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How to get here

How to get here?

Menton, Riviera & Merveilles is on the south eastern tip of the Alpes-Maritimes, bordering Italy and Monaco. This outstanding area reaches from the Mediterranean coastline up the Roya and Bévéra Valleys to the Mercantour Mountains.

To reach Menton

and the coastal towns

Menton, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Beausoleil, Castellar, Sainte-Agnès, Gorbio, Castillon, La Turbie

  • Take the National 7 motorway

From Nice:

  • Take the 59 exit (Menton) on the A8 motorway
  • Take the 57 exit (La Turbie) and follow signs to your destination (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin etc.)
  • Take the 56 exit (Monaco) and follow signs to your destination (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin etc.)

From Italy:

  • Take the 59 exit (Menton) on the A8 motorway
  • Take the 58 exit (Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and follow signs to your destination (Menton, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin etc.)
  • Take the Ventimiglia

From Nice or Italy:

  • Get off the train at Menton station in central Menton (TGV, LGV and TER services)
  • Get off the train at Menton-Garavan station a kilometre from the Italian border (TER services)
  • Get off the train at Carnolès station in central Roquebrun-Cap-Martin (TER services)
  • Get off the train at Cap Martin Roquebrune station near the beaches and Cap Moderne (TER services)
  • Get off the train at Monaco station to reach Beausoleil (TGV, LGV and TER services)

Timetable: http://www.ter.sncf.com/paca
Download the Assistant SNCF app to view timetables, buy tickets and manage your journey.
> SNCF: Coronavirus situation

  • The 905 bus service takes you from Menton to Tende (Roya Valley).

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport is 42km from Menton and provides a range of options to get around (car hire, public transport, taxis etc.).

> Nice Côte d’Azur Airport: COVID-19 – TRAVELLING FROM NICE

Taxis are available in Nice or Italy to take you to Menton.

To reach

Bévéra Valley

Sospel and Moulinet

From Nice:

  • Take the 59 exit (Menton) on the A8 motorway towards Menton/Sospel

From Italy:

  • Take the Savona exit onto the A10 motorway towards Ventimiglia, keep to the A8 motorway and take the 59 exit (Menton) towards Menton/Sospel

There’s no station in Moulinet so you need to stop at Sospel station and take the F bus and stop at Sospel le Merlanson.

From Nice:

Download the Assistant SNCF app to view timetables, buy tickets and manage your journey.
> SNCF: Coronavirus situation

The 100 bus service (Menton-Central Nice) takes you the Menton in an hour along the coast
Timetable: http://www.lignesdazur.com
> Lignes d’Azur: Covid-19 – Post-lockdown information

The 110 Menton-Nice bus service is a 75 min journey on the motorway
Timetable: http://www.lignesdazur.com
> Lignes d’Azur: Covid-19 – Post-lockdown information

The 15 bus service takes you from Menton bus station to Sospel.
Take the F bus from Sospel Le Merlanson to reach Moulinet.
Timetable: http://www.zestbus.fr

Nice Côte-d’Azur Airport is 50km from the Roya-Bévéra Valleys.

> Nice Côte d’Azur Airport: COVID-19 – TRAVELLING FROM NICE

To reach

The Roya Valley

Breil-sur-Roya, Fontan, Saorge, La Brigue, Tende

From Nice or Italy:

  • Do not take the Ventimiglia exit (Italy) as you can’t reach Roya from it.
  • Take the 59 exit (Menton) on the A8 motorway and follow directions to Sospel then Col de Brouis until you reach Breil-sur-Roya and Tende
  • Train of Wonders  from Nice in summer: Visits all the Roya villages. You can also take this train from Sospel to reach Tende.
  • Snow Train from Nice to reach the Casterino ski resort from late January to late March

Timetable: http://www.ter.sncf.com/paca

  • The 905 bus service takes you from Menton to Tende (Roya Valley)
  • On-demand transport services for the Roya Valley’s villages and hamlets (Viévola, Granile, Tende, La Brigue, Morignole, Piène Haute etc.)
    24 hr booking required on freephone: +33 800 083 201
  • Nice Côte-d’Azur Airport is 50km from the Roya-Bévéra Valleys
  • Turin Airport is 150km from Tende

> Nice Côte d’Azur Airport: COVID-19 – TRAVELLING FROM NICE

Roya Valley Access

As you probably know, Storm Alex hit our area hard on 2nd October in 2020. Please note that access to some Roya Valley towns and villages has been seriously affected. To ensure you have a great time, whether at mid or high altitude, we strongly recommend contacting the Tende Tourist Information service prior to your visit: +33 4 83 93 98 82 or tende-tourisme@menton-riviera-merveilles.fr.
Some useful links about footpath access:

Thank you for your attention and we hope you enjoy your time with us.

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