A day in the City of Menton
Category : Tourism
Known for its famous lemon which is highlighted every year during the Lemon Festival, the city of Menton is ideally located in the French Riviera, near the Italian border and the Principality of Monaco.
Menton is a charming city, sunny all year round with a lot of history and has remained authentic through the years.
After a great buffet breakfast in your 3-star hotel, a day in Menton begins with a walk on the Promenade du Soleil, a long alley by the sea that connects the city of Menton to Italy.
It is bordered by many restaurants terraces which are perfect to have lunch with a sublime view on the blue turquoise sea rocked by the sunny sweetness and the sea breeze.
The Promenade du Soleil is closed to cars 2 times per month for the “Pedestrian Sundays”: all the family can enjoy this moment and children can have fun doing biking or roller skating safely.
During your stay in Menton, discover the market of Les Halles and taste the local products of small producers who offer many varieties.
The Menton’s market has its own colors and scents.
Near, you can visit the Jean Cocteau collection Severin Wundeman Museum dedicated to the artist, poet, drawer and dramatist.
A spacious museum with remarkable architecture which regroups the most important collection of the artist Jean Cocteau.
To find freshness, let’s go to the old city of Menton just a few steps from the Hotel Méditerranée Menton.
Railings will bring you to the Basilique Saint-Michel where you’ll discover the Parvis of the Basilique that offers an awesome show of architecture and an amazing view on the mediterranean sea.
The excursion carries on in the high places of the city Menton, you should losing you in the small streets of the old city and more than never you’ll feel the proximity with Italia and live the history of the place where you’re stand.
Have a walk in the city of Menton, drink a glass of the lemonade from Menton, find some souvenirs to buy in typical shops and enjoy a homemade ice cream
Also, the gardens make the signature of the city of Menton, they are many to be discovered : the Jardins de Biovès which welcome the Lemon Festival but also the Jardin of the Val Rameh, the Jardin of the Fontana Rosa and the garden of the Palais Carnoles.
The ideal location of the Hotel Méditerranée Menton right in the heart of the city of Menton will allows you to enjoy all the assets of the city by leaving your car parked in the hotel's private garage !