Monaco, Monte Carlo

Monaco, Monte Carlo

Sites to See

 

While casino gambling is definitely a highlight of any visit to Monaco, there are also other things to see and do here.  For a taste of culture, there are a number of museums and galleries you can visit including the Museum of Prehistoric Anthropology, the Oceanographic Museum, and the Prince of Monaco’s vintage car collection.

 

For those interested in the majestic life, you can also take a walk on the ramp around the royal residence, or visit the palace itself.

 

Culture

 

Car racing’s huge in Monaco.

 

A major draw since 1929, the annual Monaco Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious car races with one of the most demanding Formula One tracks in the world.

 

In a similar vain, the Monte Carlo Rally, organized by Prince Albert I and running since 1911, is considered one of the challenging and prestigious events in rallying.

 

Casinos in Monaco

 

The stunning Monte Carlo Casino is probably the best-known tourist attraction in Monaco, and one of the best casinos in the world. Built by Charles Garnier, the architect who created the Paris Opéra, this magnificent structure holds the Grand Théâtre de Monte Carlo, an opera house and the Ballets de Monte Carlo headquarters.

 

In addition to hosting the annual European Poker Tour Grand Final, you can find all your favorite casino games here including different kinds of roulette, stud poker, blackjack, Trente et Quarante, craps, baccarat and more.

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