Things to do in Menton

New to Menton? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Menton

If you're in Menton to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Jardins Biovès

⭐️ 4.5 (3902)

Marché des Halles

⭐️ 4.3 (3660)


⭐️ 3.9 (1190)

Val Rahmeh-Menton Botanical Garden

⭐️ 4.5 (1183)

Basilica of Saint Michael Archangel

⭐️ 4.6 (851)

Jardin d'agrumes du Palais Carnolès

⭐️ 4.3 (487)

Parc Départemental du Pian

⭐️ 4.3 (359)

Serre de la Madone

⭐️ 4.1 (216)

Jardin Maria Serena

⭐️ 4.3 (191)

Museum Jean Cocteau The Bastion

⭐️ 4.2 (138)

Cemetery of the Old Château

⭐️ 4.8 (112)

The top affordable restaurants in Menton

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Menton city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Trattoria

⭐️ 4.5 (1977)

Price Range: $$

Leone Restaurant Menton

⭐️ 4.3 (919)

Price Range: $$

Coté Sud

⭐️ 4.4 (841)

Price Range: $$

Le Stanley

⭐️ 4.3 (713)

Price Range: $$

Little Italy Restaurant

⭐️ 4.5 (569)

Price Range: $$

La Rotonde Menton

⭐️ 4 (548)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (487)

Price Range: $

La Table d'oc

⭐️ 4.4 (482)

Price Range: $$

Da Mitchou Restaurant Plage

⭐️ 4.5 (472)

Price Range: $$

Maison Martin

⭐️ 4.2 (460)

Price Range: $$

Port Garavan

⭐️ 4.4 (451)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Menton

These are curated, high quality experiences in Menton hosted by locals!

NO DIET CLUB - Best Local Food in Nice !

Perfume Workshop-Create your fragrance

Sailboat-trip around Menton Monaco Nice

Menton, a taste of lemon, Historical and Cultural Heritage

Photoshoot in Menton with a Mentonese photographer

Introduction to Outdoor Sketching in Exceptional Gardens

Photo session in Monte-Carlo

End your night in some of the best bars in Menton

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Menton, curated exclusively for you.

La Mandibule

⭐️ 4 (1098)

Price Range: $$

Les Sablettes Beach

⭐️ 4.2 (664)

Price Range: $$

Coco loco

⭐️ 4.3 (516)

Le Big Boss

⭐️ 4.1 (364)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (360)

Price Range: $$

La volta

⭐️ 4 (335)


⭐️ 4.6 (316)

Vinum Veritas

⭐️ 4.5 (240)

Price Range: $$

La Loca Vineria

⭐️ 4.4 (215)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (175)

Price Range: $$

ML Lounge

⭐️ 4.7 (133)

Pick from the best places to stay in Menton

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Check out these bookable attractions in Menton

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Menton.

Tour of Monaco at Night

Full-day French Riviera Tour from Nice

Hop-on, Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Walking Tour of Old Town and Castle Hill

French Breakfast Experience

Guided Tour of Fragonard Parfumeur

Èze, Monaco and Monte Carlo Tour

Visit Saint Tropez from Nice

One-hour Bootcamp session

Self-Drive Tour of the French Riviera

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Menton?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant Mirazur

⭐️ 4.4 (1141)

Price Range: $$$$

Restaurant Le Galion

⭐️ 4.5 (501)

Price Range: $$$

Panama Plage Restaurant

⭐️ 4.5 (182)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Old Town of Menton: Explore the winding streets and beauty of the sprawling Old Town of Menton which boasts an array of vibrant bright-colored houses and narrow pathways.
  2. Visit Basilique St-Michel: Take a trip to the stunning location of Basilique St-Michel which is the pinnacle of Romanesque art. Admire the stunning stain glass windows of the church, and take pleasure in the peaceful atmosphere.
  3. Visit Le Jardin Botanique Exotique Val Rahmeh: Delight in the stunning array of exotic plants, and explore the varied Mediterranean flowers. Take the chance to admire the colourful and abundant wildlife of the area, including the magnificent species of birds.

Menton is known for its incredible climate, situated on the French Riviera in the south of France the perfect weather mesmerizes travelers to the city all year round. The best time to visit Menton is during the summer months, when temperatures reach the mid-twenties, and the sun is out almost every day. From May to October the city is especially vibrant, with numerous festivals and special events on offer sets Menton alive with joyful atmosphere.

Menton is a city in the south of France, full of art and culture. An ideal trip to Menton would include 3 days - one day for exploring the coast, one day for visiting the historic city centre, and a full day for taking part in activities such as wine tasting and sampling traditional dishes. With its mild climate and breathtaking views, there's plenty to experience in Menton in just three days.

Menton is a great destination for those wishing to explore France in a unique way. To get around the city, visitors can opt for the efficient public bus network, hire a taxi or rent a car to explore the area. The Menton Gare railway station, located just off the Promenade du Soleil, is an easy point of access for visitors travelling to the city by train, offering connections to nearby cities in the region.

Menton is a great spot for family fun – take a jaunt along the beachfront promenade or visit the lovely Jardin Biovès for a relaxing day. Stop by the charming old city center to explore its cobbled streets, markets and boutiques, before taking a gentle stroll down the Côte d’Azur coastline to view the stunning Mediterranean views. Lastly, why not ride cable cars to the summit of the nearby Mont Agel, with thrilling panoramas offered during the ascent.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Menton. To start off we'd have to mention INKY Bar, Vinum Veritas, Le Retro. Check out our page on the best bars in Menton.

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