It is difficult not to feel the charm of Roquebrune Cap Martin, bordered by both the waters of the Mediterranean and its wooded landscapes. This jewel with an evocative name will immediately seduce you by its privileged location between the Riviera and nearby Italy, the diversity of its landscapes and its atmosphere. Whether you prefer the Dolce Vita spirit of the seaside or the strong character of its steep hinterland, you will quickly succumb to the appeal of this town, which has managed to preserve its confidentiality.
Roquebrune Cap Martin benefits from the dream landscape of the Cote d’Azur – beaches, lemon trees, olive trees, hillsides and hilltop villages. The town is also highly accessible with direct access by the A8 motorway, and 35 km from Nice airport and numerous nearby train stations; Roquebrune Cap Martin, Menton and Monaco. This is the ideal holiday destination for heritage lovers, nautical enthusiasts and avid golfer.
Roquebrune’s old town with its castle, the church of Sainte-Marguerite, and the maze of alleys and passages makes for a great day trip. The castle of the 10th century, a rare example of architecture from the Carolingian era, with breathtaking views of the waterfront, from Italy to Monaco. There is also the tomb of Le Corbusier, in the village cemetery overlooking the blue waters.
You can take the Cape Martin, with the coastal path where you will be exposed to vegetation and gorgeous coves which are not very busy. There are also beaches in Roquebrune which are perfect for just relaxing in the sun and enjoying yourself whilst doing nothing.
With an average of 22.0 °C, August is the warmest month. The lowest average temperatures in the year occur in February, when it is around 6.2 °C. On average there are 108.63 hours of sunshine per month.
Roquebrune Cap Martin is a scenic 40 minute drive from Nice Airport.