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Two islands just a boat ride from Cannes, Ste-Marguerite and St-Honorat, are covered by eucalyptus and pine forests and are home to Fort Royal.
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Dans la Baie de Cannes - In the Bay of Cannes, Cannes, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

A very enjoyable day out from Cannes. Take the ferry across to Saint Marguerite at €15 return. Beaches are stoney so bring swim shoes. A couple of restaurants or stalls for picnic. Beaches on far side of island more picturesque but more stoney. Do visit...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't miss the Museum and the fantastic snorkelling beaches, particularly on the north side. The place has such a relaxed and much less hectic vibe than the cote d'Azur. The trip across from Juan les Pins (20 mins) is quick and fun, with a double...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful islands, whether you choose St Honorat or St Mauguerite. Monastery on Honorat is truly beautiful and serene. St Marguerite also stunning. Fort is very interesting an La 'Guerite Restaurant is unmisseable.

1  Thank MKB1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful day out, and worth the overpriced half hour ferry crossing (parking is also expensive), especially if the Sun is shining! A couple of words of caution however - there are no sandy beaches, only rocky pebbly ones, and you will be sharing the...More

2  Thank ss_lon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic boat trip and 8km walk around Ste Marguerite. Very warm and restaurants expensive for drinks- bring your own water/towels and enjoy a pleasant day at the beach with a fab breeze in magical surroundings. Recommended.

1  Thank Eclaircm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t know who owns these two islands, but things can only get worse re tourism and money grabbing. No one it seemed had come to see the real Honorat, to look at the abbey, the vineyards, the holy vicinity- just sit and eat very expensively...More

1  Thank vanessa22_13
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The islands are very easy to get to by boat from Cannes harbour in front of the old town. Fifteen euros return and a decent frequent service. Very peaceful, nice walking and lots of history. No sandy beach so not vgreat for young kids.

1  Thank Nicked2016
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

In my opinion, it is the best place to visit in Cannes. The view is grate, you can walk around the island very easy. You find old chapels in the middle of and very nice views. We enter the church just when the monks were...More

1  Thank SforzaZ
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A short (15 minutes) boat trip giving lovely views of Cannes. Lots of walking and hiking trails and the old fort with its' museum is interesting

1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We visited the island of Sainte Marguerite for a few hours on our recent trip to Cannes. It cost €15 for adults and €9.50 for children (cheaper if you book online) and is a pleasant 15 minute trip each way. Even my husband who doesn't...More

4  Thank sarahBuk
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mrselltea
29 May 2017|
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mhw1943
15 May 2017|
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Response from Eddy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes in fact as debbie said go by train NOT by bus (the train station is like 10min walk) from the port of cannes in order to go to monaco/montecarlo .... 45min to get there and beware the last train is at 11h30 pm if u take... More
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borntoloveya106
5 April 2017|
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Response from Doru R | Reviewed this property |
Not too far, walking distance, minutes. You need at least 3 hours, island is pretty small but .... you'll see. Enjoy.
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