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Things to do in Menton

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Full-Day Italian Market, Menton & La Turbie Tour

1. 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.  

Menton: Guided Walking Tour

2. 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.

Italian markets, Menton & Monaco from Nice

3. 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.

Nice: Italian Dolce Vita and Menton Private Tour

4. 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.

Italian Riviera and Monaco Full-Day Tour

5. Italian Riviera and Monaco Full-Day Tour

From Nice highway to Italy, immersion in the real Italian market famous for its handbags and good lethers, discover the city and its charms. Your guide will take you along the Riviera between Italy and France to arrive in Menton, the capital of lemons, discover the old town, enjoy a good lunch and try the famous limoncello! After that, you will discover the glamour of Monaco, the palace of the prince, the old town and the cathedral. Finish the tour by Monte-Carlo and its casino where the rich and famous like to go with their amazing cars.

Lovely Romantic tour in French Riviera For Couples

6. Lovely Romantic tour in French Riviera For Couples

The French Riviera is one of the most romantic places in the world, and a romantic tour of the region can be an unforgettable experience. From the stunning Mediterranean coastline to the picturesque villages perched on hillsides, there is something for couples to enjoy. One of the most popular activities for couples on a romantic tour of the French Riviera is Place Masséna where you can stroll the city and find many attractions. Another great way to spend time together on a romantic tour of the French Riviera is to visit Colline du Château where you will see beautiful and memorable views. French Riviera is definitely worth trying out, make your memorable moment with your partner!

From Nice: Italian Riviera & Monaco/ Monte-Carlo Tour

7. From Nice: Italian Riviera & Monaco/ Monte-Carlo Tour

Discover the charm of the Italian Riviera and enjoy the open-air and covered markets where you can find leather goods, handbags and many more items at a great price. Have the chance to explore a typical Italian atmosphere. Enjoy the free time for lunch and to taste the Italian cuisine. Visit Menton, "the pearl of France", a city full of color that will certainly charm you. In Monaco, explore the old town on the famous Rock, admire the Prince's Palace and the cathedral. Admire the breathtaking view of the Mediterranean Sea and walk in the magnificent Exotic Garden. Then we take a drive along the Formula I race circuit to reach Monte Carlo with its famous casino and world-known Hotel de Paris.

Nice Airport: Private Transfer to/from Menton

8. Nice Airport: Private Transfer to/from Menton

Experience a stress-free start or end to your vacation with a private transfer service between Nice Airport and Menton. Enjoy the comfort of a luxurious vehicle and the convenience of a door-to-door service. Your professional driver will meet you at Nice Airport, help with your luggage, and take you directly to your destination in Menton, or vice versa. Relax and enjoy the scenic drive as you take in the beautiful views of the French Riviera. With this private transfer service, you'll avoid the hassle of public transportation and arrive at your destination refreshed and ready to start your vacation. 

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What people are saying about Menton

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 24 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

A nice walk with free moments to have an Italian experience on the border with France. A port in San Remo where you can enjoy a delicious beer