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Ile Sainte-Marguerite

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Address: Cannes, France
Phone Number: (0)492998422
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$15*
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Ile Sainte-Marguerite Independent Day Trip from Cannes by Ferry
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$232*
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Private Luxury Yacht Cruise from Cannes with Personal Skipper

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Lovely

What a lovely get away. Agree with the previous reviews, bring your own picnic. Also aim for the opposite side of the island to where the boat drops you off (only 900m or so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely get away. Agree with the previous reviews, bring your own picnic. Also aim for the opposite side of the island to where the boat drops you off (only 900m or so) bring swimming shoes or jellies cos the beaches are very rocky there but the water is so clear. Bring snorkelling gear if you have it -... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ile Sainte-Marguerite is lovely for a short getaway from Cannes. To visit the museum of the prison with so much interesting history that even small kids like it, and it is sufficiently small that they don't get bored. Bring your snorkel gear, nice small places for a little explore before heading back to Cannes...

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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could not wait to visit this Island. The story of the Man in the Iron Mask is what grabbed my attention. The museum is well worth visiting. I found it very interesting. The murals on the cell walls will not disappoint. Stunning views from the Island . We brought a picnic with us. The sea was quite choppy enroute to... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in April this place was hot and arid. Boat ride was amazing with great views. So much to explore on the island and then of course, the prison. My kids loved running around the vast park surrounding the fort. There are also art installations hidden throughout, disguised as benches and huts. Worth the trip but pack water and a... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in nice and decided to spend the day on this beautiful island. It is an hour boat ride from nice. Lovely trip along the coast to get to the island. It is really well sign posted on the island so it is easy to get around. We went up to the fort and the prison....which was fascinating.... More 

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to visit, see the prison and museum and then have an amazing lunch at Le Guerite! What history and interesting facts to learn about the prison and the Man with the Iron Mask. Highly recommend the short ferry from Cannes. Had a fun day there.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice day out with only a 15 minute crossing. The fort with its history as the location for the "man in the iron mask"is interesting and we found a lovely restaurant down on the rocks that clearly catered for the large yachts moored offshore, expensive but worth it.

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1 Thank David W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Been coming to Cannes for over 10 years and only recently decided to take the ferry trip over to the island. My only regret, I should've done it years ago. Great views back towards Cannes, crystal clear water and various places to grab a sandwich or dine alfresco at La Guerite.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Lots of history and great views...we went over by boat in the morning and returned early afternoon, lovely place for lunch overlooking Cannes, worth every penny this trip...........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This beautiful peaceful island is a 15 min ferry ride from Cannes €14 per person . I did also see a company taking people out by kayak or you could take your own boat . Lovely gum tree walk and paths that wind around the island nice places to swim in the clear water take a picnic and water .

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