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Beautiful cemetery and views!

The walk up to the cemetery is worth the steps as you are rewarded with amazing views of town and... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Richard G
Interesting site for family graves but also war graves for France and Commonwealth

This is a huge cemetary with many levels. As with the Old Chateau cemetary, it tops the hill up... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

The walk up to the cemetery is worth the steps as you are rewarded with amazing views of town and the sea!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is a huge cemetary with many levels. As with the Old Chateau cemetary, it tops the hill up from the old town and the two make for a good day's walk. Graves from WWI are collected here, as well as many members of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Most folk visit the Old Chateau Cemetary but not its big brother above. This major cemetary is vast and gives some fascinating insights into the Town’s population. The Military section is very moving and a pertinent reminder of those soldiers from the old French colonies...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

The best of course is to choose sunny day, because it worth to come for amazing views. It takes some 1-2 hours.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vilteija
Reviewed February 15, 2018

This is probably the most beautiful cemetery I have ever seen. The loveliest of resting places for some famous personages, too. It's worth the hike up the steep hill! Will return, surely.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Peter Q
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We walked along the top road looking down on Menton. Well cared for (some more refurbishment work going on currently) with, as you might expect a peaceful atmosphere. Looking back up to the mountains you can see the other cemetery. It was surprisingly enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rosemary J
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

This is the second cemetery up the hill from the old chateau cemetery. This one is huge! This cemetery did not have a lot of tourists and seemed to have older couples and people paying respects to family members, it seems to still be in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mikaila C
Reviewed April 19, 2017

There are 2 cemeteries in the old town of Menton. If you ascend from the Basilicia, you will first see the Chateau Cemetery, but even higher up the hill, you will find the Cimetière du Trabuquet. It is a huge cemetery with old, beautiful gravestones...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

This requires a lot of walking up steep hills but it is very interesting. There is a French war grave section and the English artist Aubrey Beardsley is buried here. Fabulous views.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Clamshell-Worthing
Reviewed October 1, 2016

...maybe a strange thing to recommend a cemetery o visit... but there is a great view of Menton from all angles.. and a great view of the mountians

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank shaun07
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