Monaco - dreamy days on the Mediterranean coast of the Principality
The city-state in the south of Europe on the Mediterranean Sea is the second smallest state in the world after Vatican City. Yet Monaco has around 40,000 inhabitants on an area of 2,000 square kilometers. This makes the principality the country with the highest population density in the world.
Monaco is located in the Maritime Alps and on the Côte d'Azur - the French Riviera - near the border with Italy. Monaco's Mediterranean climate, with its mild winters and warm summers, ensures that one feels comfortable all year round in the Principality.
The history of the country is closely connected with that of a historical family - the Grimaldis. Customs trade ensured that Monaco could establish itself as a wealthy and prosperous country.
Ever since its foundation, the principality has been a place where prosperity, luxury and glamour took hold. As early as 1869, the first luxury hotels were built in Monaco in the course of casino construction. Today, stars and wealthy travelers reside in excellent and glamorous hotels on the Côte d'Azur.
In the city and around the center you have the opportunity to discover various sights and attractions, such as the historic lighthouse Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat. In the Monte-Carlo district, the world-famous casino, the municipal theater and numerous luxury hotels await you.
What can you do and discover during your stay in Monaco?
Glamour, yachts, casinos and Formula 1 are just some of the highlights that Monaco - on the Côte d'Azur - has to offer! The city-state is bursting with luxury and elegance. But the city has much more to offer!
Monaco, which is called Principauté de Monaco in French, Principatu de Múnegu in Monegasque and Principator di Monaco in Italian, is picturesquely situated on the Mediterranean coast of southern France.
In the center of the city, there are numerous sights and attractions waiting for you to discover during your stay in Monaco.
Top 10 sights and attractions in the Principality of Monaco:
- Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
- Prince's Palace
- Cathedral Notre-Dame-Immaculee
- Vieux Monaco
- Casino of Monte Carlo
- The Private Collection of Antique Cars of H.S.H Prince Rainier III
- Monaco Grand Prix
- Casino Square
- Japanese Gardens
- Place du Palais
Monaco also owes its nickname "Manhattan on the Mediterranean" to its constant development.