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Monaco Flag The Principality of Monaco (French: Principauté de Monaco; Monégasque: Principatu de Múnegu; Italian: Principato di Monaco; Occitan: Principat de Mónegue) is a small country in southwestern Europe. It surrounded on three sides by France, but has a coast on the Mediterranean Sea.

As of 2009, the population of Monaco was estimated as being 32,965. The country is a city state, and the capital is hence coterminus with the entire country. The two most well-known areas within the country are Monaco-Ville, the original fortified town, and Monte Carlo (French: Monte-Carlo; Monégasque: Monte-Carlu; Occitan: Montcarles) which is the most heavily populated administrative area ("quartier") of the city state.

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Monaco Country Details


Country Name Monaco
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Western Europe
Flag Monaco Flag
Principal Language French
Capital Monaco


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Monaco Travel Guide (Quick Trips Series): Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun
By Crystal Stewart

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (74 pages)

Monaco Travel Guide (Quick Trips Series): Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun
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Enjoy your trip to France with the Monaco Travel Guide: Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun.

The Quick Trips to France Series provides key information about the best sights and experiences if you have just a few days to spend in the exciting destination of Monaco.

So don't waste time! We give you sharp facts and opinions that are accessible to you quickly when in Monaco. Like the best and most famous sightseeing attractions & fun activities (including Cathedral of Monaco, Collection des Voitures Anciennes de le Prince, Jardin Exotique, Les Grands Appartements du Palais, Musee Oceanographique de Monaco, Nouveau Musee National de Monaco, Casino Gardens Cabaret, Princess Antoinette Park, Casino Gardens and Terraces, Japanese Garden, St. Martin Gardens, Zoological Gardens, Princess Grace Rose Garden & Fontvieille Park, Museum of Napoleonic Souvenirs & Historical Archives, Naval Museum, Opera House, Monte Carlo Casino, Sainte Dévote Church, Fort Antoine Theater, Circuit de Monaco, Grimaldi Forum, Marlborough Fine Arts Gallery, Larvotto Beach), where to experience the local culture, great local restaurant choices and accommodation for the budget-minded. Where to shop until you drop, party the night away and then relax and recover!

Also included is information about the typical weather conditions in Monaco, Entry Requirements, Health Insurance, Travelling with Pets, Airports & Airlines in France, Currency, Banking & ATMs, Credit Cards, Reclaiming VAT, Tipping Policy, Mobile Phones, Dialling Code, Emergency numbers, Public Holidays in France, Time Zone, Daylight Savings Time, School Holidays, Trading Hours, Driving Laws, Smoking Laws, Drinking Laws, Electricity, Tourist Information (TI), Food & Drink Trends, and a list of useful travel websites.

The Monaco Travel Guide: Sights, Culture, Food, Shopping & Fun - don't visit France without it!

Available in print and in ebook formats.

French Riviera, Nice, Cannes, & Monaco Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)
By Marco Polo Travel Publishing

Brand: Marco Polo Travel Publishing
Released: 2012-05-28
Paperback (152 pages)

French Riviera, Nice, Cannes, & Monaco Marco Polo Guide (Marco Polo Guides)
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Marco Polo FrenchRiviera: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips




The French Riviera is the ultimate product of the modern leisure society, aplayground of the jet-setting elite, where the luxury world of the coast, withits palaces, chic harbor fronts set against azure sea contrasts with thetranquil, dramatic landscapes and remote mountain villages found away from theshore.



Marco Polo French Riviera takes you along the coast, and through threeof France's most beautiful departments: Alpes-Maritimes, Var andAlpes-de-Haute-Provence. The 'Perfect Route' takes you to the most idyllicstretches of coast as well as the most beautiful villages and the best naturalscenery inland.




The Best Of pages highlight some unique and free things to do,and have tips for rainy days and where you can relax and unwind. DiscoverWhat's Hot on the coast, whether glamping (camping in style) or tea mania,which has really established itself in this country of coffee drinkers.




The Insider Tips reveal where flower petals are crystallized and turned intosweets, and where in Nice you can immerse yourself in the art of Yves Klein.



