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Tourist Information Montecarlo - Principaute de Monaco

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accommodation  Monte Carlo - Monaco

Pop. : 30,000 (5,000 monagasques)

Access from west: 20 km. from Nice highway A8 (exit La Turbie- Roquebrune).
By coastal route N98 or N7. Access from east: 12km. from Italie,
Helicopter: 7 minutes from Nice airport. Taxi from Nice: 40 minutes
accommodation principaute de monaco Situated on the Cote d'Azur between Cap d'Ail and Menton, just a few kilometers from the Italian Riviera, Monaco is one of those magic glamorous places that has a world wide reputation. Monaco is a sovereign state, independent and prosperous. It has its own government and the head of state since 1949 is His Highness Prince Rainier III. This year the principality is celebrating 700 years of the Grimaldi Dynasty. The festivities will be particularly impressive.

There is no doubt that Monaco has a privileged location. This tiny capital (1,95km. with a soaring economy, is built against the mountains (Monaco is nicknamed "The Rock"), and spreads down to the shores of the Riviera. 31 hectares have been added to Monaco's surface by building several sky scrapers right on the water.

There is sun here almost all the time, and fabulous parks and gardens have been laid out throughout the city.monte carlo There are sumptuous boutiques with the latest fashions, palacial luxury hotels, and very chic restaurants. The cultural and sports centers are fitted out to perfection. Everywhere you look there are long lirnousines gliding, or little Porsches zipping around the famous curves of Monte Carlo. This is Monaco.

This perfect little Paradise is one of the "IN" places for the international jet set and the very famous. It is also, understandably, a favorite hunting ground for the notorious ""parapazzis".

alberghi principato di monaco What to see:

The palace. The palace square and the changing of the guard at 11:55 a.m.
The Cathedral. The old city.
The Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium.
Musee du Vieux Monaco.
Musee des souvenirs Napoléoniens et collections des archives historiques du Palais.
(Napoleon and archives).
Prehistoric anthropology museum, Japonese Garden (7000m2 at the water's edge).

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Activities:

All water sports. Swimming pool. Golf. Tennis. Squash.
Archery. Hang gliding. Parasailing. Hiking. Mountain bike rentals.
Motorcycling, Boating. Limousines. Yachts.
3 renowned casinos. Many discotheques.