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Roquebrune Cap Martin

The departement of the Alpes Maritimes - Pop.: 12.000 h.

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

Situated 2 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...

What to see:

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

Leisure activities:

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


Holiday rentals.
Tourist residences.

Neighbouring towns and villages:

Gorbio (8km), Beausoleil (8km) et Menton (2km).

Roquebrune Cap Martin - Orange trees

Roquebrune Cap Martin - Town hall

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Roquebrune Cap Martin, vaulted passageway in the old village

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