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Menton Lemon Festival 2013: from the 16th of February to the 6th of March

Menton Lemon Festival, a unique event in the world, attracts more than 200,000 visitors, attendance has been steadily growing. And the second event on the French Riviera after the carnival of Nice, and before the Grand Prix of Monaco Formula One. The event employs 300 professsionisti, and uses 130 tons of citrus.

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Lemon Festival (Fête des Citrons) propose exhibitions, fashion shows day and night, gardens of Light.

The theme of the 2013 Menton Lemon Festival will be "Around the World in 80 Days"

La Riserva di Castel d'Appio is located just 9 km from Menton (takes about 10 minutes).

The hotel guests will enjoy a free shuttle service (on request according to availability) to reach the station of Ventimiglia.

Sanremo Music Festival

Europe's oldest music festival, the Sanremo, brings the whole of Italy to a standstill each February as it offers up the latest batch of hopefuls who want to follow in the footsteps of the now famous Italian singers Andrea Bocelli, Laura Pausini and Eros Ramazzotti.

It's broadcast each evening on television, but seeing the singers on the gogglebox is nothing compared to getting up close and personal with the talented beauties of the Sanremo Music Festival. A beautiful place to visit at any time of year, San Remo turns into a music lovers paradise when this musical circus comes to town.

During the Sanremo Festival, La Riserva di Castel d'Appio Hotel & Restaurant offers to all participants (artists and visitors) special discount fairs (room+breakfast; room+half-board) for more informations, please contact the reception at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lionel Richie in concert in Monte-Carlo (Monaco)

La Riserva di Castel d'Appio Hotel & Restaurant is situated only 18km from Monaco Monte-Carlo.

Lionel Richie, the singer of  "Say You, Say Me", "Easy", "Still", "Hello" or the unforgettable "We are the World will perform in Monaco on 2 and 3 November 2012.

On the occasion of two major concerts in Monaco, Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. will discover his new album, Tuskegee, Alabama by the name of the town where he grew up.

Lionel Richie in Monaco:

On November 2, 2012 - Salle des Etoiles

On November 3, 2012 - Opera de Monte-Carlo

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Hotel La Riserva di Castel d'Appio - località Peidaigo, 71 - cap 18039 Ventimiglia (IM) - Italian Riviera dei fiori - ITALY

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