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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing, simply amazing. Gorgeous inlets for swimming, picnicking, relaxing. Peaceful smooth trails for walking amidst the smell of eucalyptus and pine. Museum where the Man with the Iron Mask was imprisoned. Etc. A peaceful respite from busy Cannes. There is a nice small restaurant near...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun day trip from Cannes. Best to bring a picnic (as you’ll see on the ferry), food choices are limited to kiosks. You can do something edifying, like visit the museums, or you can enjoy a beautiful, uncrowded beach, or both. This place is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We fitted a trip to the island in after brunch before having to get back for spa treatments at our hotel - and that was enough time to be able to explore, relax and have something to eat. The island offers some of the most...More

Thank mandipbhasin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the scenic tour to the island, walked through and around the island, fantastic day that ended in the great resturant on the island - La Guerite.

Thank mrskive2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 20 minute boat ride from Juan les Pins 19 Euros return. We went on the first day back for schools after the summer hols. The island was quite busy, it must be a nightmare in July/August!! Lovely, flat 8km walk all around the island...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 15 min on a boat from Cannes. We spent a day here visiting the Sea Museum and the Fort with the Iron Mask's cell. There was supposed to be aquarium, but it was closed and although we were told that it will open at...More

2  Thank sethfranklin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice place to visit starting from Cannes there are boats going every 30-40 minutes and in just 10 minutes you arrive. Then the island is full of places to stay and enjoy the sun and the sea! I recommend to take a pic-nic...More

1  Thank angelo b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting exhibits at the museum- particularly enjoyed the underwater sculptures and the prison cell of the Man in the Iron Mask. After this we grabbed a sandwich from a kiosk and headed down to cool off with a swim. I would advise bringing swim shoes...More

1  Thank NaomiAC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice island and amazing land scape we enjoyed our walking in the island and swimming in the virgin water , really was a great day , recommended

Thank Nidal S
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The main sites are the museum/prison, which feels pretty spooky and wild west-y, like an old, abandoned film set. And then the beaches - the docking side is sort of wood chip beach (the wood chips get EVERYWHERE by the way), with wonderful clear swimming,...More

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July 20, 2018|
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Response from Jeff K | 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 Hannah B | 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