Boat trips to Lérins Islands

Boat trips to Lérins Islands

If you want to visit the fantastic islands of Lérins, Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat, you can sail with boat trips from Nice, Cannes and Golfe-Juan respectively.

The beautiful Islands of Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat in the back

Boat trips to the Lérins Islands offers beautiful and historical experiences

Both islands offer City-must-Xee experiences and invite you to a journey back in history from Roman times up through the French Revolution to the present day.

Experiences are Fort Royal and “The Man with the Iron Mask” on Sainte-Marguerite and the 5th-century monastery on Saint-Honorat.

From Cannes: You can reserve a seat and book a ticket to Sainte-Marguerite here: Boat trip Cannes to Sainte-Marguerite

From Nice: You can reserve a seat and book a ticket to Sainte-Marguerite here: Boat trip Nice to Sainte-Marguerite

How to get to the Lérins Islands

To the island of Sainte-Marguerite, you can sail from Nice, Cannes and Golfe-Juan, and to the island of Saint-Honorat you can only sail from Cannes.

  • From Nice to Sainte-Marguerite: approx. 60 min. with 1 daily crossing at 09.00,
  • From Golfe-Juan to Sainte-Marguerite: approx. 20 min. with approx. 6 daily crossings,
  • From Cannes to Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat: approx. 15-20 min. and approx. 10-18 daily crossings.

From Cannes, the ferries depart from the end of Quai Max Laubeuf, which is located on the harbor embankment, on the west side of the old port at the foot of Le Suquet.

From Cannes: You can reserve a seat and book a ticket to Sainte-Marguerite here: Boat trip Cannes to Saint-Marguerite

From Nice: You can reserve a seat and book a ticket to Sainte-Marguerite here: Boat trip Nice to Saint-Marguerite

Read more about the exciting and beautiful Lérins Islands here: Sainte-Marguerite & Saint-Honorat

By Tommy Sverre – 2022

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