Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa

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  • Address: 6 Avenue Blasco Ibanez, 06500 Menton, France
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 11:30 am Details
  • Phone: +33-489815270
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Park, Scenic Drive, Fountain, Nature

The Garden of Fontana Rosa is a celebrated site in Menton. It is situated above the Port of Garavan and has been laid out in a rustic Spanish style. The garden is adjacent to the ‘House of Writers’ Villa or Emilia Villa. The villa was built in a Moorish style by famous Spanish writer-screenplay artist, Vincente Blasco-Ibañez in 1922. The garden was developed to recreate the feel of Babylon’s ‘Hanging Garden’ and is referred to as the ‘Garden of the Novelists’.  It was declared Historical Monument in 1990 after it was entrusted to Menton commune in 1970.

The Fontana Rossa Gardens has series of Andalusian and Arabian-styled plots planted with palms, banana trees, scented rosebushes and figs. Busts of Cervantes, Dickens, Shakespeare or Honoré de Balzac are placed at the entrance. The garden has many fountains and rotundas. Group visits and guided tours are available on Fridays with prior appointment.

Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa Travel Tips

  • The garden is also called "Le Jardin des Romanciers".
  • Witness the signature accounts of Jean Cocteau, Blasco Ibanez and Mare Nostrum.

How to Reach Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa

  • Nearest Railway Station: Menton-Gravan station
  • Bus no 98, Bust Stop: Cathedral, Menton

  • La Topial
  • L’o La’ Bouche
  • Le Galion

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  • Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa Address: 6 Avenue Blasco Ibanez, 06500 Menton, France
  • Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa Contact Number: +33-489815270
  • Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa Timing: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Best time to visit Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa(preferred time): 04:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 33.66% of people who visit Menton include Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa in their plan

  • 29.63% of people start their Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa

Monday, Tuesday and Saturday

88.46% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa

People normally club together Les Jardins Bioves and Koaland while planning their visit to Fontana Rossa Garden And Villa.

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