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Are animals allowed in the gardens and at processions ?

For security reasons, animals are not allowed either in the gardens or on procession routes or at the Palais de l’Europe.

Are the Citrus Gardens (Biovès) accessible to people in wheelchairs ?

Are the Citrus Gardens (Biovès) accessible to people in wheelchairs ?
The gardens are separated by steps and a footbridge. People in wheelchairs can leave the first park and go to the entrance of the second by using the exits situated in the middle of the gardens or near the footbridge.

Are there any parking spaces reserved for camper vans ?

Please note limited number of parking spaces!!!

The open air theatre BA 943 situated Avenue François de Monléon – Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, will be open to camper vans on sundays during the lemon festival.

Are there any reduced prices or group prices ?

Yes, for children of 6 to 14 years and groups (at least 20 people).
For persons with reduced mobility of over 80% on presentation of a disability card:
Free admission to the gardens and a place in the walkway. Reduced price for a seat in the stand. For accompanying persons (if compulsory and a note to this effect appears on the disability card): the same conditions.
* Person in a wheelchair:
Free admission to the gardens and to the procession. For accompanying persons: full price if in the stand. Admission to the gardens and free place in the walkway.

How can I book a taxi in Menton ?

Always smiling and friendly, taxi drivers will enable you to travel around the whole town or, of course, to be taken to a neighbouring village in the Region. There are three taxi ranks in Menton:
Town hall: +33 (0)4 92 10 47 00
Town Casino: +33 (0) 04 92 10 47 01
Central Station: +33 (0)4 92 10 47 02

How can I find a hotel in Menton during the Lemon Festival?

Explore our holiday packages
On our booking service www.hotementon.fr or obtain information from our holiday advisers at the Tourist Information Office.

I arrive at Nice railway station, how do I get to Menton?

Also by train. Menton is served by two railway stations: the central station and Menton Garavan station, near the Italian border.

I arrive by car, which motorway exit must I take ?

Menton is located at exit n°59 on the A8 motorway (the last exit before Italy).
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If I arrive at Nice airport, how do I get to Menton?

There is a regular shuttle service (every 30 minutes) running to Menton from the airport. Buses leaving the airport also travel to Nice railway station.

If I arrive in Menton by train, is the station far from the entertainment?

Both the Citrus Gardens (Biovès) and the Golden Fruit processions take place 5 minutes away from the station on foot, in the direction of the seafront.

Where can I buy my tickets to attend the various events?

Online on www.feteducitron.com, by post accompanied by payment sent to Menton Tourist Information Office or on the same day at Tourist Information Office counters (depending on the number of seats still available (limited number of seats in the stands)).
Ticket desks are also open at the entrances to gardens and processions (cash, cheques and bankers’ cards, no sale of seats in the stands at outdoor ticket desks).
Enquiries about groups, special requests and also seat bookings in the stands and for Fruit tours may be made at Tourist Information Office counters.

Where can I obtain the full program of entertainment ?

On our website www.feteducitron.com or at Menton Tourist Information Office
the program is also available on the Fête du citron app avalaible for Android and Ios . Download fete du citron apps
Download the 2016 Lemon Festival program (french language) pdf – 6.5 Mo
Read online the 2016 Lemon Festival program (french language)

Where can I park on procession days ?

Three car park are especially opens on Sundays, the procession day.

  • P1 is situated near the italian Border (Rondelli stadium)
  • P2 is situated at the beginning of the industrial area, near the motorway exit. It is the Intermarché Shopping Centre car park.
  • P3 is situated on the Val d’Anaud stadium

These car park are free and a regular shuttle service runs from it into the town centre.

Shuttle P1 –  route Esplanade Françis Palmero to Fête du citron® ( 15 minutes by foot)

Shuttle P2 – route Gare routière to Fête du citron® (5 minutes by foot)

Shuttle P3 -route Koaland to Fête du citron® (15 minutes by foot)

Will any spaces for people in wheelchairs be provided on the procession route ?

Yes, on Place Saint Roch.

PRM: practical information (persons with reduced mobility).

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