Menton


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.

Menton

(mäNtôN`), town (1990 pop. 29,474), Alpes-Maritime dept., SE France, near the Italian border and on the Mediterranean Sea. A popular resort of the RivieraRiviera
, narrow coastal strip between the Alps and the Mediterranean, extending, roughly, from La Spezia (Italy) to Hyères (France). Famous for its scenic beauty and for its mild winter climate, and dotted with fashionable resorts, hotels, and villas, the Riviera is a
..... Click the link for more information.
, it was a part of MonacoMonaco
, officially Principality of Monaco, independent principality (2005 est. pop. 32,400), c.370 acres (150 hectares), on the Mediterranean Sea, an enclave within Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, near the Italian border.
..... Click the link for more information.
 until 1848 when it declared itself a free city under the protection of Sardinia. It passed to France after a plebiscite in 1860. Menton has a 16th-century fort overlooking its harbor and a 17th-century Baroque church. The town is noted for its music and art festival.

Menton

 

a city in southeastern France, in the department of Alpes-Maritimes; located on the Mediterranean Sea, near the Italian border. Most of the population is engaged in the service sphere. Population, 25,000 (1968). It is the center of a region where citrus fruits and flowers are grown and has a food industry.

Menton is a resort on the Riviera. The climate is subtropical, with very mild and sunny winters (average January temperature of 7°C) and very warm summers (average July temperature of 22.9°C). Precipitation is 900 mm a year. The means of therapy are sea bathing (from late May to mid-November) and year-round climate therapy; the best time of the year is from November to April. Menton offers treatment for persons with functional disorders of the nervous system, obesity, chronic diseases of the respiratory organs, and anemia. There is a large beach with fine sand. The city has hospitals, a swimming pool, boarding houses, and hotels and is a major center of international tourism.

Menton

a town and resort in SE France, on the Mediterranean: belonged to Monaco from the 14th century until 1848, then an independent republic until purchased by France in 1860. Pop.: 28 812 (1999)
References in periodicals archive ?
Price includes Return rail travel from your local station Overnight accommodation in central London on the outward and return journey Return Eurostar from London to Lille Return TGV from Lille to Nice Welcome drink Four nights' half board accommodation in Diano Marina, Italy Visit to the Nice Carnival Flower Parade Visit to the Menton Lemon Festival Moonlit Parade Free time in Diano Marina Services of our Tour Manager Call our Holiday Advisors here in the UK Code DR 0330 1344 410 www.
Price includes Return Eurostar from London to Lille Return TGV from Lille to Nice/St Raphael Four nights' half board accommodation in St Raphael, France Visit to the Nice Carnival Flower Parade Visit to the Menton Lemon Festival Free time in St Raphael Services of our Tour Manager Rail travel from your local area for PS49 Glacier Express Winter Magic 12 February, 11 & 25 March 2016 5 days from PS799 Escape to a winter wonderland as we travel through Switzerland's alpine world at a magical time of year.
Powerful midfielder Menton appeared as a sub in the four-point defeat of Wicklow wearing a protective cast around a hand injury.
Price includes Return Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Lille and TGV connection to Nice Coach transfers Four nights' half board accommodation in Diano Marina Welcome drink & a candlelit dinner Visit to the Nice Carnival Flower Parade Visit to the Menton Lemon Festival Moonlit Parade Free time in Diano Marina 0844 544 3918 Code NC diamondrailholidays.
With flights, a choice of cabins, all the many on-board amenities, entertainment and sumptuous food included in the price, and with the chance to discover some wonderful new places on the exciting optional shore excursions, as well as two nights in a modern three-star hotel in the centre of elegant Menton, this will be truly wonderful holiday to savour and enjoy from beginning to end.
READY TO WEAR Val Nevin of the Cyrenians with PwC's Jeanette Hall, Mark Menton and Alison Youmans
One of the best deals is the 110 express bus you can catch at Nice airport to take you to Menton, and, outward bound, to catch your flight home.
The delegation, headed by AFC project director Brandon Menton, met officials from the Bahrain Football Association (BFA) representing the technical committee, financial affairs department, referees committee and competitions committee.
Now, after being publicly shamed for allowing William Webb Ellis's neglected last resting place to fall into disarray, the red-faced burghers of Menton, on the French/Italian border, have finally arrived at an entente cordiale with rugby's rulers - and the school from which it took its name.
Danny Sherwood and Paul Menton opened and closed the scoring for Gosforth but Menton also missed a penalty, and telling replies from Dean Guy, Carl Jackson and Jamie Heath earned Penrith the points.
Seymour Menton no es un desconocido en Estados Unidos, en America Latina y en paises donde se estudia el idioma espanol y su literatura.
While we recognize his authoritative critical voice, in his latest book Menton speaks as a creative writer, albeit positioned between fiction and essay: an autobiographer.