Culture, cuisine and everything in between
The Casino… The Grand Prix… The rich and famous. The world’s second smallest country certainly comes with a huge name. Just along from Nice on the Côte d’Azur, Monaco packs a lot into a small space.Book now
An essential stop for any tourist is the legendary Monte Carlo Casino. The world-famous casino complex also houses theatre, opera and ballet. The building was built in 1893, designed by Charles Garnier, architect of the Paris Opera House.
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The Oceanographic Museum, which towers impressively over a sheer cliff face, is one of the oldest aquarium museums in the world. Get up close and personal with black tip reef sharks, nurse sharks and other sea predators in the Shark Lagoon – don’t worry, there’s no need for flippers. This giant aquarium is 6 metres deep and contains 450,000 litres of sea water, but you’ll view it all from behind 30cm thickened glass!
If you’re feeling brave enough, a visit to the touch tank will see you touching a baby shark or stroking a star fish. Immerse yourself in the heart of Monaco’s marine world.
Dreaming of a shopping spree worthy of a star? Then head for Monte Carlo’s Golden Circle. You’ll find Chanel, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton, to name a few. The nearby Métropole Shopping Centre has some 80 boutiques, set in luxurious surroundings with beautiful marble and an impressive period chandelier.
Stroll the streets of the old city to the Place d'Armes and find the colourful market offering fresh local produce – what better way to really get a flavour of the region.
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