Promenade de la Croisette

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The Croisette
Promenade de la Croisette
The Croisette, seen from the beach

The Promenade de la Croisette (pronounced [pʀɔmənad də la kʁwazɛt]) (or Boulevard de la Croisette) is a prominent road in Cannes, France. It stretches along the shore of the Mediterranean Sea and is about 2 km long. The Croisette is known for the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, where the Cannes Film Festival (Le Festival International du Film de Cannes) is held. Many expensive shops (Prada, Gucci, Hermes, Longchamps, Burma, Chanel, Bulgari, Louis Vuitton, Harry Winston), restaurants, and hotels (such as the Carlton, Majestic, JW Marriott Cannes, and Martinez) line the road. It goes completely along the coastline of Cannes.

The Croisette is listed in the cultural heritage general inventory of France.[1]

Panorama of the Croisette in Summer 2012


  1. ^ French Ministry of Culture, Mérimée database: Boulevard de la Croisette (in French)

Coordinates: 43°32′57″N 7°1′36″E / 43.54917°N 7.02667°E / 43.54917; 7.02667