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Ile Saint-Honorat

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Address: 06400, France
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Beautiful and peaceful island minutes away from Cannes

My husband and I loved this island. It is quaint island off of Cannes and if you are a nature lover and would like something more relaxed than the typical shopping in Cannes then... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I loved this island. It is quaint island off of Cannes and if you are a nature lover and would like something more relaxed than the typical shopping in Cannes then this is an activity for you. We took a 20-25 min ferry ride over to the island which was very pleasant and immediately had a very... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Of our time in Cannes (July 2015), I can honestly say the day we spent on Saint Honorat island was the most impactful and memorable. I'll never forget it. We left our two teen girls (19 & 17) on their own in Cannes and at the beach and went to this island for the day. Not only was it an... More 

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Stéphanie P, Resp. Réseaux sociaux at Ile Saint-Honorat, responded to this review

Dear FotoGrafik A, Thank you for your recommendation. We are proud to share with you this news: we have just been rewarded for the quality of the welcome on the island. Best regards More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Only 20 mins or so by ferry from Cannes - but a world away! Go for the peace and quiet, shady walks if you want to escape the sun. Not the place fr you if you need a bar, cafe or other attractions to keep you entertained. But if you love a great view, nature and a little solitude, read... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is an oasis of calm and tranquility so close to the hustle of Cannes and the Riviera. A very short ferry ride fro Cannes takes you out to the island owned and run by monks. Lovely walk round the island - mostly shady among the pine trees with great views of Cannes and the Riviera. Takes about 2 hour... More 

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Just a short ferry ride away from the hustle and bustle of Cannes is this lovely, peaceful Island owned and inhabited by 22 Benedictine monks. You can stroll by the vineyards, climb the tower once used to defend the island, and visit the shop where the wines and liqueurs produced by the monks are sold. It's an absolutely beautiful way... More 

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Slangerup, Denmark
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

1/2 hour sailing Witherspoon a small Ferry. Nice and very quiet Island. Only walking. Very speciel Are the wineyards Witherspoon several different grapes. Take the status to the top of the old cementere. There is a brilliant Wiev over the island and french coastline. Take a look insider the Church and the store where the homemade wine for sale together... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

It was a train ride a ferry from Nice, but what a picturesque place. Loved the church and the fortified monastery. Such solitude and beauty. Be warned they shut down from 12 noon to 2, so keep that in mind when planning your time that you will not be allowed in the buildings during that period. Great snorkelling off the... More 

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Crans-Montana, Switzerland
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We walked round the island and it was absolutely stunning. Although very hot the island's trees offer a lot of shade. I'd recommend visiting the monastry's fort which has a stunning view of cannes and the island (and it's free!). We were going to buy a sandwich at the deli but we're very disappointed. The food looked horrible and inedible.... More 

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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Pre booked sitting for lunch with friends having motored over by boat from Golfe Juan Took sometime before we were shown to a table outside The restaurant was busy but not every table occupied Loads of staff who seemed to be stood around doing not very much Lots of dirty used plates and glasses were left in piles near the... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

What a beautiful place. It is so small that it is easy to walk around the whole island. The fortified monastery is amazing. The stairs to each level were easy to climb, and the views were fantastic. The weather was perfect and the gentle sea breeze felt like a life-giving elixir. A few hours is long enough to see everything.

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