Menton

  • Accommodation:
    • Hôtel Royal Westminster
  • Transport:
    • Menton staton is on Avenue de Sospel with shuttles to nearby cities, such as Nice and Cannes
    • Most buses leave from the central station (Gare Routière) on Avenue de Sospel
  • Things to see:
    • St Michael’s Basilica and its baroque ensemble
    • The gardens of Villa Maria Serena
    • The Carnolès Palace
    • The bastion, current Jean Cocteau museum
    • Fontana Rosa
    • Garavan Boulevard
    • Belle Epoque palaces
  • Tips:
    • The gardens are well worth a look as Menton has won the competition for the best city of flowers in France five different times
    • The city hosts the Lemon Festival during 3 weeks from February to March, which includes floats parading down the Promenade du Soleil