How to get there?


Menton, Riviera, & Merveilles: how to get there?

Menton, Riviera & Merveilles are located at the southeastern part of Alpes-Maritimes, along the borders of Italy and the Principality of Monaco. This exceptional territory extends from the Mediterranean shores to the summits of the Mercantour Massif, going up the Roya and Bevera valleys.

LThe urban communities of the coast give way to villages in the hinterland. The diversity of the landscapes that compose the region, makes it a unique and precious mosaic. A truly superb, fragile, and authentic territory.

Between sea and mountains, the territory benefits from a mild and warm Mediterranean climate.

Pour rejoindre Menton, les différentes communes du littoral et la Vallée de la Bévéra

You can reach Menton and other cities of the coast as well as those of the Bevera Valley (Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Beausoleil, Castellar, Sainte-Agnes, Gorbio, Sospel, Castillon, Moulinet, La Turbie) by:

  • Car:
    • Take the N7 (Nationale 7 main road)
      EFrom Nice:

    • Take Exit 59 (Menton) on the A8 motorway
    • Utiliser la sortie 57 (La Turbie) et suivre la direction souhaitée (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin…)
    • Take Exit 57 (La Turbie) and follow the route to your destination (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin)
    • From Italy:

    • Take Exit 59 (Menton) on the A8 motorway
    • Take Exit 58 Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and follow the route to your destination (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin…)
    • Take Exit Vintimille on the A10 motorway and follow the route to Menton via the seaside
  • By train
  • From Nice or Italy:

    • Get off at Menton train station located in the city center (served by TER, TGV and LGV trains)
    • Get off at Menton-Garavan station located one kilometer from the Italian border (served by the TER)
    • Get off at Carnoles train station in the city center of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin served by the TER)
    • Get off at Roquebrune-Cap-Martin station, located near the beaches and the “Cap Moderne” Association, (served by the TER)
    • Get off at Monaco train station to get to Beausoleil (served by TGV, LGV and TER)
    • Schedule:

  • By bus
    • The 100 line (Menton-Nice city center) will get you to Nice in about one hour by the coastal road
    • Schedule:

    • The 110 – from Menton to Nice in 75 minutes
    • Schedule:

    • Starting from the main bus station in Menton, the Zestbus network will drive you to almost every village in the area
    • Schedule:

    • The departmental line 905 connects Menton to Tende (Roya valley).
  • By plane
    • SSituated at 42 km from Menton, the Nice International Airport offers you different transport options (rent-a-car, local bus transport, taxi…)
  • By taxi
    • o Taxis are available in Nice and in Italy.
How to get to the Roya Valley?

(Breil-sur-Roya, Fontan, Saorge, La Brigue, Tende) :

  • By car (from Nice or Italy)
    • Take the Exit “Ventimiglia” (Italy) and follow the SS 20 direction of “Col di Tenda-Cuneo”
    • Use the exit 59 (Menton) on the A8 motorway in direction of Sospel, then take the Col de Bruis direction Breil-sur-Roya and Tende
  • By train
    • The Train des Merveilles runs from the Nice main station during the summer
    • The Train des Neiges runs from Nice, direction the Nordic Center of Casterino from January until the end of March
    • Schedule:

  • By bus
    • The bus 25 connects Menton to Tende (Roya Valley)
    • On demand transport services are available to get to the villages and small hamlets in the Roya Valley (Vievola, Granile, Tende, La Brigue, Morignole, Piène Haute, etc.)
      Reservation at least 24 hours in advance by calling the N° Vert: 0 800 083 201
    • Line 923 connects Tende to Casterino via Saint-Dalmas de Tende and the Lac des Mesches. This seasonal service is only available in July and August.
  • By plane
    • The International Airport Nice Cote d’Azur is located 50 km from Roya-Bevera
    • Turin Airport is 150 km from Tende
  • By taxi
    • In Nice or Italy, taxis are available.