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Great Afternoon

Taking the 20€ ferry out to Ile Saint-Honorat is a great way to spend the afternoon, or morning... read more

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San Francisco-based, Epicurean Exchange Culinary Travel, visits Ile Saint-Honorat on our annual... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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All reviews saint honorat beautiful island ferry ride day trip an excursion gift shop cistercian monks lovely walk gorgeous views buy wine nice lunch highly recommend a trip cannes area great afternoon hustle and bustle monastery monkeys
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Taking the 20€ ferry out to Ile Saint-Honorat is a great way to spend the afternoon, or morning. Definitely not an all-day excursion because the Island simply isn't that big. The Fortress is by far my favorite part, as it looks like it's taken right...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Francisco-based, Epicurean Exchange Culinary Travel, visits Ile Saint-Honorat on our annual tours of the region. Our guests are treated to a private island tour, wine tasting and lunch at La Tonnelle restaurant (all reservations are available online). Access to the island via the ferry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasure to welcome such an epicurean group ! Thank you for giving all these details. Best regards.

Reviewed December 31, 2018

If you are staying in Nice and want to get to 950 Mass must get the 8am train to meet the ferry in time. Was was very well attended and very spiritual. Very quiet island, peaceful and serene with amazing natural beauty and history. Lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2019

Thank you for your kind words. Spirituality, nature, history, quietness and nice wines : a good summary indeed. Best wishes for 2019,

Reviewed November 5, 2018

This little island off Cannes will always have a special place in my heart. It is so serene, so beautiful, so calm, you feel you're somewhere far away from the touristy beaches along the Riviera. The Cistercian monks who live there keep their island tip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank you so much for these kind words. If it's not paradise it looks like indeed ! Thank you also for mentioning the cistercian monks and their work on the island to preserve it!

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Going to Ile Saint Honorat is very easy, there is ferry once every hour - at least in October. I think there is less ferries in next months. You can take a ferry from Port de Cannes. Tickets are quite cheap (I live in London,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux Sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for giving all details about the wine of the Abbaye (there is also a church on the island indeed ;-)) and don't hesitate to plan another journey for living the experience "vignes et vins"! Best regards,

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We caught a boat from Cannes to the island. The boats run regularly. The trips are all official from Cannes pier and the good value for money. we paid around €20 per adult and around €14 for teenage children. The journey was comfortable and only...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux Sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate that you enjoy your stay in St Honorat and love your last sentence ! Taking moment ! Please note that the exact price of the ticket is 16,5€ per adult.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

A short ferry ride, available at the harbor in Cannes, takes you to this lovely island where you can visit the abbey, view their vineyard, have lunch, or frolic in the water. Beautiful place for photos and at the abbey gift shop you can purchase...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Thank your for your recommdentation and for speaking about the liqueurs forgotten for the benefit of the wine ! Best regards,

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Definitely recommend coming to Ile St Honorat for a half day visit. The boat ride to the island in itself is a great experience. Views of Cannes and the country behind Cannes and of the islands as you are approaching are gorgeous. Recommend you buy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you for your comment and for mentioning the possibility to buy tickets online (cheaper). We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your journey. Best regards,

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited here using our Carte d'azur pass for a free boat ride. We chose this island over the bigger island and we were glad we did. Very peaceful. A lovely walk all around the island. We brought a picnic with us and had a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

It's a pleasure for us to greet a family for a walk. We know that St Honorat is appreciated for its peacefulness ; don't hesitate to have a look at the view at the top of the monastery next time !

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Island located a short boat ride away from Cannes. This offer a peaceful retreat. Lots of private areas for sunbathing and swimming in a picturesque location

Date of experience: July 2018
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jfilipps
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Response from Stéphanie P | Property representative |
The vineyard tour takes place once a month indeed - every first Friday of the month. Wines are also available at the restaurant La Tonnelle on the island, but there is no free wine tasting. Best regards,
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The island as a whole offers quietness and beautiful landscapes. However, we recommend that you come during the week when there are fewer people.
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