Attractions & Activities in Monaco

Monaco is divided in five areas, The Old Town, the Condamine, Monte Carlo, Fontveille and Moneghetti each with its own sites and attractions. Busses, Tunnels, elevators and escalators enable you to tour around easily without getting tired of the altitude differences.

Old Town

The Palace of the Prince, beautiful gardens, the Cathedral and the Oceanographic Museum are all located in the medieval Old Town. Stroll through the gardens of princess Grace and pay a visit to the fabulous Palace. The building of the Oceanographic museum is an architectural masterpiece, and worth a visit on its own! The famous explorer Jean Jaques Cousteau has been the director of this spectacular museum for 30 years. The museum exhibits 4,000 species of fish and over 200 families of invertebrates.

Monte Carlo

The resort Monte Carlo, a district of the Principality of Monaco, welcomes tourist from all over the world to gamble in the world famous Casino and visit its spectacular attractions and museums. The Casino was built bye the architect of the Opera house in Paris, a beautiful building featuring stained glass windows, fabulous decorations, attractive sculptures and remarkable paintings.

Sports

Because of its modern infrastructure, its ideal climate and its amazing location, Monaco offers the best conditions to practice a wide variety of sports, among others golf, diving, tennis, sailing and swimming. The well-known historic Grand Prix takes places on the roads of the Principality that have not been changed since the first race on 14th April 1929.