As the Corniche roads from Nice descend towards Menton, it approaches the Mediterranean resort of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. The perched village of Roquebrune overlooks the luxuriant vegetation of the Cap Martin peninsula. From the medieval castle, breathtaking views command the coastline of the French Riviera, from the mountains above Menton and Italy to the dazzling Principality of Read more…
Menton, a real gem on the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur), is an enchanting town nestling between the sea and the mountains on the French-Italian border.
This seaside resort seduces visitors with its picturesque charm, year-round mild climate and lush gardens. The palm-lined Promenade du Soleil offers breathtaking views of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea.
The old town, with its narrow streets and colourful facades, invites you to stroll around and discover its craft shops and restaurants serving tasty Mediterranean cuisine.
The Jardin Serre de la Madone, a veritable botanical Eden, and the exotic Jardin du Val Rahmeh will delight nature lovers.
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The jewel of the Riviera
The Côte d'Azur is the undisputed jewel of the region, attracting travellers worldwide for decades. Internationally renowned destinations such as Nice, Cannes, Saint-Tropez and Monaco offer a unique blend of glamour, sandy beaches and vibrant nightlife.
The pleasures of the Mediterranean are best enjoyed on the Côte d'Azur, whether lounging on sunny beaches, sampling delicious Mediterranean cuisine or strolling along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice.
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Sainte-Agnès, a perched village above Menton
When driving on the mountain road D22, the hilltop village of Sainte-Agnès makes a great impression. It is perched on the flank of a mountain high above the town of Menton and the Mediterranean sea. Locals claim the village is the highest coastal village in Europe. Whether this is true or not, from there, the Read more…
Menton’s Parks and Gardens: A Little Guide
The resort town of Menton on the Mediterranean Sea boasts the most interesting parks and gardens that are an invitation to the exotic. You’ll find intimate parks and exuberant or botanical gardens. This article gives you a shortlist of Menton’s parks and gardens to discover on your next visit to the “Pearl of France”. About Read more…
Menton on the French Riviera – A Discovery Guide
The beauties of nature, the magnificence of the sun, the intoxication of the ever-changing sea… this was how Menton was described by English doctor James Henry Bennett, considered by the locals as the creator of the seaside resort. One of the prettiest towns on the French Mediterranean shores, sunny Menton is rightly nicknamed the “Pearl Read more…
Menton Lemon Festival: A Little Guide
The most Italianate and warmest town on the French Riviera has become famous for the colourful Menton Lemon Festival. This carnival, like no other, is a significant event on the French Riviera. In fact, each Winter attracts no less than 240,000 spectators in Menton, France. Visitors come from far away to marvel at the impressive Read more…