Travel to Monaco and discover the irresistible charm of the cosmopolitan principality
Between the French and Italian Riviera, Monaco is a small piece of land, which stretches in an amphitheatrical way over the Mediterranean, along the Blue Coast in a natural landscape of imposing beauty. This tiny principality, reminiscent of a movie set, is emerging as Europe's most luxurious state, a top destination on the international jet set and a place where the concepts of luxury, glamor and glamor take on their deepest meaning. Monaco manages with its cosmopolitan air and its fancy wealth to become the ideal destination for all those who want to live a "rich" travel experience.
Impressive palaces and hotels, yachts and boats floating wide of the harbor in the blue waters of the Mediterranean and impressive sailboats moored in the city marina, expensive cars on the streets, and a princely story, which excites the ubiquitous romantic souls, rich backdrop of images and manage to turn Monaco into a destination that knows how to win impressions.
Wander the city through paths that exude the luxury of the country and admire the Prince's Palace, the official residence of the current monarch of Monaco and an impressive example of fortress architecture. See the famous Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos, the Palace of Opera and end up at the Casino of Monte Carlo, with its masterpiece and beauty. Treat yourself to a tour of the city's seafront, La contamin, and hang out with the world on the famous Princess Caroline Avenue, where the commercial heart of the city beats. Relax in the ultimate setting of peace and quiet of the exotic garden (le jardín exotique) and complete your tour with an aperitif at the Cafe de París, the most famous brasserie in Monaco, next to the Casino, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
Local cuisine and food
Monaco's local cuisine is based on Provencal cuisine and is influenced by Nice and neighboring Italian cities. Raw dishes Meat, fish and pasta dominate the top gastronomic choices. Try the barbagiuans (reminiscent of ravioli, dough stuffed with cheese, rice, leeks, zucchini or spinach), so ca, (fried with chickpea flour,) fougasse monegasque (base of dough and nuts, nuts and anise) are some of the flavors you can try. Also find plenty of Street food flavors, in corners and downtown (burgers, sushi, noodles).
Best time to visit Monaco
Ideally choose spring, if you want to avoid the crowds that are observed during the summer months. Choose the summer season if you want to combine your trip with a swim in one of the beaches of the area or sea activities of all kinds. Of course, every season of the year offers unique emotions to the visitors.
How to use transportation in Monaco
Transfer from/to Monaco
Monaco is served by a railway network.
Air transport is served by a helipad. Travel by air to Marseille, Milan or Nice and from there drive to Monaco. The nearest airport is Nice Cote d'Azur.
Transportation within the city is by private transport. If you do not use the public transport network of the city of Monaco or a taxi (they are small in size), you can rent a car. Alternatively, explore the city on foot or with the public elevator system, which can take you to neighborhoods and selected parts of the city.