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Menton, France

From series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
In France on the Cote d'Azur is a famous resort of Menton, among whose main attractive features are not only picturesque beaches. In this city, local residents have a good tradition - to paint the facades of their houses in bright colors. They are the creators of one of the main city attractions themselves. The colourful city has an unofficial name, within the country it is often called the "Capital of lemons".

Menton, France The thing is that Menton has a very mild climate, which allows to cultivate large-scale orchards. Guests of the island will have an opportunity to stroll through incredibly beautiful parks, which amaze with an abundance of exotic plants, as well as taste delicious lemons in France and even look at how they are grown. The population of the city is about 30000 people, whereas the number of tourists visiting it every year is much larger.

The main historical attraction of the resort town is the Saint-Michel church - a spectacular Baroque monument. In the church has almost completely preserved the original design. Its visitors can enjoy ancient frescoes and mosaics. Many travelers to the city are attracted not only by unique historical sites, but also by the opportunity to be photographed against the background of colorful houses. The best time to visit the resort town is the end of February. At this time, the most significant cultural event, a Festival of lemons, starts in Menton. Next - Amorgos

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ATM bankomat: 'Crédit Mutuel' located in 0.05 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Europcar France' is located in 6.73 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Sarl El Afghani' in 0.96 km
Supermarket: 'Maison Samaran Menton' in 0.11 km
Parking: 'Parking Q-Park Menton Saint-Roch' in 0.27 km
Apotheek: 'Grande Pharmacie Mentonnaise' in 0.12 km
Police station: 'Commissariat de Police' in 0.36 km
Cafe/restaurant: '100 Pour 100 Traiteur' in 0.07 km
Railway station: 'GARE DE MENTON' in 0.79 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Monaco Heliport Airport MCM - in 7 km
 »  Cote d'Azur Airport NCE - in 26 km
 »  Cannes - Mandelieu Airport CEQ - in 50 km
 »  Villanova d'Albenga Airport ALL - in 58 km
 »  Levaldigi Airport CUF - in 86 km
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Best hotels near Menton

Studio Vieux Menton

Located in 0 km from Menton
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The studio is made up of 1 alcove sleeping area and a living room with a sofa bed. Free Wi-Fi access, ironing facilities and a washing machine are … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartment Palmiers Menton

Located in 1 km from Menton
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Apartment Palmiers is located in a quiet, sunny position in the residential district, 900 m from the sea. Nearby: Shop, grocers, restaurant, shingle … More: photo, rates and booking
Holiday Home Were Di Sainte Agnesmenton

Located in 2 km from Menton
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Apartment Parc Massolin Roquebrune Cap Martin

Located in 3 km from Menton
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This is a three-room apartment 75 m2 on 2nd floor, south facing position. It has a living/dining room with satellite-TV, flat screen TV, video and … More: photo, rates and booking

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Top destination around Menton - Menton

The Koaland Park is extremely famous among vacationers with children in Menton. It is a small and incredibly comfortable amusement park which has a Ferris wheel, attractions for the youngest guests, mini-golf courses and several beautiful places for walking. Kids will be offered to go for a drive in the park in cars or swim in the pool in a huge inflatable floating polymer sphere. There is also a small zoo on the territory of the park. You can interestingly spend an entire day in this beautiful and comfortable park.

The park Mini-golf du Pian offers its guests an expansive choice of mini-golf courses. You can have a wonderful time with the whole family here. The park is amazingly and flawlessly beautified. Some of its playgrounds will be suitable even for children. It has comfortable entertainment areas and a café with a wide selection of children’s favorite dishes.

In the warm season, Palmes Beach is the most loved place of relaxation for tourists with children. It is not just a delightful landscaped beach where you can appreciate water activities and sunbathe, but a real entertainment center. In summer, travelers will be able to rent a boat or make an appointment for a mind-blowing sea excursion. Also, a wide range of active entertainments is available for vacationers. With older children, you can book an excursion to the most interesting places for diving and snorkeling.
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