Cemetery of the Old Chateau, Menton

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A beautiful cemetery, Cemetery of the Old Chateau, is easily accessible and presents the most amazing views of the undulating vineyards below it. If you are fond of walking, then perhaps walking to the church located on a niche in the southeast of church hill, is a very good idea. It will take you through the intoxicating beauty of the cypress gardens sprawled around the church. The simplicity of the brick and stone structure, the austerity and the peaceful nature of the place makes it a spiritual getaway from the humdrum of city life. Cemetery of the Old Chateau is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • Fascinating ancient cemetery overlooking Menton old town and the sea. A challenging walk, especially on a rainy day, but so worth the effort. Tranquil and fascinating.  more »
  • Keep climbing up the narrow passageways and stairways in the Old Town and you will eventually reach the remains of the old castle, and the cemetery now located in these grounds. The walk itself is...  more »
  • Super views over the bay. Parking on the road adjacent to the cemetery avoids people with mobility issues having to walk up the hill from the town centre. Very disappointed to find some engineering...  more »
  • If you are in the Menton area, don't hesitate to go to the Old Cemetery. It is an interesting place with fabulous views of the bay. Highly recommended before sunset and enjoy the quite streets of the Old Town
  • Arrived at the gate at 4PM and it was closed, even though it is supposed to close at 5PM. No explanation provided!
  • Beautiful views from this slightly crumbling cemetery with a range of French, Italian, Russian, English and even New Zealand graves.
  • Small but beautiful. Best views of Menton and surroundings. Access by foot allows to roam through the historical old town.
  • William Webb Ellis' grave.

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