– Italy (FRIT): Border markers 114 – 114/7 at Menton – Ventimiglia (under construction)
- Italian border marker no 114 (close-up). The marker is from
1990. France to left (west), Italy to right (east).
marker is situated at the foot of the stairs up to a bar.
marker is in the right part of the photo. The huge triangle with
black edges is a maritime navigational signal which notifies the position
of the country border. Notice lamps for night signals.
upper road bridge with the maritime border marker photographed from the
the middle of the road, about 7 metres south-southwest from bm 114, is sub
marker no 114/1. From this point the French-Italian border is running
southeast for about 14 metres. The Italian tobacco and alcohol shop is
located so close it is possible to get to France.
marker no 114/1 (1990). Notice the 90° turning point exactly in the
middle of the road.
bm 114/1 about 14 metres towards bm 114/2. Further southeast the boundary meets with
the next border marker.
bm 114/2 towards northwest to bm 114/1.
border marker no 114/2 the boundary turns 90°
boundary goes further about 7,5 metres from bm 114/2 and in southwestern
direction where it meets with bm 114/3.
photo is taken towards east. The former Italian customs. 6)
centre of the bridge is between the light pole and the Italian traffic
sign. The boundary line (bm 114/3) is about 20 cm northwest of the light
pole, approximately just above where the light pole cable goes in to the
side of bridge and where there is a notch in the concrete edge. 6)
taken from border marker 114/3 and in north-northwestern direction towards
border marker 114.
taken from Italian side in southeast towards the French side in
northwest. 3/4 of the centre part of the upper bridge is Italian,
while 1/4 is French. The artillery bastion is straight ahead, just
adter the boundary, Notice the "France" traffic sign –
although it is situated in Italy it is texted in French!
the same point, but now in southern direction towards the border river and
the French-Italian railway bridge.
same point, but slightly in a different angle; towards the Mediterranian
of the last photo. We can see something on the sides of the middle
point of the railway bridge, which most probably are border markers no
114/4 and 114/5. (We do not know if the border runs along the middle
of the river or otherwise.)
marker no 114/6 which is located at the lower car bridg, only 50 metres
from the sea..
from bm 114/6 and towards north. The border follows the middlepoint
of the river (under the branches).
St Ludovic is the French name of the place where the border is
going. Ponte San Luigi is the Italian name.
border marker no 114/6 and in direction of bm 114/7. The area is now
largely a parking lot for Menton tourists' mobile homes.
and the other way around – towards north and border marker no 114/6.
last dry border marker on the French-Italian border is no 114/7.
marker no 114/7 indicates that the point is on a straight boundary. Also
from 1990 as all the other bms in this report.
from bm 114/7 and in direction to bm 114. We see the upper road bridge
with the maritime border marker.