You will find a wealth of information on the weather,
tourism, culture, etc., on the official web page of CANNES:
The Radisson SAS Montfleury Hotel
25 Avenue Beauséjour
06400 Cannes, France
Véronique Page (Conferences and banquets coordinator)
phone: +33 (0)4 93 68 88 66
fax: +33 (0)4 93 68 89 91
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Nice International Airport
is nearest to Cannes (about 30 km downtown Cannes). It is served
by many international airlines. There are several options
for air travel from Nice to Tessaloniki for those also
attending ICIP01. More details will soon be provide on this
Several French and major European Cities have direct train
connection to Cannes. TGV (bullet) trains run from Paris (6
hours) and other large cities. Cannes' railway station
(SNCF) is located downtown at about 20 minute walking
distance from the hotel (see map). Taxi cabs or City Bus #7
are available transportation to the hotel.
It is often advantageous to book car rentals in advance from
abroad, particularly if you are coming from North America.
Take freeway A8 (AUTOROUTE MARSEILLE- NICE) and exit at
Cannes Center (exit 42). Take the main street Boulevard
Carnot down to the "Voie Rapide". Turn left and follow
directions to Republique Californie. A road sign will direct
you to the hotel (see map below).
From the Airport to Cannes
Bus : The "Rapide Côte d'Azur (RCA)" provides direct
transportation from the airport to downtown Cannes (Central
Bus Station). The ride takes about 50 minutes. A bus leaves
every hour or half hour in between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. The
fare is 75 FF* one way, and 130 FF* round trip. Reservations
are not required. The hotel runs a free shuttle from the
Central Bus Station; please contact in advance Protravel (by
phone: +33 (0)4 92 94 23 47, by fax: +33 (0)4 92 94 23 49 or
by email: email@example.com). Alternatively, you may
take city bus #7 or one of the taxi cabs stationed there.
Helicopter : Helicopter transportation from Nice Airport to
Cannes is available. The fare is 435 FF* one way, and 850
FF* round trip, including airport taxes. (For comparison,
taxi fare is about 400FF). Reservations are required and
can be made by phone (Tel: +33 (0)4 220.127.116.11). A free
bus shuttle is available from the landing point in Cannes to
most downtown hotels (including the Radisson).
Taxi : Airport taxis provide transportation to Cannes. The
fare is about 400FF for 1 to 3 passengers.
Car : (See note above regarding car rental). From the
airport take the A8 freeway to Cannes. Exit at "Cannes Center" (exit 42).
Take the main street - Boulevard Carnot down to the "Voie Rapide".
Turn left and follow directions to Republique Californie. A road sign
will direct you to the hotel (see map below).
Note: A detailed zoomable map of Cannes can be found here:
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Last modified July 12, 2001 by Gabriella Csurka.