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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank welshjelli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank DTresch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank CristianaMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rent a boat, it takes about 15 min. To arrive to, relaxing, quiet, nice water, just get special water shoes, the rocks are razor sharp!

Thank Gil R
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank groupwww
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 September 2018

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 6 September 2018 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
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KirstyNHart
20 July 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
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PhilipG98
14 August 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.
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JLaffey
18 March 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
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