15 reasons to visit Monaco, jewel of the French Riviera

Monaco Unique Tours Factory
05 May 2016

15 reasons to visit Monaco, jewel of the French Riviera

Small independent state located on the French Riviera near Nice, the Principality of Monaco is a world apart with its Royal Palaces, its princes and princesses, its billionaires, its 125 different nationalities and its many traditions. Over the centuries, this prestigious place dating back to Greek and Roman times, has retained a unique charm bringing visitors in another dimension.

1) Discover the Oceanographic Museum

The Monaco’s Oceanographic Museum and its aquarium, is one of the best in the world. Jacques Cousteau contributed also to its creation. Today, the museum features a collection of over 4000 species and 200 invertebrate families.

2) Relax on the Mala Beach

Located at the foot of steep cliffs, the Mala beach is one of the most beautiful in the entire Riviera with its clear waters and stunning natural panorama.

3) Stroll in the old Monaco

A medieval village with pedestrian streets full of shops, restaurants and small cafes.

4) Discover the Prince Rainier III vintage cars

The impressive private collection of the Prince.

5) Attend the formula 1 Grand Prix

The Monaco Grand Prix is spectacular: this racing brings together the best formula 1 drivers in the world and takes place in the narrow streets of the city, very close to the public.

6) Visit the Fontvieille harbor

The old harbor is a typical place in the city where you can admire luxury sailboats, yachts and boats of all kinds.

7) Admire the Rose garden of the Princess Grace of Monaco

A sumptuous 5000 square meters park with 300 varieties of 8000 roses.

8) Visit the prince’s Palace and its Apartments

For its Italian-style gallery, its golden furniture and frescoes. But also for its panoramic view of the harbor and the city of Monte Carlo.

9) Try the games in the Casino of Monte Carlo

This Casino is one the of the most prestigious in the world and immediately immerse visitors in the atmosphere of the Belle Epoque.

10) Attend a show at the Monte Carlo Opera

Considered one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world, the Salle Garnier offers a rich and diverse program throughout the year.

11) Visit the Naval Museum

With its 250 marine objects and types of boats dating from all times, this museum pleases all sea lovers.

12) Walk through the exotic gardens

These beautiful gardens include worldwide rare plants, and offer unique views over the bay.

13) Explore the Chapelle Sainte Devote

This Monaco typical small church dating back to 1000 is a witness of the principality history.

14) Visit the Grimaldi Forum

A cultural center and eco-exhibition place.

15) Admire the Japanese gardens

This beautiful Zen gardens covering 7000m2 was created by Japanese landscape architect Yasuo Beppu.



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With: Jacques
Duration: 1 day

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