Squeezed into just 200 hectares, Monaco might be the world’s second-smallest country (only the Vatican is smaller), but what it lacks in size it makes up for in attitude. A magnet for high-rollers and hedonists since the early 20th century, it’s also renowned as one of the world’s most notorious tax havens and home to the annual Formula One Grand Prix.
Monaco Formula One Grand Prix
The Monaco Grand Prix is arguably the most famous motor race in the Formula One calendar. Famous for its narrow course and exciting hairpin turns, the prestigious race is eagerly anticipated by both visitors to Monaco and viewers around the world.
Musée Océanographique de Monaco
The Oceanographic Museum is a museum of marine sciences in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. It is home to the Mediterranean Science Commission. This building is part of the Oceanographic Institute which is committed to sharing its knowledge of the oceans
Palais Princier de Monaco (The Prince Palace of Monaco)
The Prince’s Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Sovereign Prince of Monaco. Built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and besieged by many foreign powers.
Jardin Exotique (The Exotic Garden in Monaco)
The Exotic Garden of Monaco has been a unique site since it was opened to the public in 1933. In its prestigious, open-air setting, it brings together a wide variety of “succulent” plants. Succulent plants have developed several types of adaptation to dry climates, the most spectacular of which is the presence of a hypertrophied organ (leave, stem) which can store reserves of water. Cacti is the best known family of this type of plant. Their lack of leaves, which are replaced by spines, makes them stand out
Monaco Open-Air Cinema
With a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, comfortable chairs, stunning views and an incredible 200m2 screen. the Monaco Open Air Cinema has to be the best cinema in the world! There are seat and loungers available and different films are shown every night from a range of genres.
Collection de Voitures Anciennes (Vintage Cars Collection)
This museum houses over 100 vintage vehicles including a De Dion Bouton from 1903 and an American post-war 1953 Cadillac. A fitting reflection of the Principality.
The collection also includes: Renault 12cv 4 cylinders Torpedo 1911, Panhard Levassor 1913, Ford T 1924, Peugeot Quadrilette 1921, Lincoln 1928, Citroën Kégresse, Ford A 1930, Hispano Suiza 1928, Delage 1934, Packard 1935, Cadillac 1653, Chrysler Imperial 1956, and some of the most prestigious models from Maserati, Jaguar, Mercedes and Rolls Royce