Sightseeing route in Île Saint-Honorat

Île Saint-Honorat

Island description】

It’s one of Lérins islands where we can visit from Cannes. The Cistercians owns this island and monks live in the abbey. That’s why, there are some chapels and vineyards in the island. In addition, we can see this island and the sea from the top of the fortress.

Overall rating】

 ★★★★☆

【Time required】

 2 h 30

Budget】

 16.50euros (the ticket for the ferry)

Fatigue

 ★★★☆☆

Sightseeing route】



Start

★You take a ferry from Cannes to visit this island. You can find the ferry terminal in the page of Cannes. Although it is possible to visit from Nice, it takes a long time and if you leave from Cannes, you can also visit this resort city.

Time required : 15 min / Price : 16.50 euros (round trip)

Time table
http://www.cannes-ilesdelerins.com/en/billetterie/



①Ferry terminal


★Turn right. You find a chapel in thick grasses on the left hand. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



② Saint-Sauveur Chapel

Chapelle Saint-Sauveur

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to go straight on the route. It takes 10 minutes.



③ Saint-Caprais Chapel

Chapelle Saint-Caprais

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the circumference of the island. It takes 15 minutes.



④ Saint-Pierre Chapel

Chapelle Saint-Pierre

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★You find a path of coconut trees after the chapel. Go to the path.



⑤ Lérins Abbey

Abbaye De Lérins

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

There is a wine shop where you can some wine bottles.

★When you go out from the abbey, turn left. Go to the path beside the sea. It takes 5 minutes.



⑥Saint Honorat Fortress

Forteresse de saint honorat

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the circumference of the island. It takes 10 minutes.



⑦Trinity Chapel

Chapelle de la Trinité

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Continue to walk on the circumference of the island as far as the ferry terminal. It takes 10 minutes.



【Goal】

Ferry Terminal

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