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Old Chateau Cemetery

Rue du Vieux-Chateau, 06500, Menton, France
+32 493 57 95 99
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A solemn and beautiful place

You can access the cemetary and its several levels in many ways, I recomend by foot coming from the... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Lars L
via mobile
A tough climb

A long walk up to this cemetery but magnificent views. A bit rundown but still impressive. Many... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Durham, United Kingdom
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Rue du Vieux-Chateau, 06500, Menton, France
+32 493 57 95 99
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

You can access the cemetary and its several levels in many ways, I recomend by foot coming from the main church inte old town. The lowest situated part has many tombs of great interest, Russian aristocracy, many other Europeans, foremost British, German and Scandinavian. The...More

Thank Lars L
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A long walk up to this cemetery but magnificent views. A bit rundown but still impressive. Many English people buried here including William Webb-Ellis this inventor of rugby.

1  Thank Mags508
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely final resting place for a lot of French, Russian and British people - including William Webb Ellis, the fonder of the game of rugby.

Thank Lindsey M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It is an interesting walk to the cemetery. which is also interesting and gives wonderful views over the old town and sea

Thank Hightrav3ller
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The cemetery has amazing views over Menton. It is a must do. It is also where William Webb Ellis is buried and there is lots of tributes to him.

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had some(a lot actually) difficulties (amongst other things back and forth through the tunnel a few times) finding this place, but once we did, we were rewarded with the most fantastic view over Menton and the bay. By foot: take the stairs from the...More

1  Thank MeEjs
Reviewed 3 May 2017

An atmospheric cemetery with crumbling old graves and monuments high on a hill. It is a steep hike to get there, but you will be rewarded with panoramic views of the Mediterranean sea and the mountains. If you like this cemetery, there is even a...More

Thank Globetrotter045
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This is one of the first cemeteries you come across in Menton. You have to make your way through the charming, beautiful, narrow, winding alleys and it's totally worth exploring. I just followed my way up the hill and eventually made my way to it....More

Thank Mikaila C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The cemetery has lots of russian graves. And there are some great views from upstairs. But it`s quite hard to get there.

Thank Avtosport.ru
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Well worth the walk up when you see the stunning views, on the walk up just take small breaks, its not too far!

Thank miffy100
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11 February 2016|
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Response from Marcela_Ardila | Reviewed this property |
No, the streets are very narrow !! That make it so gorgeous by the way ;)
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