|Details||Town of holiday to the exceptional climate, chin, brood between the principality of monaco and will riviera it italian, is a place of ideal stay on the edges of the mediterranean. its gardens of exception, its inheritance architectural preserved|
The old town, a medieval and baroque style
Hike in the medieval lanes and visits Basilica the Michel Archange which forms with the Vault of the Design one of the most beautiful baroques sets of the area. The market hall: built at the 19th century, it is a market food, colourful, open every morning. The street the Michaelmas and all the pedestrian precinct with her old private mansions, its local arts and crafts and souvenir shops. The artisanal factory of Herbin jam and the visit with accompanying notes of its laboratory.
Among the gardens of exception which account Chin, "the Greenhouse of the Madonna": classified Historic building in 1990, it is an exotic garden with single landscape architecture with its rare plants, brought back whole world, developments between basins, fountains, statues and staircases with volutes The citrus fruits garden of the Carnolès Palate: in the beginning garden of Prince de Monaco Honore II, it is today the most important citrus fruits collection of Europe, classified as "conservatory specialized of plants", with 400 specimens gathering 137 varieties planted around the old residence of summer of princes de Monaco become museum of the Art schools.
The annonciade monastery - the italian riviera
It rises at the top of a hill where was born in XIème century the village strengthened from Puypin in the beginning from Chin. It is a meditation and haven of peace held by the chocolate éclairs about the Virgin Mary "Annonciades". Splendid point of view on Chin and its neighbourhoods. To go down again and in direction of the exit city to make it a halt with the artisanal factory "Aperitifs of the Sun", sweet wines containing citrus fruits. This factory presents also various products of the regional craft industry. The famous market of Vintimille or San Remo in Italy.
Garavan, a babylonian dream
The boulevard of Garavan, length three kilometers leads hurdy-gurdy city to the Italian border. Since its creation at the XIXème century, it did not cease attracting the large ones of this world within a paradisiac framework where beautiful villas, with the eclectic style, decorate two banks of this bucolic cornice. The cemetery of the Old man-Castle created with the site of the medieval castle at the XIXème century. In this necropolis, the burials of the foreign colony which remained in Menton at the Beautiful Time border those of the most important families of the country in beautiful tombs and small Carrara marble vaults. The exotic botanical garden "Valley Rahmeh", Mediterranean antenna of the National Natural history museum of Natural History.
The secret riviera
It consists of perched villages located in a radius of fifteen kilometers around Menton. Castellar: its fountains, its vaults and its houses with turrets Castillon: its creative craftsmen and his artisanal brewery "single Nostrum Pond" in the Gorbio area: old medieval city with the paved lanes of calades Roquebrune: its strong castle, its olive-tree centenary and the cottage of Corbusier Holy-Agnes: littoral village highest of Europe, its fort of the Maginot line, its craftsmen.
The Coastguard path curves along the coast of Chin in Monaco - approximately 2 hours.
Visit Principality located at 15 kilometers of Chin. Possible return by the train - approximately 10 minutes.
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