Things to see and do in Monaco

Surrounded by beautiful blue seas and a perfect climate, Monaco is a principality blessed with wealth, glamour and natural beauty. Fancy unleashing your inner Janes Bond or trying your luck at the casinos? Here are some of the top things to see and do next time you visit Monaco:

1. The Palais du Prince

Sitting high above Monaco, this impressive palace has its origins in the 13th century as a Genoese fortress. The palace is open to visitors when the Prince isn’t in residence and you can tell by looking for whether the flag is flying in the main tower. If it is, he is at home. Highlights include the gallery, the Blue Room, the chapel and the Throne Room.

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  1. Monte Carlo Casino

As one of the most famous casinos in the world, this is a must on your Monaco itinerary. Its architecture follows the extravagant Beaux Arts style and was built in 1893. The interior of marble and onyx columns is lavishness and opulence defined. Be sure to visit the different games rooms, the stunning artwork and chandeliers.

  1. The Musée Oceanographique

Monaco boasts one of the oldest aquariums in the world that is dedicated to marine artefacts, exhibitions and oceanography. Some of the … Read More