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Menton: Guided Walking Tour

1. Menton: Guided Walking Tour

Visit the most charming places in Menton on a guided walking tour. Explore the city while learning about its fascinating culture and history. Find out why Menton is 3 degrees warmer than other cities on the French Riviera. See the city's lush botanical gardens full of tropical trees and plants. Learn about the famous Lemon Festival held every February.

Shared Full-Day Italian Market, Menton & La Turbie Tour

2. Shared Full-Day Italian Market, Menton & La Turbie Tour

Depart from Nice between 08:15 and 09:00 in an air-conditioned minivan and professional driver/ guide to explore Italy and spend some free time shopping in the open air market famous for leather goods, shoes, handbags and other fashion accessories. This will also be an excellent opportunity get a taste of Italian gastronomy. In Menton, the pearl of the French Riviera, discover the scents colors and calm of the old town.  Then, head in the direction of La Turbie to admire one of the most beautiful panoramic views over Monaco and photograph one of the last Roman remains of this region. Don’t forget your passport to cross the border.  

Côte d'Azur France Pass

3. Côte d'Azur France Pass

Enjoy access to some of the Côte d’Azur’s best activities with one simple pass. Choose between 3-activity and 5 activity passes to best fit your travel plans. This pass provides savings of up to 30% off over the individual cost of attraction tickets. Some of the top activities included in the pass are: • Marineland in Antibes • Aquasplash in Antibes • Le Village des Fous in Villeneuve-Loubet • Oceanographic Museum in Monaco • Nice Bus Tour • Monaco Bus Tour • Lerins Island Boat Tour • Cannes Little Tourist Train

Italian markets, Menton & Monaco from Nice

4. Italian markets, Menton & Monaco from Nice

Head for Italians markets on Fridays in Vintimiglia, on Tuesdays and Saturdays mornings in San Remo. A real good experience to enjoy the flavor of Italy and discover the habits of native people. Overflowing with colours, exotic aromas and flowers from the South of Italy. The warm welcome given by the local shopkeepers gives a glimpse of the italian conviviality.  You can start with a stroll through a picturesque street market where you can get bargains specially for leather goods, fashion accessories, shoes and clothes ... at least you prefer savoring delicious fruits and local cheese. Then spend free time having a lunch in one of the numerous small restaurants (not included in price) and try the fresh pasta accommodated with seafood and a glass of Lambrusco. Return via the seacoast road to charming Menton "pearl of the Riviera", stroll down the pedestrian street a must for all visitors to Menton as it is packed with shops and extends from the sea front to the "Campanin" garden. Afterwards you visit Monaco to see the Prince's Palace, drive along the circuit used for the Formula One Grand Prix, and ride to the very famous Place du Casino.

Italian Riviera Open Air Market: Full-Day

5. Italian Riviera Open Air Market: Full-Day

Enjoy door-to-door service on this visit to an Italian open-air market from Cannes. On this full-day trip you’ll admire the views of Monaco and the Italian Riviera along the way. Your destination is San Remo or Ventimiglia, depending the day of your tour. Take your time to explore the open-air market that’s famous for leather, accessories, luggage, and clothing. ATTENTION Italian market are not every day ! on Friday for Ventimiglia on Thuesday & Saturday for San Remo Enjoy the delicious Italian cuisine, ice cream, and cappuccino that are also on offer, and take a stroll through the streets of the picturesque old city. On the return trip you’ll stop at Menton, a village at the French border that’s renowned for its lemons and oranges. Driving on the middle corniche between Monaco and Nice, you’ll enjoy scenic views of the Mediterranean coast.

French Riviera: Romantic tour

6. French Riviera: Romantic tour

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world on which you will visit the most romantic places in the city. It is often said among the locals that Menton is three degrees warmer than anywhere else in French Riviera. You will feel spellbound in this enchanted hothouse atmosphere. What is the best place to have a date in the city? Where can you take lovely photos? Be surprised at how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, and parks of the city. The town of Menton is known for its lemons, but how is it connected to the story of Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden? This tour is especially recommended around Valentine's Day.

Nice: Italian Dolce Vita and Menton Private Tour

7. Nice: Italian Dolce Vita and Menton Private Tour

Embark on a day trip from Nice to explore the Italian Dolce Vita and the French Riviera on this private tour. Learn the rich history and culture of these 2 cities from your live guide. Enjoy an unforgettable day out that will leave lasting memories. Direction Italy to feel and understand what the Italian people call the Dolce Vita, in this village of Dolceacqua is like the time stopped and there is a very special atmosphere, this medieval village is one of the most beautiful on the Italian Border, then visit Menton: The perle of France where the colors of the city are unique in the south of France, come back to Nice by the high corniche where you will have many photostop because the views are amazing.

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What people are saying about Menton

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 18 reviews

The trip was very enjoyable and the excellent Ansar driver is patiently explaining and answering all our questions he smiled the best driver I ever had

Everything went great. Activity Nice Mobilboard and Hop on Hop off Monaco are highly recommended.