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Les Ruelles de l'histoire

Guided Tour of Menton Historical Center

Cultural, Guided tour, Historic in Menton

  • Medieval streets and baroque churches welcome you in the ancient walled enclosure. Let yourself be captured by the splendour of the baroque ensemble of the Saint-Michel square.

  • Cool piazzas and narrow streets cascading down to the sea: the historic heart of the city beats behind the ochre facades, with shutters filtering the light, preserving the privacy of the houses from the assaults of the sun.
    You can walk through history at the foot of the glazed tiled belfries.
    Baroque art gave rise to a remarkable ensemble here: the square in front of the Basilica of Saint-Michel and, a few steps higher up, the Chapel of the White Penitents.
    At the top of the hill, the...
    Cool piazzas and narrow streets cascading down to the sea: the historic heart of the city beats behind the ochre facades, with shutters filtering the light, preserving the privacy of the houses from the assaults of the sun.
    You can walk through history at the foot of the glazed tiled belfries.
    Baroque art gave rise to a remarkable ensemble here: the square in front of the Basilica of Saint-Michel and, a few steps higher up, the Chapel of the White Penitents.
    At the top of the hill, the cemetery of the Old Castle, the last resort of Russian and British aristocrats, offers an unrivalled view of the city, the sea, Italy and the mountains.
    Go directly to the forecourt of Saint Michael's Basilica.
    Reservation required at 04 89 81 52 70.
    Go on the spot in front of the basilica
  • Environment

    • Town location
    • Pedestrian area
  • Spoken languages

    • English
Services
  • Accessibility

    • Not accessible in a wheelchair
Rates

Payment methods

  • Cash
  • Rates 2021
  • One price
    6 €
Schedules
  • All year
  • Tuesday
    2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • * Cancelled in case of bad weather
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