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The 64th Menton Music Festival

This summer the 64th Menton Music Festival is to be held from Thursday 1st to Wednesday 14th of August.

The beautiful city of Menton will see this year amazing performances from world-renowned classical musicians. First held in 1950, the festival was created by the Hungarian musician André Böröcz. On his first trip to the French Riviera small town, he fell in love with it and decided to found a classical music festival. Its first edition then, saw light the following year and had been one of the city major cultural events.


Moreover, this festival holds a real influence on the French Riviera and therefore attracts visitors from the region, the country and from all around the world. This year edition will present performances from various international artists such as Michael Hofstetter, Fazil Say, Gautier Capuçon, Richard Galliano, Pepe Romero and Adam Laloum to name a few.


From classic guitar, harp, singing to full orchestra, all classical music lovers will be pleased with the wide line-up of this edition. Artists will perform in open-air, museums or concert halls for the greatest pleasure of the attendees.


The city of Menton is the pearl of the Mediterranean coast and it contains numerous buildings and religious edifices open to tourists. Therefore, do not hesitate to come back to Menton in the winter to visit and to attend the Fête du Citron or Lemon Festival.Menton is well located and the Nice Airport is only 40 minutes for those of you travelling by plane. It is easy to attend the 64th Menton Music Festival and it would be a shame to miss this international famous event. Thus, book your flight and your stay for this year edition and rent a villas cote d’azur to enjoy your stay and live the French Riviera high-life the fullest with Cap Riviera.

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