Hobnob with the rich and famous when you visit the country of Monaco with its beautiful climate and spectacular scenery. It is world-renowned for its casinos and the Monaco Grand Prix that takes place every year in May. The spiritual heart of the country is in Monte Carlo where you will find the Prince's Palace and the Throne Room. You will gaze in awe at the marble staircases shaped like horses in the Main Courtyard. Make sure you are there for the changing of the guard, which occurs each day at noon.
There are all types of museums in Monte Carlo ranging from the Oceanographic Museum to the Wax Museum. If like sightseeing, you will have ample opportunities to engage in this when you visit this exciting city. Visit the Japanese Gardens and the Saint Marten Gardens and relax among the beautiful exotic plants. From the Exotic Garden you will be able to view the unsurpassed beauty of the harbor where expensive yachts from all over the world are moored. See the unusual exhibits at the National Museum of Dolls and Clockwork Exhibits of Yesteryear and learn about the prehistoric peoples of Monaco at the Observatory Caves and Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology.
You can engage in all kinds of water sports or gamble in the casinos. Relax in one of many health spas or see the sites of Monaco in an aerial tour. The nightlife is very varied from the entertainment at the Grand Casino to attending the opera. Shopping is a dream with traditional products sold at the markets. Perfume, handmade crafts and more can be yours to take home as souvenirs. The accommodation range from luxurious to youth hostels. If you plan an extended visit, you may prefer to rent an apartment at a reasonable price. You will be sad when your visit is over, but is one that will give you a lifetime of memories.