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22 rue Saint Michel, 06500, Menton, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the walk up all the steps to see this magnificent Basilica and the views from the top are stunning.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ScotinWales
Reviewed July 13, 2019

This year the basilica was undergoing renovations so we could not go into the basilica, but we did last year and it is beautiful. A bit of a climb in the hot sun but well worth the views.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

We came from an other city by car , we climbed to the site and found it completely covered for rework There has been NO message whatsoever for the fact that it is renovated or how long it would be closed etc I dared to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Cetatzeni
Reviewed June 6, 2019

We thought that the Basilica might be open even though you could see from a distance that the steeple was covered in scaffolding and plastic. Not so as of 6 June. Not only was there still lots of scaffolding but also the builder’s had erected...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank westy54
Reviewed April 10, 2019

When we visited Menton in April 2019 there was a major renovation underway at the Basilica. The entire structure was covered by a shroud (see photo)

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Terry D
Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

There are quite a few steps from the sea level to this church, but once you get there the sight of the building and views around are very well worth climbing.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The scaffolding totally obscures the church and spoils every viewpoint of the old town!! It is very difficult to access the square with all the vans and workmen.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharlieRenfrewshire
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The short climb from Quai Bonaparte takes you the the beautiful little square with two ancient churches. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 27, 2018

After walking up the sloping staircase from the street, upto the Basilica, the views over the port and the town are amazing. A sense of tranquility and calm washes over you as you enter the cool archways of the Basilica, with it's ceiling frescoes and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AlisonW734
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Rocky road, should wear sneakers. But the views are worth to walk all the way to the top! Really beautiful architecture!

Date of experience: August 2018
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