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Why visit Menton?
Menton is the perfect town for those who love the sea and mountains. Thanks to its location between land and sea, Menton is the starting point for memorable hikes and nautical activities.
The town of Menton is perfect for discovering the ocean sprays, Côte d’Azur and tropical flora, and the architecture typical of Côte d’Azur towns.
The town centre is full of activities to enliven your weekend programme: museums, gardens, restaurants, beaches, and nautical activities. For a longer stay, its hills are idyllic. The chance to set off on a hike or enjoy a more in-depth visit to the Menton area.
Not forgetting its proximity to the towns of Cannes and Nice, a great idea for a road trip along the Côte d’Azur!
What is there to do in Menton?
A visit in Menton not to be missed? Its gardens. Famed for its lush green backgrounds, Menton boasts some ten gardens! The botanists have been busy for years, planting tropical plants, lemon and orange trees, etc. This gives Menton a flowery fragrance all year round.
Beyond the gardens, you will have the opportunity of visiting several museums, such as:
● The Bastion Museum
● The modern art gallery
● The regional museum of pre-history
● The museum of fine arts
For the more athletic, there are several hikes possible around Menton. (Insert link to Article; Hikes in Menton and its surrounding areas)
Finally, during your visit to Menton, immerse yourself in the local traditions, tasting the culinary specialties and strolling in the streets. To try: the famous Menton lemon tart, pichade or even the delicious barbajuans.
What is there to visit near Menton?
During your visit to Menton, you can venture into the hilltop villages. Here are a few not to be missed:
● Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, rich flora and medieval architecture
● Sainte-Agnès, one of the most beautiful villages in France
● Castellar, like a trip to Italy
● Castillon, the Provencal village par excellence