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Menton has painstakingly restored the Cocteau floor to ceiling decoration of its unique wedding hall. It is unusual and captivating. I am not a big fan of his art but I found this decoration splendid. The taped explanation in several languages is informative and helpful...More
The frescoes are really stunning, and it's worth taking the time to look at the symbolism in all the pieces. Cocteau conceived the whole room, from paintings to chairs and carpet. You can have a tour of the room if you ask at the city...More
We didn't know this place existed until we visited the Cocteau museum. It is one of the highlights of our trip (Along with Chapelle St Pierre in Villefranche) The murals are beautiful and thought provoking.
Jean Cocteau is very much present in Menton with a museum, a bastion and the wedding room. Everything in this exceptional room was designed by Cocteau: the paintings, the carpet, the chairs and even the candelabras. The result is really worth a visit.
This small and relatively simple marriage room was designed by the local genius Jean Cocteau in an original poetic style that one would have a hard time finding elsewhere. The furniture, carpet and wall paintings format a whole. A read up on Cocteau is advised...More
The Marriage Hall in the Town Hall was decorated by Jean Cocteau in the 1950s and is a great example of his work. Walls and ceiling are completely covered with his striking designs, full of symbolism. Lamps, seats, mirrors and doors also designed by Cocteau....More
We had read about this special hall in advance, but nevertheless it was relatively hard to find. It is to be found in the Hotel de Ville (Municipality hall), but there is a door on the front side of the building; however this door is...More
Salle des Marriages is in the Town hall. Was decorated in 1957 - 1958 by Jean Cocteau. It´s opened every day 8:30-12:00/14.00 - 16.30. You pay 2 euros and can admire beautiful paintings on walls. You can also choose the language and the staff play...More