Things to do
There’s more to Monte Carlo than the dazzling Casino – although a visit here is not to be missed. The adjoining opera house plays host to many fine productions, and the city has a wide variety of art galleries. Catch a summer concert from the Monte Carlo Philharmonic, or visit historic Le Rocher, with its grand 13th-century fort.
Famed as one of the world’s luxury capitals, there’s no shortage of exceptional places to shop in Monte Carlo. For the ultimate high-fashion fix, head to Cercle d’Or, with its myriad designer boutiques. Or for some more traditional souvenirs, delve into the pretty old town with its craft shops and independent merchants.
Monaco’s cuisine borrows delicious flavours from the culinary heritage of its neighbours France and Italy. Dine on fresh pasta and seafood dishes while enjoying sweeping harbour views in a waterfront trattoria. Monte Carlo has plenty of options for fine dining, with Michelin starred restaurants offering a fresh twist on Mediterranean traditions.