Île Sainte-Marguerite, Cannes

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The Île Sainte-Marguerite (pronounced [il sɛ̃t maʁɡ(ə)ʁit]) is the largest of the Lérins Islands, about half a mile off shore from the French Riviera town of Cannes. The island is approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 miles) in length (east to west) and 900 metres (0.56 miles) across.

The island is most famous for its fortress prison (the Fort Royal), in which the so-called Man in the Iron Mask was held in the 17th century.
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  • Wonderful island easy to reach from Theoule sur Mer. A lot of lovely small coves with good snorkling. Place with a lot of `Mediterranean ‘ feeling and lovely views along the coast. The view towards... 
    Wonderful island easy to reach from Theoule sur Mer. A lot of lovely small coves with good snorkling. Place with a lot of `Mediterranean ‘ feeling and lovely views along the coast. The view towards...  more »
  • Easily reachable thanks to the ferry boats which connect it in only 15/20 minutes from Cannes harbor, if you are in town, it is really worth to visit this island surrounded by greenery, in which it... 
    Easily reachable thanks to the ferry boats which connect it in only 15/20 minutes from Cannes harbor, if you are in town, it is really worth to visit this island surrounded by greenery, in which it...  more »
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  • So beautiful and it’s not expensive to go I like it !
  • Beautiful island with an incredible underwater museum and amazing views.

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