Menton at the border of Italy and Monaco
Situated right at the Italian border and not far from Nice, Cannes and Monaco, Menton enjoys an ideal geographical location, perfectly suited to discover the wonders of the Riviera.
Staying at the Hotel Lemon in Menton you can sit the typical small Italian villages. Picturesque villages close to the border, which will enchant you with their charm and unique character.
For a change of atmosphere, set your course on Monaco! For a day, be seduced by the greatness and luxury of the Rock.
Menton on the threshold of Italy
Why not cross the border to discover some villages in Italy? The town of Ventimiglia is only 20 minutes away from Menton. Ventimiglia is known for its post card decor with its pastel colored houses and its beaches. We advise you to visit the lush Hanbury gardens, right next to the town.
If you want to continue your discovery of these typical Italian villages, we suggest Dolceacqua. Penetrate in the heart of this picturesque village, right out of a Fairy Tale. Take secret and underground passages to visit the village and its Doria castle. Cross the Roman Bridge that connects the two parts of the village, which has been immortalized by Claude Monet on 4 of his paintings.
Visite Apricale and San Remo
Apricale should be integrated in your schedule for the visit of the small typical Italian villages of the Riviera. On the way back to France, come down towards the sea and make a halt in San Remo. San Remo will thrill you with its beaches and its animated downtown. You can take a nice walk on the seaside, accompanied by an incredible view on the Mediterranean.
Discovering the Principality of Monaco
Menton is only 10 kms away from Monaco. During your stay in Menton take a stroll in this highly privileged holiday resort of the Riviera.
The Principality is synonym of History, Luxury and Beauty. Take a walk on the Rock, located on the heights of Monaco. The area is full of nice 16th to 18th century houses. An out of time visit will plunge you at the heart of these streets full of history.
The unmissable of Monaco
Plunge in the atmosphere of the city, by continuing your visit, you will discover the « chapelle de la Visitation », the Cathedral and the Prince’s Palace. The palace of the Grimaldi family overlooks the sea, and offers a grand view. It is the symbol of the radiation of the Principality throughout the world.
When in Monaco, The Casino de Monte-Carlo is a necessary stop! The Casino reflects all the luxury, beauty and prestige of Monaco. Take advantage of your passage at the heart of the Monte-Carlo area to discover its villas and the Opera.
The Monaco exotic garden
The Exotic garden of Monaco is an ideal place for garden loves. Built on the side of a cliff the Exotic Garden offers a breath taking view on the Principality, and you can discover more than 900 varieties of species of extravagant plants. A beautiful walk, that you can extend by visiting the cave on site. A mysterious place, excavated in limestone.