Monaco, a tiny city-state surrounded by France, is an exquisite destination at the top of many bucket list. Whether you stop off during a visit to Nice or the Italian Riviera, it is best to have some sort of game plan for your visit. Have a peek-see at these five places to visit in Monaco:
- La Condamine - the 2nd oldest district in Monaco with luxury yachts in port and cruise ships sailing in and out.
- Monaco Cathedral - the burial place for past Princes' and other royalty.
- Monte Carlo Sporting Club - the place for the wealthiest citizens of the world to place their bets.
- Oceanographic - a visit is never quite complete without exploring the marine life.
- Larvotto beach - the place to go for a little relaxation after a long day exploring.
There are many other places to see during your stay in Monaco. This short list should inspire your itinerary enough to make your stay worthwhile.
Stroll through La Condamine
After Monaco-ville, La Condamine is the 2nd oldest district in Monaco, fit the the yacht enthusiast or those just wanting to watch the ships sail in and out of harbour.
Visit the Monaco Cathedral after an afternoon lunching in the areas finest restaurants. The burial place of Princes' past. Visit September to June to hear Sunday mass sung.
Win at the Monte Carlo Sporting Club
Not for the light in pocket, the Monte Carlo Sporting Club is the place to place your bets in high-stakes gambling. Have you passport handy as it is required to enter along with a very stringent and posh dress code.
Spend the day at Oceanographic
Like many, the aquarium is a favorite must-see in any city you visit. Monaco is no exception with its collection of marine life, labs and exhibitions.
Larvotto beach to relax
After all of your sight-seeing, you will desire a nice place to layout and relax. Head to Larvott beach to find a nice spot to nestle in the sand.