Basilique St-Michel Archange
Cimetière du Vieux Château
Meander the historic quarter all the way to the Cimetière du Vieux Château for great views of the old town and the port.
Musée Jean Cocteau Collection Séverin Wunderman
Art collector Séverin Wunderman donated some 1500 Cocteau works to Menton in 2005 on the condition that the town build a dedicated...
Musée du Bastion
Cocteau loved Menton. It was following a stroll along the seaside that he got the idea of turning a disused 17th-century bastion (1636)...
With the opening of this funky wine-bar hangout, nightlife has arrived in Menton. Be it a morning coffee, a dusk cocktail with...
Menton’s covered food market near the seafront bursts with local colours, scents and flavours.
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Basilique St-Michel Archange information
From place du Cap a ramp leads to southern France's grandest baroque church, the Italianate Basilique St-Michel Archange. Its creamy facade is flanked by a 35m-tall clock tower and 53m-tall steeple (1701–03).