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Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

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Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

The firework display programme is starting on 4th July this year.

There will be displays on 4th,14th 21st and 29th of July, and 7th, 15th and 24th of August

Full programme details here:

festival-pyrotechnique-cannes.com/en/public-…

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1. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Which is better on July 14th, the fireworks in Cannes or in Nice?

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2. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

How are you planning on travelling to either cabnnes or Nice? where are you based?

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3. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Afraid I can't truthfully answer that because we've never seen the fireworks in Nice 14th July :)

And of course, every year is different .

All I can say is that the Cannes displays have the best reputation and the ones we have seen have always been superb

The restaurants with views put on special firework dinners, there are firework cruises etc etc so it can be a really good evening

Even if you just find a place to stand or sit on the seafront it is a great spectacle.

However It gets very busy - really chaotic in Cannes centre just before and during the actual display because spectators travel in by train and road from all around. Locals abandon their scooters anywhere and everywhere ..on the pavement, in the middle of the road. It can take ages to get away at the end of the display until the traffic jams subside

If you are staying in Nice, I would recommend that you try the Nice display

If you are staying in Cannes,, definitely don't miss the Cannes display

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4. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Its impossible to compare the two on the same night without a TARDIS.

There is also a free Prom party -multi stage concerts, street performers , lightshow etc along the promenade des anglais on the 14th july as well as fireworks

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5. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Thanks for the info. We are in Nice so due to traffic being bad we will probably stay in Nice. We're just excited to be in town for this event.

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6. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Hope you have a great visit to the Riviera and enjoy the festivities

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I am staying in Nice and would like to attend the first fireworks display in Cannes on July 4th. Can you offer me advice for traveling back afterwards? Thanks.

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8. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Is it possible to rent chairs for a group to sit in advance of the Fireworks in Cannes?

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9. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Just wondering if anyone knows of any restaurants in Cannes that would be a good place to go for a meal and watching the fireworks? Thanks

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10. Re: Cannes Fireworks Summer schedule - Starts 4th July 2013

Linda W

If you get there early enough you can secure some of the free blue chairs on the Croisette.

ChicciDublin

All the beach side restaurants on La Croisette will have firework dinners and the best views.

Other restaurants with good views are those elevated on the opposite side of the street - like the JW Grill or the Carlton Hotel terrace.

There are firework dinner cruises too