Roquebrune Cap Martin

Alpes Maritimes Departement - Population : 12,845 inh.

puce By highway A8 from Nice (16km), take exit Menton - La Turbie. Coming from Menton (take exit Monaco - Roquebrune).

Roquebrune Cap Martin bay
Situated 4 kilometers from Menton and Monaco, this seaside resort rises to 300m. altitude on 933ha., starting at the water's edge and going all the way up to its perched village.
Roquebrune Cap Martin, bell-tower and oldvillage
The history of Roquebrune Cap Martin is felt everywhere, much to the pleasure of history and architecture lovers, and those nostalgic for the Roaring Twenties.
Roquebrune Cap Martin, the old village
The past reveals itself in the medieval village and castle,St. Marguerite's church, the ancient olive tree, the cave of Vallonet and Le Corbusier's cabin.
Roquebrune Cap Martin, vaulted passageway
The luxury of the villas, some of which resemblepalaces remind us that here, in Roquebrune, statesmen, royalty, writers, and artists all came looking for inspiration and rest: Winston Churchill, Coco Chanel, Sacha Guitry, Jacques Brel, Silvana Mangano...




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puce What to see:

11th c. castle. Museum of Medieval times.
18thc. St. Marguerite church.
11thc. St. Martin basilica.

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puce Leisure activities:

Walks and hikes on the 14 km long coastal paths.
Nautical activities.
Beaches.
Entertainments.

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puce Accommodation:


Hotels.
Holiday rentals.
Tourist residences.
Restaurants.

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puce Neighbouring towns and villages:

Menton (4 km), Monaco (6 km), Beausoleil (7 km) and Gorbio (10 km).


Roquebrune Cap Martin, orange trees Roquebrune Cap Martin, town hall

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