The Glorious Fontana Rosa Garden of Menton

A Surreptitious Visit to the Glorious Fontana Rosa Garden Public servants in France do make mistakes – which is why we had 20 glorious minutes discovering this garden on our own!

The glorious Fontana Rosa Garden just outside of Menton – on the French […]

Things To See and Do When Visiting Menton

How to have a great time in the French Riviera’s most classically beautiful resort town Menton – the eastern outpost on the Cote d’Azur – is a true jewel of the French Riviera: far removed from the vulgarity that blights some of the other resorts, it features an immaculately kept, […]

Want to Know Where All the Lemons Go?

Menton Lemon Festival What Happens to the Lemons and Oranges After the Lemon Festival in Menton? Menton, in the early 1920s, was the biggest producer of lemons in Europe. It isn’t anymore today but with its annual Lemon Festival, it commemorates its past glory in lemon producing history.

March 10th, 2014 | Tags: , , | Category: French Riviera, Things to See and Do | 4 comments

One More Thing To See in Menton

What to See in Menton Above Menton’s Old Town, more than 1000 tirailleurs Senegalais have found their final resting place After all this carnival business and our accounts of the “rites of spring” celebrations in Nice and Menton, I feel I owe you an Ash Wednesday post: a post that, […]