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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 20 minute ferry ride takes you far away for the glitz of Cannes to a world apart. You can stop for lunch at a little cafe by the ferry wharf with views of the water. Afterwards hike up to the old castle and then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed January 31, 2019

Beautiful nature, calm oasis for pleasant relaxation. Worth visiting if you are in Cannes. The boat ride from Cannes takes about 15-20 minutes and costs about 15 eur (both ways).

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alibgd
Reviewed January 2, 2019

An excellent place to spend quality time in a relaxed and beautiful place. We visited this place 3-4 times during our stay. The New Year Eve fireworks were awesome. Loved this place and would come back for sure.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank punitworld
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This island is just 15-20mins from Cannes. It is worth to go there as it is so beautiful and calm nature there, historical fort, you can enjoy birdwatching and just relax in the nature and have a break from the busy cities in the magic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrea H
Reviewed November 11, 2018

You can take a boat from any little town on the coast to go to this Island. There is no car on it, you can spend a full day snorkeling or walking in the forest. There is a museum, an old fortress an a jail...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank markgodiving
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This island is lovely to visit with loads of walks and a few historic buildings. The beaches are very rocky so if you are unsure under food this is not a swimming venue for you. It gets very hot here also but there is a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A beautiful island, with some secluded and beautiful views for picnic spots. The fort is larger than expected so leave some to time to wander around it. I left half an hour and it wasn't enough. Be aware that the last ferry leaves always a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

While the boat ride over to the island is beautiful and brief, that was probably the best part of Ile Marguerite. The island is not flat and thus not good for strollers and to squash any rumors there are no sandy beaches here. Yes there...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DTresch
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Beautiful oasis waiting to be explored. Worth visiting and not expensive for this experience. You should take some food and water with you, you could even think at a picnic.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CristianaMM
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I went here as I heard that the castle on the island is where “The Man with the Iron Mask” was held. I walked the whole circuit of the island and explore the museum and castle. It’s well worth a visit if you want to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 20, 2018|
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Response from 32JeffK | Reviewed this property |
According to the web site see below it is closed on Mondays. It is still a wonderful island to send the day. It was a highlight of our trip. The cost of the ferry s really not bad and we enjoyed a delightful lunch on the... More
August 13, 2017|
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Response from Z3572LShannahb | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy them on the day. The ferries leave at either 30 or 60 min intervals.
March 17, 2016|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
There is no accommodation that I have seen. The island is quite small and is mainly covered in woodland with lots of sandy dirt paths criss-crossing the place. There is the remains of an old fort and one or two little... More