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Capital of the lemons

Mentone Photo, Menton, France

Mohnton (as the French call it) - the last French town before the Italian border and is the warmest place on the Cote d'Azur. Here, each seller speaks Italian and French, half the population - the Italians.
The city is protected by mountains from cold winds. On the slopes and in the city planted orange and lemon trees.
Resort city is considered the "capital of the lemons." The main production of lemons in France falls on Monton.
All the houses in the city are painted yellow and orange colors.
Lazy cafes and cheapest prices for all suvenirku Riviera.
Explore the city's best to start with the Old Port. The port was built under Napoleon III.
It offers beautiful views of the mountains and the old town.
A stone staircase leads to the heart of Old Town - on the Place Saint-Michel. At the top stands the church of Saint-Michel. This is the most beautiful and the Baroque church on the Cote d'Azur.
The area is paved with a mosaic of black and white pebbles, showing a coat of arms of Grimaldi. By the way, pebbly beach at Monton. But the shingles good, not as in nice - no bald spots.
Every August is a festival of chamber music. Tradition is 50 years and which only the world's stars are not playing.

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