7 days and 6 nights
From 12
September to June

Menton area, between Monaco and Italy, is surrounded by imposing summits exceeding 1300m of altitude. Here is the place where Alps plunge into the Mediterranean sea. On the trails along the coast or on the hill tops linking the perched villages, you will enjoy the contrast between the limestone cliffs and the blue deep blue water while smelling bewitching scents of the local plants..


From 6 persons
915 €
From 10 persons 790 €
From 15 persons 695 €
Trip organization and all reservations
Pick up at the Menton train station
Wine tasting during the welcome drink
Guiding by a certified guide (15 persons per group max.)
4 days and 2 half-days of hiking
Half-board accommodation in double room: two star hotel in Menton and 1 night in mountain hotel (Sainte-Agnès village)
Lunches are prepared with local food from Day 2 to Day 6
Dinners are taken at the restaurant from Day 1 to Day 6
Security gear is provided
Professional civil liability insurances are provided
Option 3*** hotel : according to the season, supplement of 50-250€ per person. Quote on request.
Not included Transportation to the hotel
Lunches for Day 1 and 7
Personal drinks and food
Extra drinks and food ordered at bars and restaurants
Supplement for single rooms
Parking fees for personal vehicules
Personal expenses and tips
Tickets to monuments, touristic sites and villas (all of them are optional)
Individual liability insurance
Cancellation insurance
Everything that is not indicated in the section “What’s included in the price
Option: secured car park 15€ per day (a free car park is possible)

You will like…

  • No car needed
  • Hotel near the beach
  • Famous capes and peninsulas
  • The most pleasant climate in France
  • The delightful atmosphere of Menton
  • The Mediterranean flora
  • The Alps and the sea
  • The perched villages
  • Panoramic summits

Day 1: Welcome drink in Menton

We welcome you in the early afternoon at the hotel, close to the train station and the beach. Let’s go for a first little walk “City trek of Menton” and have a welcome drink in the evening with a sea view!
Night in a 2 star hotel in Menton.


Day 2: Panorama of the Mediterranean

The botanic garden of the summits offer a 360° aerial panorama of the sea, and in certain conditions, of Corsica.
Here again, the place is full of stories and history… Restaurant with a sea view and night in a 2 star hotel in Menton.
Choose from :
✔ Discovery (elevation gain 400m; walking duration 3.5 hours)
✔ Sport (elevation gain 700m; walking duration 5 hours)

Day 3: On the border !

From the village of Castellar, an ancient Roman place, ascent between limestone cliffs and abandonned terraces until the crest between France and Italy is finally reached. Restaurant with a sea view and night in a 2 star hotel in Menton.
✔ Discovery (elevation gain 400m; walking duration 4 hours)
✔ Sport (elevation gain 700m; walking duration 5 hours)

A belvedere on the sea

The village of Sainte-Agnès, nested in its rocky cliff, is the perfect starting point to reach the summits around. They are the first mountains of the Alps, turn around and you see the Maures and Esterel on one side, Monte Rosa on another one and maybe Corsica. Restaurant with a sea view and night in a mountain hotel in Sainte-Agnès. Luggage transfer.
✔ Discovery (450 m – 4 hours)
✔ Sport (750 m – 5 hours)

Day 5: Balconies of the « Mentonnais

The village of Sainte Agnès will be the start of a historic journey through the perched villages of Gorbio and Roquebrune Cap Martin. We will reach the palaces and castles of the Middle Ages which are the first buildings of these medieval villages with magnificent views of the sea. We will then reach the beaches of Menton. Restaurant by the sea and night in a 2 star hotel in Menton.
✔ Discovery (550 m – 4 hours)
✔ Sport (750 m – 5 hours)

Day 6: From the Alps to the sea

Castillon opens the doors of the Menton back country and the summits exceeding 1 300 m of altitude (just 10 km from the coast!). From these peaks, you enjoy the views of Corsica and the Ligurian Riviera. Restaurant by the sea and night in a 2 star hotel in Menton.
✔ Discovery (550 m – 4 hours)
✔ Sport (750 m – 5 hours)

Day 7: “ It's only an a see you soon… ”

Breakfast at the hotel and a last walk in the old streets of Menton for a bit of shopping.
Departure from the hotel at 10am and end of the trip.

A well-equipped and comfortable 2-star hotel in the center of Menton, located 200m from the beach and the casino, 100m from the « Biovès » botanic gardens full of all kinds of citruses, 500 m from the old town and 150m from the train station. The rooms combine the classical atmosphere with the modern comfort such as air conditoning, soundproofing, direct phone line and cable tv. All rooms on the floors benefit from a balcony or terrace.

Possibility to choose a 3** hotel (see supplement in Prices and Conditions).
Lunch boxes are prepared with fresh local food.
The restaurants that have been selected for dinners offer a nice sea view and lovely food.

Cascade Gorbio
Côte d'Azur