What to do in Menton?
The teams of the Paris-Rome hotel, your family hotel in Menton, will be happy to guide you and assist you in choosing your activities on the French Riviera. For your family lunches and dinners, for two or with friends, you can enjoy a tasty meal at Mirazur, a gastronomic restaurant with 3 Michelin stars, near the hotel. In addition, for adventurous and cultural enthusiasts, the teams will advise you several excursion itineraries (created by the tourist office) such as "perched villages on the coast" or "Vieux-Menton".
Jean Cocteau and Menton
Jean Cocteau made a remarkable passage in Menton. Thus, we find in several places the traces of his visits, and in particular, at the wedding hall of the city and the Bastion, the museum dedicated to the Prince of Poets, where all year long, you will discover the work of Jean Cocteau and temporary exhibitions.
St. Michael the Archangel Basilica
A nugget of Baroque art, St. Michael's Basilica is classified as a "historic monument". The first stone of the building was laid in 1619 and its construction was completed in 1653. This cult building of the city of Menton, welcomes travelers, all year long, from Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).
While strolling in the old town of Menton, you will discover narrow and flowery lanes, the facades, ocher color, houses, campaniles charged with history and places full of charm. Lose yourself in the streets of the city center, to reach the sea and its sandy beaches.
Sand and pebble beach
Menton is bordered on the east and west by the beaches. During your visit, you will be able to appreciate the public beaches of the city: Sablettes, Fossan, Hawaii, Casino and Rondelli. Note: there are private beaches along the shoreline, some beaches are non-smoking and some do not accept animals.
Only 15 km from your hotel, you will be in Monaco. Your visit to the hotel Paris-Rome is the perfect opportunity to discover the Rock, the heights of the city, the Casino of Monte-Carlo, the exotic garden with its 900 plant species or the Oceanographic Museum.
This hotel, near the botanical garden in Menton, is just 15 minutes from the border with Italy. The ideal opportunity to discover the habits and customs, but also the essential municipalities of the country close to the establishment: Ventimiglia, San Remo, but also Savona.