Le Palais Bulles, or the Bubble Palace

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Le Palais Bulles is a large house located in Thoulé-Sur-Mer, near Cannes, France. This bubble palace is designed by the Hungarian architect Antti Lovag and built by Pierre Bernard. In 1992 it was bought by famous Italian-born French fashion designer and art patron Pierre Cardin.

Le Palais Bulles has following prominent features:

  • Ten bedrooms
  • A reception hall
  • Swimming pool
  • Waterfalls in extensive land scraped grounds
  • 500-seat open-air amphitheatre

The building is now used for art shows, concerts, weddings, lectures and exclusive events such as previews and artistic performances. Many prominent companies like Microsoft, Rolls-Royce, MTV, Lego, Renault reserve Le Palais Bulles for corporate events. Pierre Cardin and Christian Dior often host the catwalk shows there. Its proximity to Cannes make is an extremely popular destination during the film festival that takes place there.

In 2003 Emma BUNTON, A British pop singer and a Spice girl shot the artwork for her album in the year 2004 “FREE ME” in this Palais Bulles (pink lava bubble palace).

In 2003 Emma BUNTON, A British pop singer and a Spice girl shot the artwork for her album in the year 2004 “FREE ME” in this Palais Bulles (pink lava bubble palace).

The artists made these ten bedrooms fantastic and extra-ordinary, including some of their names Patrice Breteau, Jerome Tisserand, Daniel You, François Chauvin, and Gerard Cloarec. It was listed for sale in March 2017, with an asking price of €350 million. It is hired for movie premieres, weddings and photoshoots and is reported to cost roughly £24,000 a day.

Le Palais Bulles was featured in 2016 British comedy film “Absolutely Fabulous” directed by Mandie Fletcher and written by Jennifer Saunders.