The Trips & Tours take you to the 'land of perfume' around Grasse andmountain villages in breathtaking locations. The Dos & Don'ts explain whyyour swimming trunks might cause you problems in St Tropez and why you shouldkeep your hands off those beautifully hand-painted olive oil bottles.




Marco Polo French Riviera provides comprehensive coverage of the region,including Monaco. To help you get around there's a detailed road atlas inside,city maps of Cannes and Nice in the backcover, plus a handy pull-out map. Amust-have for all travellers, including those who haven't bought a travel guidein the past.




Discover the best hotels, authentic restaurants, the region's trendiest placesand night spots; get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget; plusplenty of ideas for travel with kids. Also contains: the Perfect Route, TravelTips, Links, Blogs, Apps & more, French phrasebook and index.



Fodor's Provence & the French Riviera (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor s Travel Guides
Released: 2016-11-15
Paperback (416 pages)

Fodor s Provence & the French Riviera (Full-color Travel Guide)
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  • Fodor s Provence the French Riviera
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

The darlings of French tourism, Provence and the French Riviera have always been beautiful destinations attracting everyone from the rich and famous to world-renowned artists. With unbelievable coasts and rustic-chic villages, the regions draw travelers eager to experience their azure skies and legendary landscapes. This full color-guide highlights the best of this region, from the urban buzz of Marseilles and Nice to the glamorous meccas of St-Tropez, Cannes, and Monaco.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps 
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path
· In-depth breakout features on Provence's Lavender Route, the region's artistic legacy, and the area's outstanding cuisine
· Major sights such as Aix-en-Provence, Arles, Avignon, the Calanques, the Camargue, the Lavender Route, Marseille, Pont du Gard, St-Paul-de-Vence, St-Remy-de-Provence, St. Tropez
· Coverage of The Alpilles, Arles and the Camargue; The Vaucluse; Aix, Marseille, and the Central Coast; The Western Cote D'Azur; Nice and the Eastern Cote D'Azur; Monaco

Planning to visit more of France or focus on Paris? Check out Fodor's travel guides to France and Paris.
Insight Guides: Flexi Map Nice, Cannes and Monaco (Insight Flexi Maps)
By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
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Insight Guides: Flexi Map Nice, Cannes and Monaco (Insight Flexi Maps)
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Flexi Map Nice, Cannes and Monaco is laminated, durable and includes 3 separate maps, each map has its own index that has been categorised for ease of use. Inside Flexi Map Nice, Cannes and Monaco:

A list of recommended sights, divided by theme and linked to the mapping by numbered markers.

A handy information section with concise details on getting around, tourist offices, money, tipping, opening times, public holidays, telecommunications, emergency telephone numbers and climate.

The main map of Nice, Cannes and Monaco is at a scale of 1:15 000 (1cm = 0.15km). One way streets, car parks, pedestrian zones, and public transport routes are clearly shown.

Many prominent public buildings, hotels and other places of interest are highlighted and listed in the extensive index.

A separate map of public transport routes is located on the back cover for easy reference. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.


'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.'
- Wanderlust Magazine

Monaco & Nice Travel Guide - Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
By Brendan Kavanagh

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Monaco & Nice Travel Guide - Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
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  • Monaco Nice Travel Guide Attractions Eating Drinking Shopping Places to Stay
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Tourists have long enjoyed the sunshine and the French “joie de vivre” in Nice, the elegant city on the French Riviera. The city is the second-most visited tourist destination in France with four million arrivals a year. Its Mediterranean beaches stretch for miles along the famous “Promenade des Anglais.” Close to Nice and the French Riviera, the small, exclusive country of Monaco offers a touch of elegance and a taste of the high life. Monte Carlo features elegant resorts, a world-famous casino and just about everything the rich and famous look for. Monte Carlo is also known for its annual events including the Tennis Masters Series, Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Monte Carlo Rally.
Monaco Travel Guide: Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights
By Grace Burke

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Close to the French Riviera, the small, exclusive country of Monaco offers a touch of elegance and a taste of the high life. Monte Carlo offers elegant hotels, a world-famous casino and just about everything the rich and famous look for. Monte Carlo is also known for its annual events including the Tennis Masters Series, Formula 1 Grand Prix and the Monte Carlo Rally.

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