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Fossan beach in Menton - France

Information on the Fossan beach in Menton (France)


Description and location of the Fossan beach in Menton (06500)

Map of Fossan beach in Menton

Our opinion on the Fossan beach

Adresse of the Fossan beach : Esplanade Francis Palmera 06500 Menton

Fossan beach in Menton is located on the Francis Palmera esplanade next to the new Jean Cocteau museum. This beach is the only tobacco-free beach in Menton (smoking is prohibited). The beach provides access through a beautiful wooden deck where you can sunbath.

During summer, the beach is monitored (July and August). A kindergarten is available nearby.

Characteristics of the Fossan beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Fossan beach

Photo of Fossan beach in Menton
Fossan beach in Menton

The left part of this beach is far from the road. There are, in this part, small gravels (pebbles on the right).

Non smoking beach in Menton - France

This is a non-smoking area. We are at the border between large pebbles and a combination of sand and gravel.

Beach in the museum Cocteau area in Menton
Fossan beach in Menton with Cap Martin view

This beach has a beautiful view of Roquebrune Cap Martin. On the left, we can see beautiful seafront buildings in Menton.

Some pictures taken in winter (December):

Fossan beach in Menton in winter

There is an esplanade in front of Fossan beach where you can sunbathe.

View on old town of Menton from Fossan Beach

There is a beautiful view of the Jean Cocteau museum (the new one) and the old town of Menton from this beach.

Kindergarder in the Fossan beach area

A kindergarten is located on the esplanade Francis Palmera.

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