Royal Westminster Hotel
Travel Blogs from Menton
... had planned on seeing. It was the best way to see all of the city and enjoy the beautiful weather. We climbed to the top of a viewing area and had a little picnic on what seemed like the top of the world. Breathtaking views and sandwiches, it doesn't get much better than that. We ended our biking adventure at the beach where we enjoyed the gorgeous weather and had a glass of wine. We planned to take our clothes off ...
... best non-Alpine scenery of the entire trip, with the added bonus of almost no pedaling.
Crossing into Italy, the first thing I saw was what looked like the abandoned town of Fanghetto on a small hilltop. Then along the highway was a local farmer's fruit truck. Carole followed this route on her own later on and stopped at this truck to purchase some items. She shared the melon with us, and it was wonderful. Thanks ...
... when 'she' took us off a motorway of slowing traffic down into the stop/start traffic of Nice only to return us back to the motorway we'd just left! Eventually "Serena" got over 'her' fear of slow traffic and led us all the way to Menton where we could part right outside the doors of the little 2 star hotel we'd booked. (We might be in the area of the rich & wealthy but we're not living their lifestyle... just looking at it!)
The next morning ...
... they had broomsticks across the doorways to indicate no entry, we believe.
Next, we drove to Nice and viewed the exterior of the Russian Church built in 1912. It's a beautiful church which was funded by 500 rich Russian families who wintered there and wanted a Ukrainian Orthodox church to pray in.
Finally, we drove to St. Paul, another hill top village that has numerous art shops and galleries. There was a wonderful candy shop that we bought a few sweets - they ...
... be closed tomorrow, plus no one works so museums, etc. are all closed as well, so we have to leave learly tomorrow lest we get locked in the city. Anyways, the ocean at night is so beautiful too, and the round moon reflected on the water in such an elegant way, it's simply gorgeous. There are also lots of restaurant tables lined up all along the patio-sidewalk right next to the beach, which I imagine must be an incredible place to have dinner.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility