French Riviera & Provence

Legends and Mysteries of the Lérins Islands

Discover the Legends and Mysteries of the Islands of Lérins through a privately guided family-friendly tour.

Best for Teens
Cultural Visit
Outdoors & sports
4 hours
Fun Transportation
Private Certified Guide
Price per family
5 participants max
Minimum age
4 hours
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    ADULT 2

    ADULT 3

    ADULT 4

    ADULT 5

    ADULT 6

    CHILD 1

    CHILD 2

    CHILD 3

    CHILD 4

    CHILD 5


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Discover the allure of the Legends and Mysteries of the Lérins Islands! Cruise on a private boat to explore these enchanting isles nestled just off the French Riviera near Cannes. The Lérins Islands, Sainte-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat, invite you to experience a perfect blend of history and natural beauty, providing a peaceful escape for exploration and leisurely hikes – a wonderful retreat for families to enjoy the wonders of nature away from the bustling coast.

Sainte-Marguerite Island, adorned with majestic pine and eucalyptus forests along its pristine beaches, hosts the impressive Fort Royal, which was once the mysterious prison for the infamous “Man in the Iron Mask.” Follow the intriguing trail of this enigmatic figure, uncovering centuries-old secrets together as a family.

On Saint Honorat Island, you and your loved ones can explore the unique wildlife and flora surrounding the centuries-old Lérins Abbey. Home to Cistercian monks and renowned for vineyards producing the esteemed Lérina wines, the island offers a serene setting for families to enjoy.

The children will be kept entertained and engaged throughout the tour as they will each get a fun-filled game booklet.

This 4-hour immersive journey into the Legends and Mysteries in the Islands of Lérins is a special and enriching experience for families with children of all ages. Discover historical intrigue, natural beauty, and spiritual serenity as they come together on these picturesque Mediterranean islands.


This tour is available in the following languages : English, French


Meeting Point: Cannes Old Port

Finish: Cannes Old Port



  • A private, fully licensed guide who knows how to keep the children engaged
  • Cruise on a private boat to the Islands of Lérins
  • Entrance to the Fort Royal


  • Transfers to and from the meeting point
  • Drinks and snacks
  • Tips and purchases such as souvenirs


  • The impressive Fort Royal on the Sainte-Marguerite Island
  • The wildlife and flora surrounding the centuries-old Lérins Abbey on the Saint Honorat Island
  • The impressive views over Cannes
  • The private boat to explore these enchanting islands


Is this tour private?
Yes, it is. No one else will be joining your private tour, and you will have your own private guide throughout the visit, as well as a boat for the cruise. However, there will be other people visiting the area, and the island can be crowded during high season.
When is the best time to visit the Islands of Lérins?
There are a lot of people wanting to visit the Islands of Lérins in summer, so don’t expect to be on your own during the high season. Otherwise, visiting the Islands of Lérins just before or right after summer (May or September) is the best time to visit.
Are the parents staying with the children or separated?
We always promote a family-bonding moment, where parents and children enjoy an experience together as a family. So, parents and children will not be separated. However, if you choose to send your children on this experience alone, it is possible, provided that a baby sitter accompanies the children regardless of the age, for insurance purposes (our guides are not responsible for the children).
Is it suitable for kids under 6 years old?
We recommend this visit for kids aged 6 or older as it can turn out to be a long half day. Seasickness can be an issue, and apart from the beach, there is no real area where the very young children can go play.
How long will we stay in the boat?
It takes around 20 minutes to get to the Lérins Islands from Cannes, and the same to return. From Sainte Marguerite to Saint Honorat Honorat, just a few minutes by boat.
Will my teenage kids like the tour?
Of course you can! The views are truly spectacular and both islands are truly charming. It would be a shame not to visit them, and even if teenagers aren't immediately captivated by the Islands of Lérins, they'll remember them fondly when they're older.
Will there be time to take a swim during the tour?
Unfortunately, strong currents between the islands, and the half-day time frame of the tour will not allow you and your family enjoy a swim in the sea. However, it is possible to extend the tour to allow for a relaxation time by the island beaches.

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