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Iles de Lerins

Dans la Baie de Cannes - In the Bay of Cannes, Cannes, France
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Ranked #1 of 35 Attractions in Cannes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Islands, Forests, Outdoors
Owner description: Two islands just a boat ride from Cannes, Ste-Marguerite and...
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Type: Historic Sites, Islands, Forests, Outdoors
Owner description: 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

No better day out. I booked a great boat. With www.boatingbookings.com for my wonderful experience. Lying in the sun and swimming in the almost Carribean blue water. A day out to remember.

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Ventura California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I stayed here a for a few days only . It was a freat and fun experience. Great food and nice frendly folks.

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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Both islands are beutiful with each having a different feel to it. In mid November the weather was still warm and beautiful, like an English September day. Reduced service, only 4 on our boat mid morning, but enough boats to take you out for a good day trip. Take a picnic - especially out of season as nothing's open that... More 

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Grasse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Both islands have their merits and each is worth a visit any time of year as long as the sea is calm (which is most of the time). The ferry only takes around half an hour to forty minutes and is good value. Do look out if you are parking near the terminal as I've seen car after car with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Please note to go inside the monastery you need to wait for a guided tour. We by mistake wandered in the back way via the vegetable garden and were told very politely that we should not have done so, but it was interesting! Ladies are not meant to wander around this monastic order!

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Antibes, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The place itself is beautiful, charming scenery, beautiful buildings and the shuttle back and forth to the island is super quiet. I want to come back more often!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

One doesn't go to this island to sunbath, nor is it particularly suitable for a long, relaxing picnic. It can be hot, it can be dusty and it can be windy. However, this is an island stepped in history and natural beauty, and for that alone it is well worth visiting. From the medieval monastery to the more modern Abbaye,... More 

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Thame, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We ate at La Tonnelle, and the food and location were wonderful. We almost lost our reservation because we missed the midday boat out to the island - check the sailing times! We walked slowly round the island, visited the monastery shop and the fortified chapel and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

There are two islands, St Honorat and St Marguerite. St Honorat is the smaller of the islands - you can stroll around it in under an hour. Both are lovely - calm, tranquil, peaceful escapes. There's more extensive walking to be had on Marguerite. Both have nice coves for picnics and swimming. There is also a cafe restaurant. If you... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Quite island to have a peaceful swim. Just a 15 minute ferry ride to the islands. Prices are 13 euro and 15.50 euro respectively.

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