Cap Moderne capmoderne.com/en
Tours available in French and English, by appointment
Hotel Le Roquebrune www.le-roquebrune.com
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 www.hotel-victoria.fr/hotel-victoria-roquebrune
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 www.aircanada.com
Air Canada’s leisure airline Air Canada rouge www.flyrouge.com 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.