The fountain in front of the hotel
This fountain was built by a member of the Castellana family, at the request of Mr. Hanbury. At the time, the horses could drink there in order to finish their ascent. Famous building of Menton, the film, with Louis de Funès and Bourvil, "le Corniaud", shot scenes around this fountain.
This charming hotel in Menton, the Paris-Rome hotel, is halfway between the cities of Paris and Rome. At the creation of the building, people making the trip between these two towns, stopped at this hotel-relay to make a stopover and rest the horses. This is how the establishment got that name.