We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (393)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“old town”(19 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
22 rue Saint Michel, 06500, Menton, France
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Menton
Reviews (582)
Filter reviews
112 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbeautiful churchold townworth the climbflights of stairsbaroque stylenarrow streetslovely walkgorgeous viewssunday morningworth a visititalian burgerstepshillstaircaseseapiazzanoon
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 112 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Alison W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank 494elenavp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can enjoy a special view of the sea (after a few stairs ) . So good! It’s so typical of the Côte D’Azur!

Thank Camilla C
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Just came back from a first time visit to Menton and was very pleasantly surprised by the beautiful architecture of this wonderful basilica and the beautiful artwork, statues, and chandeliers inside the church. It is a work of art and set atop a little hill...More

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Up the stairs from the quay Napoleon, to the plaza in front of the Basilica. A lovely walk and the views remain as you go. Beautiful architecture as all Basilicas normally have. It looks very special when all lit up at night.

Thank Loolew
Reviewed May 31, 2018

This sight is located next to Chapelle des Penitents Blancs. As with Chapelle des Penitents Blancs the building itself is nice but the real treat is the view down onto the port from outside of it.

Thank Travelling_Choconut
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We visited this church on our first day of our holiday and found it Beautiful inside , we bought an English History which was interesting . The view from the Church Steps of the Bay was Breathtaking and between the two Palm Trees you could...More

Thank Jan C Van H
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Absolutely stunning interior . The basilica is perched above the old town of Menton and requires a bit of climbing to reach it, but it is well worth it. View across the bay from the top of steps is wonderful.Try to approach it from the...More

Thank EmmyB60
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Delightful old church, a must see! Amazing old icons, fabulous character to the place. Will return, for sure.

Thank Peter Q
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Walk up the narrow streets to this spectacular church and take in a magnificent panoramic view of this classic city on the French-Italian border, stroll thru the cobblestone streets and have a coffee or lunch.

Thank Larry M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 31 hotels in Menton
Belambra Clubs - Le Vendome
177 reviews
.12 miles away
Hotel Balmoral
234 reviews
.14 miles away
Hotel Narev's
86 reviews
.16 miles away
Hotel Royal Westminster
610 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 294 restaurants in Menton
La Mandragore
257 reviews
.04 miles away
Little Italy
707 reviews
.05 miles away
272 reviews
.02 miles away
Maison Martin et Fils
848 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 61 attractions in Menton
Visite Confiturerie Herbin
273 reviews
.09 miles away
La Salle des Mariages
173 reviews
.14 miles away
Musee Jean Cocteau Collection Severin Wunderman
617 reviews
.05 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Basilica St. Michel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines