The beautiful Mediterranean town of Menton celebrates its citrusy history with an annual lemon (and orange) festival. To celebrate its 80th anniversary, 2013’s theme was Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours / Around the World in 80 Days.
|Entrance to the citrus sculpture garden|
This year’s sculptures were of monuments from around the world visited by Jules Verne’s protagonist Phileas Fogg…
(See how the teapot is pouring flowers into the cup? Nice touch!)
…as well as the various means of transportation he used.
More pictures: Lemon festival parade!
One thought on “Fête du Citron 2013”
Hoping to take a trip to the south of France next year. I think I just put Menton in my travel plans.