Between neighbouring Italy and the Principality of Monaco, here is the “French Riviera” with its “Pearl”, Menton, both Baroque, Ligurian, beautiful and in a green lush environment. Garden paradise and “Ville d’Art et d’Histoire”, Menton is also an incomparable showcase of the architectures that shaped this secret Riviera.
10 THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN MENTON
MENTON, PEARL OF THE RIVIERA!
DISCOVER MENTON'S GARDENS
Menton’s gardens are undoubtedly worth a visit during your stay on the Côte d'Azur! Between Belle Epoque and sensory journeys, the gardens in Menton will transport you into lush worlds with exotic and lemony fragrances. A desire to discover new plants or simply to escape for a moment? Here is a selection of Menton’s not to be missed gardens.
TOP INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOTS IN MENTON
Languishing along the Côte d'Azur, the beautiful city of Menton has an amazing array of lovely colours. Grab your camera or your smartphone, have a lemon ice cream on the way, and follow me through the narrow streets of Menton! Ready to post your photos? Don't forget to tag the @VisitCotedazur account and use the official hashtag #CotedAzurFrance !
THE FÊTE DU CITRON
A unique event: the Fête du Citron in Menton. For more than 15 days, enjoy a traditional festival – day and night - that both young and old will love. With the brightly coloured exciting parade of the Fête du Citron, come and celebrate the end of winter on the Côte d'Azur. Every year in February, thousands of spectators from all over the world come to see the amazing floats made from lemons and oranges.