The Principality of milk and honey
Extending over 2 km², Monaco can boast of being, after the Vatican, the second smallest state in the world. Monegasques and tourists have made a place for themselves there.
Monaco-ville, the historic heart located opposite the Prince's Palace is a maze of narrow and colorful alleys. The alleys dotted with fountains and the old buildings offer a concentrate of history. Like the cathedral of Monaco, the symbolic places are legion.
With 270 days of sunshine a year, the chances of spending a stay in the rain are low, but, in this case, discover the jewel of the rock: the Oceanographic Museum. Located on the side of a cliff, the place born from the passion for the Prince's sea and erudite explorer Albert Ier welcomes 600,000 visitors per year. For all lovers of aquatic fauna, this museum offers a sumptuous route in a surprising setting.
In Monte-Carlo, the parade of haute couture cars is daily, but the start of one of the most prestigious car races, the F1 Grand Prix, takes place every May. Place of passage of the most beautiful boats of the Mediterranean, the Hercule port and its outdoor swimming pool look like Hollywood decorations; sailors or yachts, connoisseurs have something to satisfy their curiosity.
Every morning, residents meet at the market where we find the famous zucchini with flowers prepared as a donut, the flagship of Monegasque gastronomy.