Mente Carlo


A stroll to the devil’s headquarters: Menton to Monte Carlo

On a calm, sunny November day there is probably no more pleasant way to get to Monte Carlo from Menton than to walk. The pedestrian-only trail hugs the coastline, passing between the bright blue Mediterranean and the white limestone-rock shore to one side, and steep ochre-tinted cliffs to the other. There are expansive views towards Menton and Italy and then, after rounding the point at Cap Martin, the city-state of Monaco is in sight on the hills ahead. There are...