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Address: Dans la Baie de Cannes - In the Bay of Cannes, Cannes, France
Phone Number: +33 4 92 99 84 22
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Two islands just a boat ride from Cannes, Ste-Marguerite and St-Honorat,...

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Excellent day trip

A days trip by boat ( 30 mins transfer) from Cannes brings you to Ile Ste Marguerite the largest of the Lerins islands. There is a pleasant woodland walk of ca 1 1/2 hours around... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A days trip by boat ( 30 mins transfer) from Cannes brings you to Ile Ste Marguerite the largest of the Lerins islands. There is a pleasant woodland walk of ca 1 1/2 hours around the island with its pretty rocky shoreline with plenty of spots to picnic and bathe. Worthwhile.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small island, not overly comfortable for swimming, but if you don't mind rocks, it had great sea. The island itself is beautiful and well kept. The restaurant/ bar is crazy expensive - bring food!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked along the beach after being brought to the bay by our cruise ship. Tenders took and returned us to our ship and although there was another very large cruise ship in the bay there was not a feeling of being over run with tourists. There are plenty of cafe's a park on the opposite side of the road... More 

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Cannes, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

About fifteen / twenty minutes boat ride from the port of Cannes - on one island is the prison of the infamous Man In The Iron Mask - but don't go looking for the mask as it's not there !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

HIghlight of the trip was the trip. A gorgeous sunny afternoon in Cannes on a boat with the fresh salt air - it doesn't get much better than this! Didn't do the hike around the island but did attempt a swim in very clear, fairly warm water.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views and nice quiet atmosphere. The fort itself was like all the forts and the nature quite simple when looking from the Scandinavian viewpoint. We did some guided sailing and the guy working there was great!! The water is most turquoise before noon and when there's not too windy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

St. Marguita island trip. Gorgeous place. Amazing views and scenery. Makes you feel like youve stepped back in time. Definitely take a good pair of binoculars to get the best of what the island has to offer. A "must do" while in Cannes or nearby area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We spent one of our 4 days on this island and it was probably the best! I would recommend going from the port straight to the opposite side of the island (down Allee Sainte-Marguerite). There are some secluded rocky beaches which were wonderful and private. The area was also a lot nicer than all the other beach areas we walked... More 

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Grasse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very scenic, and so close to any European city. Take a plane from almost anywhere in Europe and arrive in Nice Airport - you are just around 45 Minutes away from a dream come true. Boats from Cannes, Antibes, Juan Le Pins, Golfe Juan bring you there, you take a nice swim in the sea, eat at the local restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The Iles de Lerins can be seen from everywhere around the Bay of Cannes. There are two islands Saint-Marguerite and Saint-honorat. We visited the larger of the two islands which has a fort that houses a maritime museum. The museum has relics from two wrecks the oldest being a Roman galleon that sunk just off the end of the island.... More 

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