06 June 2024

Venue Spotlight: The Glamorous Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes

Venue Spotlight: The Glamorous Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes

This weekend, the Longines Global Champions Tour heads down the Mediterranean coast to the tour’s seventh stop: Cannes. The home of the dazzling Cannes Film Festival and the super-yachts of the Port of Cannes, the city of Cannes will play host to the seventh stage of the 2024 season from June 6 to 8. This prestigious event promises a blend of top-tier equestrian competition and the glamorous ambiance that Cannes is renowned for, drawing spectators from all corners of the globe.

The original ‘International Show Jumping of Cannes’ has been on the circuit since it was launched in 2006 and is one of the tour’s most historic events. Now a regular fixture on the LGCT calendar, the show has grown every year and welcomes thousands of visitors through its gates each summer, just a stone’s throw from the world-famous La Croisette. This iconic location provides a stunning backdrop for the competition, enhancing the allure and prestige of the event.

Positioned close to the Mediterranean Port of Cannes and the super-yachts in the bay, the second of three French events of the tour is a very special horse show, in the heart of the French Riviera. Held under the glittering evening lights, the world’s best horses and riders take centre stage at the first of the evening shows on the 2024 calendar. The atmosphere is electric as competitors vie for top honors in this prestigious event, making it a must-see for equestrian enthusiasts and casual spectators alike. The combination of high-level sport and the glamorous backdrop of Cannes creates a truly unforgettable experience.

In addition to the sporting spectacle, visitors to Cannes during this period can indulge in the city's rich cultural offerings, from its renowned cuisine and vibrant nightlife to its luxurious shopping experiences. The Longines Global Champions Tour in Cannes not only highlights the pinnacle of equestrian sport but also celebrates the city's unique blend of tradition, elegance, and modernity.

As the tour progresses, all eyes will be on the Championship contenders, each aiming to secure valuable points towards the overall LGCT and GCL Championships. With the stakes higher than ever, the competition in Cannes is set to be a defining moment in the 2024 LGCT season. Whether you are a die-hard equestrian fan or a visitor drawn by the allure of Cannes, this event promises a weekend of unparalleled excitement and sophistication.

Join us in Cannes!

LGCT of Cannes 2024

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