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Menton - France 1. The coldest month of the year in Menton is considered to be January meanwhile the hottest one is commonly July. Generally Menton is always interesting to visit despite of the season and weather. The city features amiable warm weather all the year round meanwhile really cold days are rather rare even in winter.
2. Prudent tourists will discover numerous bistros apart from budgetary restaurants. The best bistros are concentrated in the historical part of the city. The eating houses serve excellent quality dishes at rather attractive pricing.
3. Purchases and services should better be paid in national currency. The currency is recommended to be exchanged before a journey. The city features several large banks and private offices of currency exchange. However these charge a rather high transaction fee. Tourists should better avoid exchange offices located on the premises of the hotel.
4. Local people are rather sociable and friendly, they will eagerly help the travelers to find a way to desired sight or landmark and are always eager to come to assistance. To show respect to local culture one should learn several phrases in French. City residents speak foreign languages rather unwillingly even in case of an excellent command.
5. The most popular souvenirs among tourists are honey and jams of local production which are made of citrus fruits. The sweet treats can be bought in any grocery store or at the market however the best way to choose some sweet delicacies is to visit a specialized shop. Copyright
6. The main means of public transport is a bus. Tourists can easily reach any part of the city by bus as well as to get to the nearest suburbs. Taxi in Menton is rather expensive. It should better be called by phone. The highest rates are offered by taxis waiting for the clients in close vicinity to landmarks, restaurants and entertaining centers.
7. Many centers offer cars for rent. The cost or a rented car will totally depend on the brand of a desired vehicle. To rent a car one will need a standard document set including an international credit card with enough limit to cover the rental cost.
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8. Menton is known for its quiet and safe atmosphere. Even deep at night walking through the city is safe. However the travelers should be cautious and attentive as private things need to be tracked in places of public interest and should not be left off hand.
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What to visit being in Menton - unique sights


From the series “The Most Magical and Picturesque Cities in the World”
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. … Read further

Orthodoxe Russe Saint-Nicolas Cathedral

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A great number of interesting stories are connected with this wonderful Nice’s cathedral. One of them tells us about the transformation of Saint Nicolas icon. At one time it belonged to Russian Tsar Nikolay Alexandrovich – the son of the emperor Alexander II. Within years this reliquary had paled and the old image of Saint Nicolas got darker. In the middle of the 20th century, the icon was put on the altar. When this was made, a real miracle happened. The colours became brighter and the icon lightened. Until now there wasn’t made any restoration work on it. … Read further

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