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Breathtaking view

So interesting to see old gravestones revealing the history of Menton. Beautiful scenario. Come... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2019
mariannekastrup2015
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Copenhagen, Denmark
Great view - don’t miss it!

Well, you have to walk up hill for about 20 minutes, but it’s worth it. The view over entire Menton... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2019
637andy
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Varberg, Sweden
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Reviewed July 22, 2019

So interesting to see old gravestones revealing the history of Menton. Beautiful scenario. Come here again and again

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mariannekastrup2015
Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Well, you have to walk up hill for about 20 minutes, but it’s worth it. The view over entire Menton and all the way to Italy is great.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 637andy
Reviewed July 11, 2019

This is a great place to visit especially if you are interested in find out the different people who lived in the area. There are a wide variety of nationalities buried here, included Webb Ellis who invented rugby, his plaque is on one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

I thought by the Church I will get a good view of Sunrise but actually if you walk to the highest point of the cemetary, there is a beautiful outlook with benches beside the top gate, worth every step to see this view! Ps: don't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

The walk through was quick and we saw what we wanted to see.... W.W. Ellis. Sadly many graves and headstones need to be repaired or cared for a little more.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Loolew
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Stunning views of this darling seaside town, love to feel the ocean breezes while walking amid the historic grounds

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dawsonf
Reviewed October 1, 2018

There is a fanfastic view from the cemetery and some very interesting graves including British and Russian. Outside there is a large viewpoint with historical info about old Menton.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharlieRenfrewshire
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The Old Cemetery is fascinating for a sense of 19th century history. Many British and Russian aristocrats came to Menton in the late 19th century and many died here, some with TB. The place is peaceful and the views are spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Place to visit late sunny afternoon to vontemplate life and adore the craft and art of tombstones.So mane lost relarions and forgotten souls

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Site of William Webb Ellis' grave, an interesting climb up through the 16th Century old town brings you to the well-signposted graveyard. I wouldn't describe it as fun but it is fascinating to see. Many of the local French resistance from WWII have graves marked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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