Travel Guide: Monaco

Travel Guide: Monaco

The Principality of Monaco is located in southern Europe, on a narrow strip of Mediterranean coast Riviera is about 10 km from the French-Italian border. The boundary length of 1050 m and total area about 200 hectares. the Total area of the country is 1.95 sq. km. to Cross the entire territory in a few hours.


Monaco – a sample of good taste and refined joie de vivre. Local interests – high society: the yachts, the casino and the “Formula 1”, exhibitions of art, balls and concerts. Lovers of fine cuisine will not be bored, wineries beckon to try rare collectible varieties. Shoppers present the best collection of the season.

Most guests visit Monaco in the period from April to September, at this time is most famous events. At this time the streets are crowded and if you are not fans of crowds and noise, better to go when calm and cool on the streets become the norm.

What to see?

To feel the spirit of Monte Carlo, it is necessary to visit the casino, built in 1878 by Charles Garnier. You need to look in the Prince’s garden, next to the Oceanographic Museum. Then go along the waterfront, inspecting the yachts of celebrities. From all over the world, people come in the Cathedral of Monaco, to honor grace Kelly – wife Nazarene III, the great actress of its time and style icons. The famous Spa of the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club offers treatments and Wellness activities.

Where to go?

The Royal Palace. The ruling dynasty admits in some of its chambers and provides audio guides in different languages. At 11.55 am every day in front of the Palace is the changing of the guard ceremony.

Where to stay?

Hotel De Paris is located in the heart of the Golden mile, next to cafe De Paris and casino Monte Carlo. Survived not one reconstruction, it does not change its appearance to this day. The highlight of the Suite “Winston Churchill” on the top floor. Jazz Am ricain é Bar known as a meeting place of European Bohemia. Magnificent cuisine of the restaurant L e Louis XV – Alain Ducasse three Michelin stars.

Hotel Columbus Monte Carlo overlooks the Mediterranean sea, the Princess grace rose garden and mountains. The luxuriously decorated suites have a Seating area, a large bathroom and a balcony with sea views. Outdoor pool surrounded by a sun terrace and palm trees.

Rampoldi . Opened in 1950, the restaurant is a mixture of modern charm and a little outdated interpretation of the “sweet life”. In spirit closer to Italy than to France. The kitchen includes tortellini with cream sauce and white truffle, sea bass fried in breadcrumbs salt and ravioli, stuffed with crawfish.

Le Louis XV . P prevoshodnyi restaurant, fine dining. You can order almost everything from truffles and caviar to the best stewed salt cod coast.

Restaurant du Port . From the large Windows of the restaurant, specialising in seafood, the view of the old port. The place has a unique charm, delectable menu of pastas, appetizers and meat dishes, plus a full range of French and Italian wines. It should be noted spaghetti with seafood and Prime fillet of veal with porcini mushrooms.

La Croisette in Cannes, a quarter jazz Juan-Les-Pins in Antibes, nice, Saint-Tropez – places star names, famous restaurants and hotels. Small Grasse famous perfume factories here Coco Chanel perfume wrote the famous, and the town became the world capital of perfume. Nice is only 30 minutes from Monaco and from here you can reach any point of the famous coast.

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