Castellar apartment rentals near Menton South France Castellar, Menton, , Provence-Cote-Azur, 06500, France +33 6 95 00 28 44
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  • Beautiful location
  • Restaurants nearby
  • Garden/Terrace
  • Peaceful & quiet
  • Lovely views
  • Beaches nearby

Property description

A 2 bed apartment for long term rentals located in the hilltop village of Castellar, perched above the popular coastal town of Menton in South France. The apartment enjoys spectacular views down towards the French Riviera coastline. The traditional village of Castellar is set among olive groves and citrus trees, just 4 miles from the beaches at Menton. Being situated on the French/Italian border you have easy access by road or motorway to the glamorous resorts of Monte Carlo, Nice, Cap Ferrat, Ventimiglia, San Remo and Imperia. 

Castellar long term rentals Menton France - our opinion

If you are looking for a cozy apartment rental close to the beaches in Menton France, then this 2 bed apartment in Castellar is a perfect choice. Located in one of the prettiest villages in Cote d´Azur, you can enjoy a perfect slide of rural French life, yet still be able to quickly access Nice, Monte Carlo, Ventimiglia and San Remo.


  • Double-glazing
  • Peaceful & Quiet
  • Scenic views
  • Terrace
  • Wifi
  • 1 bath
  • 2 bath
  • Beautiful location
  • Dishwasher

Area activities

The traditional French village of Castellar remains unspoilt and offers a unique glimpse into French country life. It has quaint narrow streets, historic buildings, fountains and an olive oil mill. Seats are placed at various spots throughout the village allowing you to enjoy some wonderful scenery and there is an attractive public garden off the Rue de la Republique where you can relax in a tranquil setting and enjoy a game of boules.

Castellar is one of the French Riviera´s famous perched villages dating back to the XV century and is situated right on the French/Italian border. There are 2 restaurants in the village one opposite the apartment. A bakery providing a range of pastries for a delicious French breakfast is located in the main street. There is also a church and an olive mill and a cheesemaker in the village. The village has just 300 inhabitants in the village and a school for 68 children!

The village is ideal for people who enjoy painting and sketching and for nature lovers. There are beautiful walks (Chemin GR 51) in the surrounding countryside.

Menton, 4 miles away, is a charming town with shops selling local produce, markets, several museums and an excellent choice of restaurants. A bus takes you to Menton for only 1.50 euros and there are good train links from Menton. The beaches at Menton are 6km from the village and there is a choice of public and private facilities. There are also a number of supermarkets in Menton and some grocery stores open there on Sundays.

The delightful Italian coastal towns of Bordighera, San Remo and Imperia are well worth exploring and Dolceaqua, just north of Ventimiglia, is a very picturesque ancient town. 

You can also enjoy the glamour of Nice with its Promenade des Anglais, old city, galleries and flower market. In Monaco there are many museums, the Royal Palace and the extraordinary Observatory Caves. The Villa Ephrussi in Cap Ferrat and the Villa Kerylos in Beaulieu are fascinating tourist attractions. 

Check in times

To be arranged prior to arrival.

Driving directions

It is a 45 min drive from Nice airport to Castellar. Castellar is located close to: Menton 6km, Monaco 14km, Cap-Ferrat and Beaulieu-sur-Mer 26km, and Nice 30km.


The nearest airport to Castellar is located at Nice (45 mins drive)

Other transport

There is a local train service in between Nice and the nearby village of Menton. A local bus service connects Menton to Castellar (4 daily return journeys between the village and the bus station at Menton).

Booking terms

The long term rental booking terms for this apartment in Castellar near Menton, France; are as follows:

One month deposit to be paid at time of reservation. Rent to be paid monthly in advance. There is a monthly provision of €130 to be paid with the rent towards the utility bills.