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Ratonneau Island

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Ratonneau Island
  • (worth a trip)
  • 1-2 km
  • Easy
  • Average
  • full day
  • 3 3

A peaceful island in the heart of the Mediterranean

Ratonneau is one of the islands in the Frioul archipielago located near the shore of Marseille. With a length of 2.5 kilometers, the island is extremely small and in terms of width, it is very narrow with a maximum


width of 500 meters. There is a fort located in the center of the island. Several beaches are in the island with restaurants and shops for tourists. Motor vehicles are not allowed in the island, making it truly peaceful. Being only 2.5 kilometers long, it is easily walkable. The easiest way to access the island is via ferry, which you can take at the Old Port.