Situated at the extreme South East end of France, past Monaco, on the French-Italian border, right on the coast, Menton is all at once a city of gardens, a seaport, and a beach resort. From 1346 to 1848, Menton belonged to the Grimaldi family of Monaco. In 1861, it officialy became French. Today, it is home to a large number of English retirees who came here in search of pleasant weather.
Surrounded by mountains, Menton is protected from winds and benefits from a wonderful weather. Its exceptional sunlight and the subtropical climate make Menton ideal for growing orange trees, lemon trees, palm trees, and flowers. The city slogan "Our City is a Garden" was not chosen at random! Menton has ...Read More