Cannes Travel Guide
Visiting During the Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival, held each May in the upscale Mediterranean city, offers visitors a chance to bask on the beach, do some serious shopping and even spot a celebrity or two.
Top Cannes Attractions
Cannes, best known for its annual film festival, is a delightful city to visit any time of the year. Delightful and upscale, this dignified Riviera city lies on the Mediterranean shore. Visit the Palais des Festivals et des Congres, home to the film festival and other events, a museum housed in a castle, a museum devoted to perfumes or stroll along the lovely shore-hugging La Croissette.
The 2011 Cannes Film Festival
The Cannes Film Festival rolls into town from May 11th-22nd, 2011. The famous film festival in the south of France is a star-studded occasion. This year the jury is led by Robert de Niro and Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris starts the festival.
Cannes Film Festival 2013
The Cannes Film Festival is the world's best known and most exciting film festival. It’s the occasion when the international stars gather here to see and be seen. This year, the 66th Film Festival takes place in May 2013 and promises much from the opening film of The Great Gatsby to Zulu which closes the festival. Here is a guide to the films and the stars.