Cannes Monument Tracker – French Riviera
Known for its Film Festival, Cannes has origins dating back to Roman Empire in th fourth century. It has developed in the eleventh century under the leadership of the monks and became the destination of the Gotha Glamour with the arrival of Lord Brougham in 1834. 85 sites and heritage buildings will be revealed.
David Lisnard, Mayor of Cannes, Director of Tourism and of the Palais des Festivals and Congress, promoted nationally through the Commission Tourism AMGVF (Association of Mayors of Large Cities of France) the application of new technologies in tourism development, including cultural.
He now feels that « by choosing to offer Cannes Monument Tracker, the municipality continues to innovate to best meet the growing desire of tourists » to travel smart ». In addition, its ease of use and low cost, this application smatphone is a useful tool for everyone, especially for people of Cannes, which still want to know the history and identity of their city. »
Cannes is the fifth city to propose such application with Paris, Rome, London and Nice.
This device can identify the monuments that surround the user without searching. Just go ahead, and when they are close to the user, thanks to an alert, an information arrives displaying their characteristics and history on the mobile screen.
The content of Cannes Monument Tracker:
85 sites and monuments are already listed: museums, plazas, statues, fountains, but also « painted walls » – five murals since 2002, the town hall, the Palais des Victoires …
This list is not static, it is destined to be enriched at any time.
Cannes Monument Tracker is available on iPhone and Android.
An easier and faster access to the culture thanks to new technologies offered by smartphones, it is now possible through the application Cannes Monument Tracker.