Fort Cannes Jeunesse de l'île Sainte Marguerite welcomes families and individuals ...
The fort is located on Île Sainte Marguerite, 15 minutes (1 km) away from downtown Cannes by boat, the Cannes Youth Association centre is the only building on the island.
This Historical fort was built in the 17th century, it was enlarged and strengthened by the Spaniards and the famous architect Vauban. It is mainly known as the place where a famous prisoner called "the Iron Mask" was detained.
You will enjoy all the benefits of the island in a great atmosphere:
- Beaches with turquoise water
- Forest of pines and eucalyptus
- Impressive views on the Bazaine terrace, on the bay of Cannes and the Esterel Massif
- And so many other things to discover.
The island is yours only from 7PM ...
2 to 8 people rooms. It is sometime possible to book a private room with bathroom on the floor or with an ensuite.
The dorms consist of bunk beds and lockers. We provide sheets, blankets and pillow cases. However, please bring your own towel.
Our team offers home cooking in a warm and cordial atmosphere.
Please Note: You must contact us to purchase your boat ticket, get the timetable and pay before arrival
Please Note: Boat to the island ONLY during the day (from 9.00am to 5.00pm).You must contact us to purchase your boat ticket and get the boat timetable
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