Fast cars, casinos and stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea make Monaco a true playground for the wealthy and wonderful. A must for those after a quintessential luxury holiday destination, expect elegance and grandeur from the moment you step through the departures lounge.
Hotels are equally as opulent thanks to the lavish décor found through all of the five-star resorts. Tranquil spas, Michelin-starred restaurants and a whole host of magnificent rooms and suites on offer ensure a magical stay. Many can be found in the Monte-Carlo district which boasts being close to all the sights and sounds that bring holiday makers flocking.
The most iconic attraction is the Monte-Carlo Casino. Card tables, slot machines and a wonderful bar ensures that you have everything you need to strike it lucky. Alternatively, head to sites such as Prince’s Palace and revel in colonial architecture that makes Monaco just as historical as it is extravagant.
All this jet setting and gambling has us feeling hungry. Thankfully, there are plenty of restaurants to tuck in to. Expect Mediterranean dishes to be top of the menu, with many offering flawless gourmet options that are sure to please those with a love of the finer things. French cuisine is also highly popular and every dish is served with world-class service.
Now you’ve had your fill, it’s time to explore even more. Families will be in their element thanks to the fantastic museums that can be found throughout such as the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Immerse yourself in the aquariums here and get up close and personal with a wide variety of tropical wildlife. The Rainier III outdoor swimming stadium is another option for those with little ones in tow. Come winter it transforms into an ice rink making it a must-visit all year round.
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Calling all James Bond fans. Never Say Never Again, Goldeneye and Casino Royale all had scenes shot at the iconic Monte-Carlo Casino. To find the best hotel for a stay that’s sure to be shaken and not stirred, call one of our personal travel managers now.
Good to know
- Time difference: UTC +1
- Currency: EUR
- Nearest Airport: Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport
- After Dark Destination: Monte Carlo Casino
Best Time To Travel
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