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Things to do in Menton

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“American businessman and Cocteau enthusiast Séverin Wunderman was a teenager when he started collecting the works of Jean Cocteau. The great French writer, filmmaker and artist was named an honorary citizen of Menton after painting the spectacular "salle de mariage" (wedding hall) in Menton's City Hall. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Casino
“ Machines à sous , table de jeux et boite de nuit.... Slot machines, gaming table and nightclub ....”
  • 19 locals recommend
Establishment
“With its incredible exterior, the bell-tower, the coloured cobbles of the parvis arranged to form the Grimaldi’s coat of arms make the St-Michael basilica a rare jewel of baroque art.”
  • 15 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Michelin-starred restaurant, reserve a long time in advance. Amazing food and views (but not cheap)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Market
“This market is one of the most beautiful places for local food and typical provencal atmosphere. Not that cheap, but absolutely worth to visit. Try to be there quite early in the morning, it is probably the best to get freshest products.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“They have a variety of pizza and pasta dishes, with an individual children's menu.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
Train Station
“Picturesque town by the sea with a charming medieval centre. Stroll around and try some of its local products made from the lemons that Menton are famous for.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Beach
  • 4 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“Via pedonale con vari negozi Central street of Menton where you can find several shops.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Giostre per bambini, minigolf per tutti. Mini luna-park for chilgren and minigolf for everybody!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Menton's "Old Town" is a perfect place to wander for a few minutes or a few hours. Perched above the harbor and home to churches and the hilltop Cimetière du Vieux-Château (Cemetery of the Old Castle), you'll find spectacular vistas as well as small visual delights.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
“The Fete de Citron 🍋 takes place each February in Menton, 5 kilometres from the village 🏠🏠🏠”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Pizza Top, Piatti di pesce freschi, Buon rapporto qualità prezzo. Chiedete del fritto misto di pesce e il caffè gourmand”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lake
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“Michelin-starred restaurant, reserve a long time in advance. Amazing food and views (but not cheap)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“They have a variety of pizza and pasta dishes, with an individual children's menu.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Pizza Top, Piatti di pesce freschi, Buon rapporto qualità prezzo. Chiedete del fritto misto di pesce e il caffè gourmand”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Small cafe / restaurant down town. Pizza in bite sizes. Excellent stop for lunch if you are in the old town. One of the few places we return to again and again. Right next to the local market which is also worth a visit. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Una chef al Top, pinuccia Beglia, premiata a maggio 2019 con il Segundin d'argentu...”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Le patron, une figure Mentonnaise! vous accueille chaleureusement! Cuisine de qualité”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“ Ristorante Le Galion, specialità pesce. €. 45 circa a testa Very good restaurant especially for fish About €. 45”
  • 7 locals recommend

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