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Monaco and its surroundings

Monaco and its surroundings

A unique area in the Côte d'Azur, the historic city of Monaco is intimately linked to the history of the Grimaldi, who still reign over it. A visit to the Principality, and particularly its “rocks”, is a must. At the same time a modern city, a symbol of economic, touristic and real estate hyper activity, and a glamorous and traditional postcard, the Principality is synonymous with luxury, exceptional festivals, gambling, the jet set, top brands...With its hilly environment (Mont-Agel, La Turbie), its vertiginous lanes leading to the beaches of the Mediterranean (Eze, Beausoleil), the "French Riviera touch" is more real than ever.
Villages & resorts Monaco and its surroundings
To discover
• The Rocher de Monaco, the site of the Princely Palace, the Cathedral and the historic heart of the city


 


Monte-Carlo, the area of the Casino and theOpera with its gardens


 


• The Port of Monaco and the district of Fontvieille by the sea





• TheMonaco Grand Prix in May, the summer firework displays…


 


• Its prestigious palaces, casinos, luxury shopping and the "dolce vita"… 





• The Trophée d'Auguste in La Turbie, one of the marvels of the Gallo-Roman architectural heritage near the medieval village


 


• The splendid panorama over the Mediterranean, from the "Grande Corniche" departmental park with its pedestrian paths 





• The "Belle Epoque" architecture of Beausoleil, "the little Montmartre" overhanding the Monaco coastline. See the Riviera Palace and its 900 m2 hot house (Eiffel)


 


• The Mont des Mules, home to the remains of an oppidum listed as a historic monument, a stopover on the "Via Julia Augusta", the cross border Roman heritage road


 


• The Sentier du littoral de Cap d'Ail with a wealth of flora, geology and the architecture of the "Belle Epoque" villas on the edge of the picturesque beaches of Mala and Marquet





• The land of the "3 corniches", tiered between sea and mountain and punctuated by the Jardin Exotique de Monaco


 
   
 


from 18 to january 28, 2018
The greatest circus festival in the world. Created by H.S.H Prince Rainier III, the festival show
from 26 to april 29, 2018
Blue Man Group, the wildly popular theatrical phenomenon will be visiting Monaco for the first time
july
The greatest international athletes attend this international
 









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