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Le Monastere Fortifie

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Le Monastere Fortifie

254 Reviews
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Luella Forsey wrote a review Oct 2019
Brisbane, Australia16 contributions18 helpful votes
Boat trip about 20 minutes to arrive on a beautiful island with a charming monastery, beautiful promenade, no car and beautiful views of Cannes, to do absolutely
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Stéphanie P, Resp. réseaux sociaux at Le Monastere Fortifie
Responded Nov 15, 2019
Thank you for your recommendation. We are pleased that you enjoy your stay on the island. Best wishes,
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Sarah K wrote a review Sep 2019
Edmonton, Canada983 contributions65 helpful votes
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The monastery and all buildings on the island are lovely, but close for two hours for lunch. The tours are also only in French and as mediocre French speakers, this was impossible for us to follow in any meaningful way. An English audio guide would be much more helpful. Bless the volunteers who translated for us to the best of their ability at the chapels.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Le Monastere Fortifie
Responded Oct 11, 2019
Thank you for mentioning that point. Volunteers accompanying visitors speak English. During summer, they are young retreatants and their level of English is not assured indeed. Some document are available in English but you also have to know that we have a spiritual vocation rather than a tourist one. Our turn to thank you the volunteers who are used to give information in English. Best regards.
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MeredithAussie wrote a review Jul 2019
Cannes, France1,837 contributions143 helpful votes
I walked around Ile St Honorat and came across this fortified monastery, but was disappointed that I could not go inside to see what it was like or to see the views from its height. There were no signs to indicate if this is ever possible. It was a little disappointing.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Stéphanie P, Resp. réseaux sociaux at Le Monastere Fortifie
Responded Jul 24, 2019
We are sorry you did not entered into the building ; it's a free entry. All summer long, young people also propose free guided visits in the tower monastery that is closed from 12:30 to 2pm for lunch break.
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Brian002 wrote a review May 2019
London49 contributions27 helpful votes
A really impressive castle and it is free to visit. In fact the whole island is worth a visit because it keeps on delivering.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Le Monastere Fortifie
Responded May 27, 2019
Thank you for your recommendation and pleased that you enjoyed your stay on the island & kept great memories.
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MGCFNC wrote a review Jan 2019
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom71 contributions12 helpful votes
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Great afternoon visit to the island and a pleasant and easy walk around the island before getting the last ferry back to Cannes. Definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Le Monastere Fortifie
Responded Jan 24, 2019
Thank you for your kind words. Definitely worth a visit indeed, even during winter : the sky is so clear and the island so quiet.
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