Transport in the Côte d’Azur, France

Between the mountains and the sea, nestled at the foot of the Alps that plunge into the blue Mediterranean, the Côte d’Azur is accessible to both the coastal road to the highway or the sea.

Ligne d’Azur

The Ligne d’Azur offers a well developed network of busses surrounding Nice, with destinations including Vence, Grasse, St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Villefranche-sur-Mer and inland. The ticket price is 1 EURO for the whole department of Alpes-Maritimes. In addition to the ticket, the Society of Transportation Riviera offers 6 different cards to suit individual needs. www.lignedazur.com.

The Riviera by Train

Connection with all the French regions and the major European cities. Menton Station downtown, “Place de la Gare” (station square). Info travelers: Tel 00 33 08 36 35 35. Menton-Garavan station. Porte de France (500 meters from the Italian border, just minutes from Camping Por la Mar).

An excellent alternative transportation is the TER (regional express trains) that connects all cities of the Riviera, as Ventimiglia in Italy. Practically from the station of Menton, Menton Garavan is a train every half hour in direction Monaco, Nice or Ventimiglia. For information:  www.ter-sncf.com.

Schedules:

Airport

• Nice-Côte d’Azur Airport:: Tél. 00 33 (0) 4 93 21 30 30 – Airport website
(half hour from the camping por la Mar for the highway) 

Taxi in Menton

i Taxi
Tel
Station
00 33 (0)4 92 10 47 02
Casino
00 33 (0)4 92 10 47 01
Town hall
00 33 (0)4 92 10 47 00
Garavan
00 33 (0)4 92 10 45 03

Rent Cars in Menton

Compagnies
Tel
Auto à louer
+ 33 (0)4 92 10 20 25
Budget
+ 33 (0)4 93 41 68 33
Europcar
+ 33 (0)4 93 28 21 80

Rent Motorcycles in Menton:

Holiday Bikes 4, esplanade G.Pompidou – Tél.00 33 (0)4 92 10 99 98 e-mail

Menton Tourist Office *** 8, avenue Boyer – BP 239 06506 Menton cedex Tél. 33 (0)4 92 41 76 76 Fax 33 (0)4 92 41 76 78 email: [email protected] in the ground floor of “Palais de l’Europe”, in the heart of the city’s tourism office hostesses provide information and advice to tourists all year round. The Tourist Office is classified as “three stars”.

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