Menton is the first French town that is coming from Italy along the Ligurian coast. The city founded in the thirteenth century became part of the Principality of Monaco in the fourteenth century and remained linked to it until 1848, when it voluntarily gave itself to the Kingdom of Sardinia, in 1861 it was ceded to France together with the territory of Nice. The historic center of Menton has the typical aspect of the villages of Liguria made up of colored houses clinging around the port. In recent decades, new residential neighborhoods full of greenery and gardens have been built around the historic village.
MENTON CHRISTMAS MARKET
Menton Christmas Market (Marché de Noël de Menton). The Menton market takes place on the Francis Palmero esplanade, in front of the old port, in the wooden stalls there will be Christmas delicacies such as sweets, candies, crêpes, hot chestnuts, hot chocolate, and many items for your Christmas gifts.
Menton’s Christmas (Noël à Menton) also has an ice skating rink, a letterbox for Santa Claus, a small train that crosses the city, the possibility of taking rides in a carriage, and finally concerts and shows.