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Isla Santa Margarita

Frente a Cannes, Cannes, France
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Ranked #3 of 39 Attractions in Cannes
Type: Islands
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Upper Arlington, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I really liked walking the trails on this island. The eucalyptus trees were very fragrant. The fort and prison on the island are good place to visit.

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Copenhagen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Good nature experience Nice beaches - if you find a private spot! Many nice places for picnics - a lot of effort has been made to preserve the nature

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The views, the museum and the history of the man in the iron mask was intriguing and the restaurant on the Island while expensive was great. Its a good hike around the Island and the swimming was refreshing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

took a 10min ferry ride across from Cannes, very relaxed and friendly staff affordable at 12 euros to cross. The island very nice the food stall people were very friendly and accomodating. The fee to visit the iron mask prison?musuem is an extra 6 euros per person but worth money as very interesting. You can have a swim and the... More

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the boat trip from Cannes to Isla Santa margarita which takes approx. 15 minutes to get there. After landing on the island we followed the path to the left which took us to the Fort Royal Museum of the Sea (6 euros each to enter the fort). The museum houses the prisons where The Man in the Iron... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Enjoyed the boat trip. would have been better with a cafe to get a drink. Kiosk or restaurant only .Enjoyed the fort , steeped in history . Lovely views of Cannes & the marinas , nice walk round the island.

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southend-on-sea, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Walk to the other side of the island away from the crowds and you will find stunning coves with crystal clear waters. Beautiful!

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Stadt Ilmenau, Thüringen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great for walks and views of Cannes and the sourrounding region. Not too many people. Beaches are nice but a bit rocky.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This was the only disappointing day of our 2 weeks in Cannes. The boat trip itself was good but the island itself was not worth the visit. The beach there was grotty at best. The cell of The Man in the Iron Mask was disappointing.

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Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a lovely time visiting this island which is so easy to get to from Cannes. It is about a 20 minute ferry trip which offers time to appreciate the coastline and great photo opportunities. It is a fairly flat walk (take a good pair of walking shoes) around the island and Fort Mer is a wonderful place to... More

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