Welcome to Monaco
Welcome to Monaco – The Capital of Luxury
Monaco is situated by the Mediterranean Sea, along the French Riviera, in about twenty kilometers east of Nice. It is surrounded by the French cities of Cap-d'Ail, Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin and The Turbie, but benefiting from a direct access to the sea and from territorial waters joining international waters, Monaco is not an enclave in France as San Marino in Italy, but it is considered as "enclosed".
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The Naval museum which displays more than 250 marine objects and models of famous ships including several pieces from the private collection of HSH Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
You can see the Prince’s Palace, guardian of an ancient tradition, this Palace located in a unique setting, was built on the site of a fortress erected by the Genoese in 1215 and another building which is famous by this Renaissance style building with its bell tower raising 30 metres skywards is the “Saint Charles Church”. You can visit also Monte Carlo Casino and Opera House and the beautiful Monaco Cathedral.
Monaco is unquestionably the international capital of luxury. The greatest names in fashion quickly established themselves in the Principality, haute couture, perfume, jewellery; the most beautiful finery has found its showcase in the Principality of Monaco. At the heart of the city the famous « Carré d’Or » can be found where the elegant luxury stores with prestigious labels are located.
The night life is an integral part of the legend of the Principality. You can choose between a night of glamour, a night club, a casino or a gala evening, a night in Monaco will always be fantastic.
Spend unforgettable nights, party at a club and dance until dawn, in the chic, fantastic and unique atmosphere of the Riviera. Have a drink with friends.
A night in Monaco offers such variety that you will need to spend more than one night to fully appreciate it, galas at the Salle des Etoiles at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club, international variety shows at the Cuban bar at the Casino, lounge bars or techno music. Unforgettable memories to take away with you!
Monaco bus company offers you the possibility to move serenely in the Principality. The network covers all the tourist attractions, museums, the exotic garden, business centres, or even the Casino or the Louis II Stadium.
Moreover, the principality is not to extent and you can visit all the center stands or there are many car parks available around the town.
Standard time zone: UTC/GMT + 1 hour
A temperate climate, particularly mild and sunny for more than 300 days a year, makes Monaco a welcoming place.