Walking down the winding streets of the Old town, you’ll get to the lively centre with a lot of small markets, shops and boutiques.
This special town is smothered in olive and citrus groves; there are many well-cared parks and picturesque promenades along the beaches in it. You can take hours-long trips; the travel mode (on foot, on horseback or by bicycle) is for your choice. If you come here in February, you’ll be able to participate in a bright original Festival of Lemons, with a carnival and colourful processions (It is only in Menton, the only town in Europe, that lemon trees bear fruit all the year round).
The lovers of various sports can go in for horse-riding, water-skiing, tennis, yachting, deep diving, mountaineering, and so on.
In Menton you can find various exhibitions, museums (including Jean Cocteau Museum) and a big amusement park – children will be thrilled!
There are, certainly, places for evening entertainment in the town: to you disposal are restaurants, casinos and night clubs! Practically all well-known banks have their offices in the town, which is very convenient for the tourists.
Take our advice and visit in Menton
Carnolès Palace, the former summer residence of the princes of Monaco (the exposition of the Museum of Fine Arts is situated there now) and its Citrus gardens; Ancient History Museum; Wedding Hall, decorated by Jean Cocteau, the Covent of the Order of Saint Annunciata’s sisters. It is also interesting to drop into the Dew Fountain Garden, the Botanical garden Val Rahmeh, the Garden Serre-de-la- Madone, the Lemon Garden with its 450 trees belonging to the type of ‘Menton lemon’ and the Garden of Colombières.