Monaco, the crown jewel of the Grimaldi family, is known as the millionaire’s paradise. The very mention of Monte-Carlo, the wealthiest of the tiny country’s four quarters, conjures the dashing Prince Rainier and beautiful Grace Kelly, whose fairy-tale romance fashioned the city’s glittering image.
Perfect forArt Lovers | Foodies | Romantics | Style Mavens
When to goYear-Round
Ideal length of stay1-2 Nights
Designing Your Journey
Work with Indagare to design the perfect itinerary for an immersive journey. Our travel experts know the destination inside and out, and they can make recommendations based on your travel needs and preferences.
3 Days: Essential Monaco
Enjoy Monaco’s sandy beaches, designer boutiques and vibrant social scene with a customized Indagare itinerary. Here is just one example of what our destination experts can create for you.
Day 1: Explore Monaco
Explore the neighborhoods of Monaco that are slightly off-the-beaten-path with guided tours of the port area of La Condamine and its buzzing Yacht Club, as well as the medieval town Le Rocher. After lunch at an Indagare-recommended restaurant, enjoy special access to the Fontvieille rose garden dedicated to Princess Grace or lounge in Larvotto, home to sandy beaches and a hot spot Sporting Club.
Day 2: Villa La Vigie
Experience the Villa La Vigie, an extravagant Belle Epoque villa on the tip of the peninsula that was once owned by Karl Lagerfeld and has since been converted into a luxury rental property. From this private paradise, you can visit the Monte Carlo Casino, relax in a cabana at the Beach Club and watch a performance by the renowned dance group Les Ballets de Monte Carlo.
Day 3: Spa and Shop
Spend your morning perusing Monte-Carlo’s countless designer boutiques and jewelry shops radiating from the Place du Casino, like Zegg & Cerlati. Have lunch at Elsa, the first all-organic restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star that boasts gorgeous views of the sea from its open-air terrace. In the afternoon, lose your sense of time at Les Thermes Marins with massages and other sea therapies.
Where To Stay
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