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Well worth the hike

Stunning views of this darling seaside town, love to feel the ocean breezes while walking amid the... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
dawsonf
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Interesting place to visit.

There is a fanfastic view from the cemetery and some very interesting graves including British and... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
CharlieRenfrewshire
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Renfrewshire
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All reviews webb ellis buried here worth the climb old town rugby fans interesting place to visit stunning views beautiful spot interesting graves by foot worth a visit worth the effort inventor ball hill sea hike
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Thank boguslawwozny
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

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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Stunning views of Menton and also Italy. We took a car to the top as far as we could but then there are a ton of stairs to climb. Do it, the views were breathtaking ...

Thank chantelleko
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

A steep climb uphill through the old town leads you to this interesting cemetery. This is the resting place of William Webb Ellis - the first person to pick up a ball and run which lead to the creation of the game of rugby. There...More

Thank AliSend
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

It’s a steep climb to the top, but worth every step. A knock-out view of Menton, my favourite Cote d’Azur town, and a very beautiful cemetary almost lulls you into a religious mood. Pure beauty! Cosmic!

Thank Pelourinho
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The cemetary is on top of the old town where the castle used to be and has a tremendous view of the beaches and the new town. The cemetery itself has a number of interesting tombs and burial houses.

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