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TRAVEL GUIDE: MONACO

Left to right: Casino de Monaco, the Prince's Palace of Monaco, Port Hercule

Officially named the Principality of Monaco, Monaco is the second smallest country in the world. Located in South Western Europe between France and Italy and on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, it is known for its luxurious casinos and resorts — not to mention its notoriety as a tax haven for celebrities and the wealthy. Nightlife isn't the only thing Monaco has going for it, with its museums, monuments, gardens, shopping, events, spas and convention facilities. Read more about Monaco's hotels, restaurants, attractions and more in our travel guide.


A suite at Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort
STAYING IN
Hotels in Monaco

When traveling abroad, finding a place to stay should be the least of your worries. With all the luxurious resorts and hotels Monaco has to offer, the hard part will be choosing. Let our helpful reviews guide you to the right hotel for your vacation.

DINING OUT
Restaurants in Monaco

Discover a diversity of cuisines at some of the best restaurants in the city. Search our database and check out what Monaco has to offer, from fine dining to more casual options.
Joël Robuchon Monte Carlo in Monaco

Yachts on the water at the Monaco Yacht Show
COME SAIL AWAY
Monaco Yacht Show

One of the most prestigious gatherings of yachts in the world, the Monaco Yacht Show is an exhibition of 100 super yachts and 500 companies over a course of three days.

NEED FOR SPEED: FORMULA 1
Auto Racing Events

Do you have the need for speed? Check out our Auto Racing Events page for the best in high-speed auto races around the world, including the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco in late May.
Formula 1 heads to Monaco

Les Thermes Marins de Monte-Carlo
REST AND RELAXATION
Top Spas in Monaco

Experience the most luxurious amenities at these top spas in Monaco with offerings such as soothing marine therapies and revitalizing "heat experience" treatments.

TOP 10 CASINO HOTELS
Hôtel de Paris

Situated on the Golden Square of Place du Casino, the Hotel de Paris is the most luxurious place to stay in Monaco before accessing the flight of steps that will whisk you away to play at some of the best gaming tables in Europe. Read more on our list of the Top 10 Casino Hotels Worldwide.
The Casino de Monte-Carlo just steps from the Hotel de Paris

Stay at Le Méridien Beach Plaza in Monaco
BOOK A ROOM
Monaco Accommodations

The second smallest country in the world, Monaco still offers its fair share of attractions—from the world-famous Monte Carlo Harbor to the extravagant Palais du Prince. If you're planning a vacation to Monaco, first find your ideal lodgings with these ratings, reviews and room photos.

For more information, visit the Monaco Department of Tourism and Conferences at www.visitmonaco.com.

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