Located on the southern coast of France, Monaco is the second smallest country in the whole world.

Despite its size, its natural beauty and perfect blend of European elegance and full-on fun drives tourists to this country all through the year.

When you visit Monaco, start your journey by going to the glamorous Monte Carlo which honours Prince Charles III of Monaco and has a historic charm. Next, consider heading to Monaco-Ville where you can wonder at beautiful scenery and royal grandeur. Finally, you can cap your journey off by going to La Condamine.

Some of the famous tourist attractions in Monaco include The Palace in Monaco-Ville, the Oceanographic Museum that is situated atop a cliff, the Place du Casino at Monte Carlo, Café de Paris just outside the Casino, Jardin Exotique, and the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco. If you visit Monarco during the summer, you can enjoy the clean blue waters of Monaco Beach which is perfect for wind surfing, scuba diving, waterskiing, fishing, parasailing, yachting, and other water sports and activities. There are also plenty of private beaches that you can visit for a luxurious way to relax and have fun in the sun.

Other activities that you can enjoy in Monaco include gambling in the Monte Carlo Casino, watch opera in Monaco Opera House, strolling around Monaco Cathedral and Saint Martin Garden and joining guided tours of Palais Princier. When it comes to the local cuisine, the food in Monaco has obvious influences from French and Italian cuisines. Some of its dishes that include seafoods, olive oil, vegetables and rice also display Mediterranean influence.

The must-try traditional dishes from Monaco include Stocafi, Barbagiuan, local pancakes and pumpkin-stuffed pastries, as well as delicacies such as Pan Bagnat, Socca and Fougasse.

Now you’ve got some great ideas for your trip, don’t forget to arrange travel insurance as soon as you’ve made a booking.  Get a quote today or call one of our friendly team on 1300 819 888 to discuss your requirements.