To ensure your experience is as smooth as possible, the Festival de Cannes will provide you with a Practical Guide, detailing all the arrangements and facilities for welcoming people with disabilities.
PREPARING YOUR ARRIVAL
People with reduced mobility may be given specific means of access to certain areas of the Palais. If you wish to benefit from these, once you have received confirmation that your pass has been approved, please confirm your attendance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, attaching a disability certification document or an EU disability card. Your request will be processed before 1st April.
GETTING TO CANNES
Cannes SNCF train station has a range of disabled facilities and services.
- Disability aids (wheelchairs readily available, lifts, access ramps, audio induction loops)
- Special signage (audio and visual information, tactile paving on platforms for guidance and safety)
- Disabled toilets
SNCF accessibility services: (+33) 36 35 / Learn more
The City of Cannes has created over 548 parking spaces for people with disabilities (140 of which are in car parks). All on-street spaces are accessible free of charge to holders of the European Parking Card (GIC-GIG), with no time limit. / Learn more
Nice – Côte d’Azur Airport offers many disabled facilities and services.
- Phone points:
- Terminal 1: D4 entrance, bus station, underground car park P2
- Terminal 2: D1 and D3 entrances (departures hall), bus station, P5 and G2 car parks
- Disability aids (touch screens, hearing loops, shuttle buses to the plane, ambulift, ambulift cabins, phone points, through-floor lifts for PRM, seating for PRM and wheelchairs)
- A dedicated reception service
- Special signage
- Disabled toilets
Contact: +33 (0)820 42 33 33 (€0.12 + cost of the call) / Learn more
Nice <> Cannes transfers
All buses on line 81 between Nice – Côte d’Azur Airport and Cannes are accessible to people with reduced mobility (access lift, reserved spaces).
ACCESS TO THE FESTIVAL ZONE
The city of Cannes has a public bus transport network (Palm Bus) that provides seats reserved for persons with reduced mobility and accepts assistance dogs on its buses. Passengers have to board or disembark these buses via a step. The Gare Maritime is the closest bus station to the Festival Zone. The PALM EXPRESS A bus, which provides a link between the center of Cannes and the Cineum, is accessible to people with reduced mobility. Shuttles are available from the stop SNCF station and public transportation is free upon presentation of a QR code available online in “My Account“.
Daytime hours Night hours
The surroundings of the Festival Zone are accessible to chauffeur-driven cars and specialised vehicles until 5pm. The closest access points are located at the Gare Maritime (quick drop-off) and the underground carpark of the Palais des Festivals. Parking spaces for people with disabilities are available around the Festival Zone, provided that they are holders of the European Parking Card (GIC-GIG). After 5pm, the closest parking points are located at boulevard Victor Tuby, boulevard de la Ferrage and boulevard de Lorraine.
GETTING AROUND THE FESTIVAL ZONE
The Palais des Festivals has facilities to ensure accessibility for people with reduced mobility at the Main entrance, the Méditerranée entrance and the Albert-Édouard pier. If you have difficulty accessing the Festival Zone, the service dedicated to people with reduced mobility can guide you andprovide you with assistance. This Hospitality office is located in the Mediterranean Hall andcan be reached by phone at +33 (0)4 92 99 81 32. You can also ask a receptionist to contact them for you.
Reception of people with disabilities & resolution of disputes regarding your reception and stay
T: +33 (0)4 92 99 81 32 / Mail: email@example.com
Find all the information on access for disabled people, services and installations in the Practical Guide at your disposal.