Highlights in Monaco

Highlights in Monaco during a Mediterranean cruise

Monte-Carlo Casino

  • one of the most famous and most exclusive casinos in the world
  • dating from 1854
  • Neo-Baroque style
  • designed by architect Charles Garnier

Palais Princier

  • Prince's Palace of Monaco
  • built in 1191
  • the personal residence of the Head of State of Monaco
  • located in Monaco Ville at 60 meters above sea level

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-Immaculée

  • Cathedral of Monaco
  • dates back to 1874
  • in neo-Romanesque-Byzantine style
  • with large church organ and altar

Musée Océanographique de Monaco

  • oceanographic museum
  • part of the Oceanographic Institute
  • established in 1906 by Prince Albert I

Grand Prix Formule 1

  • The Monaco Grand Prix is one of the 19 races in Formula 1
  • held in the streets of Monaco and not on a circuit
  • attracts many celebrities from all over the world