If You Go . . . Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

Cap Moderne

Tours available in French and English, by appointment


Hotel Le Roquebrune

The owners knew Le Corbusier, and entertained Sean Connery and Cary Grant. Fresh seafood served on a stunning balcony overlooking the Mediterranean. Rooms from $135.

Hotel Victoria


Oceanfront lodging in Menton, with a sleek modernist theme, and pictures of Le Corbusier throughout. Walk down the Promenade Le Corbusier, hugging the cliffs, to Cap Moderne. Rooms from $100.



Splurge at the Michelin-rated restaurant mere meters from the Italian border.


Air Canada

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Air Canada’s leisure airline Air Canada rouge offers seasonal May-to-October nonstop service from Montreal to Nice, a handy route that averts connecting through Paris. Take the express bus from the Nice airport to Menton, which stops just outside the Hotel Victoria.


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