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How to Get Your Nice-Cannes Airport Transfer for 1.50€!

Most festivalgoers coming to Cannes by air will arrive at Nice-Cote d'Azur International (NCE). Can...

12-May-2016  •  CannesGuide Editor

A Heads-Up About Scam Film Festivals and Cannes

The sheer scale of an event like the Cannes Film Festival inevitably attracts interlopers with a var...

01-May-2016  •  CannesGuide Editor

New Ticketing Process for the Red Carpet

For 2015 the Festival de Cannes has updated the ticketing process for the red carpet (that is, films...

11-May-2015  •  CannesGuide Editor

Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide 6th Edition Now Available for Kindle, Kindle iPad, and Kindle PC

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02-Apr-2015  •  CannesGuide Editor

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