Sainte Marguerite Island

Departures all year from Cannes: Quai Laubeuf. 04 92 98 71 31

Embark on an exciting cruise stopping at Ile Sainte-Marguerite just off Cannes. Covered by national forest dominated by the Fort Royal, this jewel in the crown of the Iles de Lérins is home to a rich natural and cultural heritage.

Departing from Mandelieu-la-Napoule, just a few minutes at sea is all it takes to reach this exceptional location where nature, culture and relaxation combine. From the minute you arrive, you’ll notice the scent of pines and eucalyptus, the beautiful countryside and the serenity of the location.

Take to the signposted trails and discover the botanical and historical riches of the island. Stroll along the banks of the Batéguier pond to observe migratory birds and then to the Pointe de la Convention to admire its remarkable flora.

Make the most of your trip to Ile Saint-Marguerite by visiting its restaurants, cultural sites and taking part in diverse leisure activities!

Just a few minutes by boat from Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Sainte-Marguerite Island is an exceptional island where nature, culture and relaxation join in total harmony.
Ticket office:
06 25 33 40 84.


  • Drones are not permitted on the Island
  • Bicycles and scooters are not allowed on the island Ste Marguerite.
  • Harpoon fishing is not permitted.

Carbon footprint : 483g CO2 per passenger round trip

2024 Departure dates

From 04/06 to 30/06 : Every day (except Mondays)

From 01/07 to 31/08 : Every day

From 01/09 to 15/09 : Every day (except Mondays)

Our prices

2024 Upon presentation of proof*
25.00 €
Large family *
Senior * / +65 years
Youth * / 11 to 25 years
22.00 €
Child / 4 to 10 years
19.00 €
Moussaillon / -4 years
Departures from Mandelieu-la-Napoule Returns to Mandelieu-la-Napoule
09H15 09H40
10H20 10h40
11h30 11h50
14h00 14h30
15h00 * 16h00 *
16h30 17h00
17h30 * 18h00 *
* Optional : Contact Us

To discover on Sainte Marguerite Island


Discover the famous prison where the Man in the Iron Mask was held captive during the time of Louis XIV. The painter Jean Le Gac suggests a cell by cell route evoking the memory of places and men.

In Roman cisterns, the museum presents archaeological finds from the area. Excavations of the island and the sea in the surrounding areas have bestowed relics of 1st century murals, remains of the contents of a roman shipwreck from 1BC and those of a Saracen wreck from the 10th century to the museum. The Maritime Museum (Musée de la Mer) will be closed on Mondays and on December 24th, 25th, 31st 2013 & January 1st 2014.

Open everyday excepted mondays

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The seabed around the Lérins Islands is rich in protected species and in remarkable habitats. In response to the preservation issues of this natural heritage site, the CPIE des Iles de Lérins et Pays d’Azur opened the Méditerranoscope® Point Info Biodiversité®. This space, which holds aquariums with reconstituted seabeds from around the Lérins Islands, is dedicated to awareness and informing the public.

Tel: 04 93 39 26 80



In the historically classified buildings of the Sainte-Marguerite Fort, Cannes Jeunesse organizes custom-made holidays with or without activities for school groups, associations, sports groups, corporate committees…

Tel. : 04 92 18 88 88

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From April to October, the restaurant « La Guérite » welcomes you on Sainte Marguerite Island. You will discover a place of 1000 m2 at the water’s edge in front of the Bay of Cannes. In this little piece of heaven, you will find three distincts spaces for your lunches, dinners, private events or work meetings…

Tel. : 04 93 43 49 30

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This friendly restaurant provides you with a panoramic terrace, three covering rooms, sea view, as well as a V.I.P terrace with a sea view. Open in the evening in July and August, the capacity in seated catering is 350 people and 1000 in standing cocktail (cocktail party).

Tel. :07 52 37 66 72


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