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Menton, also referred to as 'The Pearl of France', is situated on the picturesque French Riviera, and has been part of French history for centuries. Briefly captured by Italy during WWII, the city has since been restored and is now a popular tourist destination.
The town sits on the Franco-Italian border directly on the Mediterranean coast. Many of the town's historic and natural sites can be explored by car, so many tourists visiting this area decide to opt for car hire. The regions warm climate makes it the perfect site to grow lemons, oranges, and tangerines, which are all grown prolifically in the surrounding farmlands.
The town is also popular for its gardens as the local climate is quite temperate. Most notably are the Jardin Botanique Exotique de Menton, the Jardin Serre de la Madone, the Maria Serena and the Fontana Rosa gardens.
Beaches along the Mediterranean are also plentiful and exquisite. If you decide to book car hire in Menton then visiting these beautiful beaches, gardens and orchards is possible, as not all buses travel to the more rural parts of this area of France.
Menton is also home to two major festivals held annually. 'The Lemon Festival' held in February and 'The Menton Classical Musical Festival' which takes place in the centre of town. Both festivals are well known regionally, and well attended each year. There are several notable pieces of architecture as well, which can be pinpointed with a city map found at the local tourist office.
The Cote d'Azur Airport in Nice, is only a 30 minute drive north to Menton, making it an ideal destination to fly to. Car hire is available at the airport from suppliers located in the terminal building including Advantage, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National, Sixt and Libertans. For a better choice of cars and optional extras, discounts and offers book online and compare the market.
Regular buses travel to and from Nice, which is a great city to visit during your stay in Menton. Avoid the hassle of tour groups and long queues and book car hire.