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Ile de Bendor

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A very pleasant visit

A ten minute ferry crossing from Bandol the tiny island of Bendor is well worth a short visit.it... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Bristol UK
via mobile
Beautiful, but a little like French Riviera Lite

On a gorgeous sunny southern France day, we took the ferry from Bandol out the the Ile de Bendor... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
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  • Terrible3%
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“hotel delos”(4 reviews)
“film set”(2 reviews)
“tiny island”(2 reviews)
Ile de Bendor is located in south of France, in the Var Department (83), in front of the seaside town of Bandol. Small island of 6 hectares, nicknamed "the island of the Mediterranean Arts" through museums, the village of creators, exhibitions...more
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Ile de Bendor, 83150, Bandol, France
+33 4 94 05 90 90
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All reviews hotel delos film set tiny island a short ferry ride beautiful island paul ricard few hours french riviera boat crossing sea
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a tiny but pretty little island accessed by a ferry that runs from Bandol's harbour. The journey only takes a few minutes but provides some attractive views. There are not many things to see but you can have a very pleasant walk around...More

2  Thank Simon E
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

A ten minute ferry crossing from Bandol the tiny island of Bendor is well worth a short visit.it is beautiful and apart for a closed derelict hotel on one end ,the island is immaculately maintained and very beautiful. Including the very smart Hotel Delos there...More

Thank FranceFansBristolUK
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We popped over to the Ricard Island to see what was around - a cute little island - might be a good place to come back to for a couple of days of SCUBA - hotel looks good, the Terrasse de Bendor served a fine...More

Thank Ron_Koyich
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Maybe was it because it was cloudy or wrong date but the island was almost deserted, some of the buildings boarded up and some of the restaurants was abandoned, forever or for the day was hard o say., this was the 15th of july. At...More

Thank Berno H
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Ille de Bendor is everything i needed for a really South-French expierence, Its both very high end and also offers a lot of unspoiled nature around. I loved the waters around it, It have been perfect place actually for jumping in the Mediterranean and the...More

Thank Sohail B
Reviewed 5 June 2018

On a gorgeous sunny southern France day, we took the ferry from Bandol out the the Ile de Bendor, which we could see in the distance from our hotel. The immediate impression is of a charming, perfect French village on the water, and it is...More

3  Thank DesigningWoman13
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you are ever in Bandol, a visit to Ile de Bendor is a must. Just a short ferry ride away, this island is so very beautiful. Unfortunately, the island was mostly closed when we visited (first week in October) with just the restaurant still...More

2  Thank jacqui1919
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stayed in Bandol at the Ike de arousse hitel - superb. Went on boat over to Bendor for lunch. The island is well worth the visit, it has hotels and restaurants but one night would be sufficient

1  Thank Lois L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

On friends' advice we took the ferry across and wow was it not a 'Treasure Island'. It's actually like another world, a mixture of France, Italy and Greece for starters. Everything about it is like a film set. The beauty of the tiny harbour, the...More

2  Thank Tony36
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We took a day to visit the island. A walk around the island, a swim off the pier, a swim from a sandy quiet beach, a visit to the wine ans spirit musem. High point - Paul Ricard's art galery. Very impressive!!!!

1  Thank debsteroonie
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