What To Expect
Just a few minutes by boat from Cannes, Sainte-Marguerite Island is an exceptional place where nature, culture and relaxation join in total harmony. Lovers of pure relaxation will enjoy this paradise of serenity.
As soon as you disembark, you will be captivated by the fragrance of pine and eucalyptus, as well as the richness of cultural and leisure activities available on the island.
The best way to explore Sainte-Marguerite is to follow the marked trails that take you on a botanical and historical tour of the site. You will stroll by the Bateguier pond, with its numerous species of migratory birds, to the Point de la Convention to find unique plant species. Continue on to the Fort Royal, the former residence of the Man in the Iron Mask. The Sea Museum also is not to be missed, sheltered within a fortified enclosure, it offers visitors an insight into the area's history.
To discover on Sainte-Marguerite Island:
Fort Royal, and Sea Museum (open everyday except on Mondays): see the famous prison where the Man in the Iron Mask was held captive during the time of Louis XIV.
The Hall of the Aquarium: discover and learn how to preserve the Mediterranean flora and fauna living around the Lerins Islands.
The island's beaches
Morning: 07:45, 09:15, 10:15, 11:45, 12:15 / Afternoon: 14:15, 15:15, 16:15, 17:00, 18:00
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Your stay in Sainte-Marguerite is unescorted and gives you the freedom and flexibility to enjoy your time on the island at your own leisure.
Children below 5 years old are free of charge.
Bicycles and scooters are not allowed on the island.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
8 hours and 30 minutes