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Host of the annual Cannes Film Festival

It hosts one of the most prestigious International film festivals in the world, but Cannes is more than a travel destination for filmophiles. Fashionistas and fun-seekers will find an exclusive city with high-end restaurants, exotic nightlife, luxury boutiques, and designer fashion shops lining La Croisette. Cannes is an amazing experience for the posh traveler, but it attracts history lovers as well, as no other town on the French Riviera has such a dramatic and mysterious past. One example? The famous Man in the Iron Mask was imprisoned on the Ile Sainte-Marguerite, half a mile off shore from the city.

Îles de LerinsWikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0
Îles de LerinsWikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Îles de Lerins

Îles de Lerins

Famous Beautiful islands

Beautiful islands

Stay.com Editors' Note

There are several ways to reach the amazing and beautiful Îles de Lerins - wild, seductive islands that ooze with romantic appeal.

The smaller Îles de Lerins is known as Saint-Honorat, which has a monastery which is still active today. Slightly larger is Sainte-Marguerite, which is famous for its old fort and prison.

Another top must-see at Îles de Lerins is the Musee de lar Mer, which houses archaeological relics and treasures.

Îles de Lerins
Îles de Lerins, Cannes
Hours
7am to 8pm