THE LERINS ISLANDS
Facing the bay of Cannes and the Estérel massif, two spots of beauty, the Lérins Islands. Archipelago of legends, Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat are two unique jewels where natural and cultural heritage shine. These islands are the unmissable rendezvous of a stay in Cannes.
After a few minutes by boat from Cannes, Sainte-Marguerite Island offers you an exceptional site where nature, culture and relaxation come together in harmony. Barely disembarked, you will be seized by the scents of pine and eucalyptus and by the fullness of this place with multiple activities. The best way to discover its true nature is certainly to take the marked trails, which offer a botanical and historical discovery of the site.
You will walk from the Batéguier pond with its many species of migratory birds to the tip of the Convention to discover the different plant species; then a visit to Fort Royal, former residence of the Iron Mask is a must and will allow you to understand the strategic role played by the island. Do not miss the Museum of the Sea housed in the fortified enclosure, which enlightens the visitor on the history of the site. Finally, for lovers of
pure relaxation, Sainte-Marguerite Island is a must.