Reasons to Visit Monaco

If you’re looking for a break full of ultimate luxury and the finer things in life, then Monaco should be your destination of choice. It is the second smallest country on earth but within its tiny 200 hectares, it packs in more extravagance and glamour per square metre than anywhere else in the world. Here are some reasons to visit this incredible country:

Monte-Carlo Casino

When people think of Monaco, they most likely picture this iconic building. Get your glad rags on and try your luck in some of the most opulent and luxurious gaming rooms found anywhere.

Monaco Grand Prix

For all racing enthusiasts, Monaco needs little introduction. The Formula 1 race here is the one of the main events of the racing calendar every year and has been since 1950. Why not treat yourself to exclusive close-up action with a day spent in the Monaco F1 Paddock Club. Find out more at

Celebrity Spotting

There is no better place for people-watching and celebrity spotting than Monaco. There are many fine restaurants with Mediterranean views where you can soak up the sights or for those on a tighter budget, the Café de Paris is the place to be for watching the world go by. Be sure to take a stroll along the Hercule Harbour for a glimpse of some of the world’s most luxurious yachts.  and Glitz and glamour

Luxury Accommodation

As you can imagine, this playground of the wealthy is not short on 5-star luxury hotels. One of the most extravagant, ideal for a special celebration, is the Hotel Hermitage Monte Carlo. It simply oozes charm and opulence wherever you look.


In the neighbourhood of Larvotto, you’ll find the man-made beach of LarvottoPlage. This beach has both private and public sections, with the public section available at no charge. It is the perfect stop-off for a refreshing swim in the Mediterranean. There’s Marquet Beach to take a dip at too.

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Designer shopping

As you would expect, the shopping in Monaco is pretty high-brow, prestigious stuff. This is one of the only places to shop where you could be rubbing shoulders with royalty! You’ll be spoilt for choice in Monaco if you’re looking for fashionable boutiques and designer names. Le Metropole Shopping Centre is a stunning location that also offers a welcome respite from the sunshine. Just don’t forget your credit cards!

French Riviera

If the glamour and glitz become too much, there’s always the fact that people flock here because of the beauty of the place. The French Riviera enjoys a beautifully warm climate, with miles of stunning coastline interspersed with fascinating small towns and villages to explore. If ambling and hiking is your thing, you’ll find a wealth of routes with picturesque scenery, to be taken at your own pace. This really is a gorgeous corner of France and one not to be missed.

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