13 days in Menton, Nice & Antibes Itinerary

13 days in Menton, Nice & Antibes Itinerary

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13 days in Menton, Nice & Antibes Itinerary

Start: Nice
Drive:  30​min
1
Menton
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Nice
— 2 nights
train:  15​min
3
Antibes
— 3 nights
train:  15​min
End: Nice

7
nights
Menton

Menton ©
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
You'll explore and learn at Musee Jean Cocteau Collection Severin Wunderman and Villa les Camelias. Get a sense of the local culture at Promenade Le Corbusier and Chateau de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Menton: Spas & Wellness (in Cap d'Ail) and Peillon (Peillon St Thecle Musee Ferroviaire & Chapelle des Penitents Blancs). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Palmes Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Chateau Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee du Bastion, and steep yourself in history at Basilica St. Michel.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Menton tour planning site .

Nice to Menton is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Menton are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Menton

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cap d'Ail, Peillon, Vieux La Turbie, Fort de la ligne Maginot
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La Salle des Mariages ©
La Salle des Mariages
Musee de Prehistoire Regionale ©
Musee de Prehistoire Regionale

2
nights
Nice

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Musée Marc Chagall and Vieille Ville. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Castel Plage, wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin, explore the world behind art at Palais Lascaris, and make a trip to Place Massena.

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Nice is very close to Menton. June in Nice sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Antibes.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

3
nights
Antibes

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rue d'Antibes as well as Marche provencal. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, take in the exciting artwork at Galerie de Cannes, then take a stroll through Le Suquet, and finally take a stroll through La Croisette. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Verrerie Pierini, explore the world behind art at Musee National Fernand-Leger, and then explore the world behind art at Musee Picasso.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Antibes driving holiday planner .

Antibes is just a stone's throw from Nice. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Antibes

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cannes, Biot, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
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La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes
Musee Picasso ©
Musee Picasso

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