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Enjoy Menton Lemon Festival 2014 in France

Crowd moves here and there, stretching out through the narrow streets and finally coming together along the sea front in Menton to celebrate its citrusy history with an annual lemon festival

 
PRLog - Jan. 10, 2014 - LONDON, U.K. -- Take a joy holiday to France and being a part of 2014 Menton Lemon Festival also known as Fête du Citron, in the commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.

One and all will definitely enjoy this event, which is hosted in Menton, French Riviera, along the Franco-Italian border also named as The Pearl of France. Every year this event has been attracting more than 230,000 visitors to take part in this wonderful event.

Tones of citrus fruits are used during the event and also one of the important citrus exhibitions, where you can also admire the beautiful light gardens and the daytime and evening parades or corsi which take place throughout Menton.  Also the notable International Orchid Festival and Menton Craft Fair are both held at Menton's Palais de l’Europe at the same time as the Menton Lemon Festival.

The Lemon Festival happens every year in February with a given theme each year; past themes include Viva España, Disney, Neverland, and India. This festival lasts a few days, with different bands passing through Menton's streets on foot or on truck trailers, followed by The Casino Gardens in the centre of town which is beautifully decorated in the theme of the festival, using lemons to cover the exhibits, and huge temporary statues are built and covered with citrus fruit.

Menton's February carnival festival of lemons, annually since the end of the 19th century, which is a 3-week event with daily Citrus Exposition, parades are held on a route through the town every Sunday, early afternoon. Amazing fireworks at Corsos Nocturnes on Thursday nights, Jardins de lumières on Fridays and Night parades held on two of the Thursday nights, including the parade, dancers and terminating with fireworks.

Menton is also quite famous for its gardens, like the Jardin Serre de la Madone, the Jardin botanique exotique de Menton, the Fontana Rosa, and the Maria Serena garden. There are also several other attractions that’ll keep you exploring more about the city.

Some of the best holiday attractions you can discover in this town are The baroque basilica of Saint-Michel-Archange, with its bell tower, The Bastion Museum built overwater which features decoration by Jean Cocteau. Menton also offers beautiful beaches and a historic covered market, followed by The port and the old part of town are some of the attractions to visit.

Jean Cocteau Museum dedicated to the French artist Jean Cocteau; which showcases the collection of American businessman and Cocteau enthusiast Séverin Wunderman, almost 1000 graphic works by Cocteau.

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