered, you can still visit this fantastic city during this time to experience the star-studded atmosphere. Celebrities flock to this part of the world during the festival and so there’s the chance you could get to mingle with some of them on the streets.

The Cannes Film Festival, albeit under a different name, has been running since 1947 and that means 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of this important showcase for the movie world. The event is due to take place between the 8th and 19th of May, 2018.

Why not combine your trip with a visit to nearby Monte Carlo, the playground of the rich and famous. This is another place you may end up rubbing shoulders with celebrities as you sample the renowned casinos, soak up the sun on the beach and admire the multi-million-pound yachts in the harbour.

Additional Information
Useful Information
  • Flight time from London: 2 hours
  • Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport: 26km from the city centre; transfer time about 30 min
  • Nearest railway station: Gare de Cannes
  • Currency: Euro
Where to stay

Splendid Hotel,

This hotel enjoys exceptional views over the sea, the Bay of Cannes and the Iles de Lerins. Ideally located, you will be just a few steps away from the golden sands and luxury shopping streets.


Cezanne Hotel & Spa

Located cose to the shopping mecca of Rue d'Antibes, this luxury boutique hotel, offers a delightful blend of comfort and contemporary features.


Le Grand Hotel

This 5* hotel enjoys an exceptional setting in the heart of the Cote d'Azur with views over the sea.

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