Lemon Festival practical information
These informations can be modified.
Making your life easier so that you can enjoy this festival is one of the tasks of the Menton Tourist Information Office.
- Tel. +33 (0)4 92 41 76 95
- Fax. +33 (0)4 92 41 76 96
To book your tickets in advance or to get the best seats in the stands :
GETTING BY TRAIN, BUS AND CARPOOLING
Here is a very useful tool to find and book all existing transportations to get straight to la Fête du Citron.
Fill in simply the city you are getting from and you will find all transportations and compagny tickets: train tickets, bus tickets and even carpooling availabilities thanks to our partner Tictactrip !
The town has two SNCF railway stations
- Menton station is ideally situated 200 metres from the Biovès Gardens and is very close to the seafront where the processions will be taking place.
- Menton Garavan station is situated one kilometre from the Italian border and three kilometres from the event.
TER IN ONE CLIC !
CONTACT TER : 0 800 11 40 23 from 7am to 9.30 pm
Driving and parking
For your customers’ convenience, we advise you to go to the “drop off” point situated on the Promenade du Soleil, opposite the Cocteau Museum, on Esplanade Francis Palmero, before going to the car park at your disposal in Garavan, on the Porte de France. At the end of the event you will be able to use the same “drop off” point to pick up your customers.
Once you are in the town centre, follow the instructions displayed along the roads situated at the side of the Procession about traffic diversions and parking restrictions.
Lemon festival Shuttle buses
On very busy days, shuttle buses are organised to encourage visitors to park at the entrances to the town.
Shuttle P1 – route Gare routière to Fête du citron® (5 minutes by foot)
Shuttle P2 – route Esplanade Françis Palmero to Fête du citron® (15 minutes by foot)
Shuttle P3 -route Koaland to Fête du citron® (15 minutes by foot)
Buses in town with Zestbus
In addition to the shuttles buses, Zest lines are available to whisk you away to your destination
Day ticket: € 5 – unlimited trip all day!
Where to buy your day ticket 5 €?
- At the Zest shop (Buses Station Avenue Sospel Menton)
- On board
- Site: www.zestbus.fr
- Allo zest: 04 93 35 93 60
Zest shop: Buses station of Menton, Sospel Avenue, 06500 MENTON
- Monday to friday from 7:30 to 6.30pm
- During week-ends from 9am to 12:30 am. and 1:45 pm to 6.pm
Reception of camper vans
Please note limited number of parking spaces!!!
The open air theatre (Koaland car park) situated in Avenue de la Madone will be open to camper vans on sundays during the lemon festival.
Lodging and Accommodation
Promoting quality and diversity, the town has 30 hotels with 1 to 4 stars offering a total of 1194 rooms, 1 campsite (Saint Michel** with 131 pitches), 4 residential hotels, 2 holiday rental residences, 3 holiday homes and an association of owners of furnished accommodation and 5 bed and breakfasts.