lemon festival menton

The Lemon Festival is a unique event that attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year. The city lights and alive with the parade and exhibition which this year will begin February 15, 2014 and ending March 2, 2014 and the theme 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ...

The idea of ​​organizing this festival was by the Mentons owner hotels association in 1895 which proposed to the municipallity to create a parade through the town center in winter period. The celebration began the following year and quickly became popular all over the world!

At that time, in fact, had the habit of spending the winter months in French Riviera princes, queens and dignitaries from around the world, for this reason, in a short time, the festival became famous in the international jet-set.