The Île Sainte-Marguerite and its royal fort
Programme de l’excursion
Panoramic bus tour of the Croisette and walking tour of the old town : Suquet hill, streets, door walls, church, history of the iron mask ...
11h45 – LUNCH IN A RESTAURANT IN CANNES
13h45 – CROSSING IN BOAT ISLAND SAINTE-MARGUERITE, FORT ROYAL TOUR AND MUSEUM OF THE SEA
Historical monument, Fort Royal is an example of Vauban fortifications. After enjoying outdoors, the tour will continue in the old state prisons to address the royal court under Louis XIV through the history of the Iron Mask, mysterious prisoner imprisoned for eleven years in the fort, but also, the Huguenot memorial and the wall paintings by Jean Le Gac on the subject of the prisoner painter. To freely discover the Sea Museum and its Roman ruins at the end of visit.
16h15 – END OF BENEFITS AND RETURN ON CANNES BY SHUTTLE