Historic Sites



Every city has its own unique feel and vibe, which is determined by a number of things. The local historic sites are no doubt one of the largest contributing factors to the aura that surrounds a city. When in Monte Carlo, users recommend paying a visit to Monaco-Ville, in the Monaco-ville area to get a feel for what truly makes up the city.


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At 400 meters above sea level, the medieval hilltop village of Eze is a prized stop on any Riviera itinerary. Once home to Nietzsche but now frequented by the likes of Bono, Eze is an incredibly popular day trip; try to time your visit on a...  Read More


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Monaco-Ville

Set atop a rocky outcrop between the ports of Monte Carlo and Fontvieille, Monaco's Old Town is a charming jumble of narrow cobblestone streets and picturesque buildings. Home to the Prince's Palace and the Oceanographic Museum and Aquarium,...  Read More


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Fondation Maeght


Built in 1964 to house Aimé and Marguerite Maeght's enormous art collection. The museum and gardens are both breathtaking, with modern art hiding around every corner. Highlights include Chagall mosaics, Giacometti figures in the courtyard and a...  Read More


Palais Princier: Les grands appartements


Atop the Rock in the midst of Old Monaco sits the Prince of Monaco's home, which is centuries old and was formerly a fortress. Beginning in 1949, H.S.H. Prince Rainier III devoted much time to restoring and refurbishing the palace's interior....  Read More


Chapelle de la Miséricorde


Located in the heart of Old Town, this charming, 17th-century chapel contains deeply moving pieces of art, including a life-like wood carving of Christ created by Francois-Joseph Bosio (sculptor for Emperor Napoleon I). Prince Honoré II was...  Read More




In 1875, this imposing cathedral was constructed using white stone from La Turbie. Inside the awe-inspiring structure, visitors can view an impressive retable painted by the renowned Louis Brea; windows created in 12th-century style; and the...  Read More


Église Saint-Charles


French Renaissance in style, this handsome structure boasts a dramatic bell tower that reaches a height of 35 meters. The ornate interior features stained-glass windows that illustrate different biblical scenes and numerous pieces of artwork....  Read More


Église Sainte-Dévote


According to tradition and medieval legend, Dévote, the patron saint of the Principality, was martyred in Corsica early in the 4th century. The small boat in which her body was placed was caught in a storm at sea and ran aground in Monaco. This...  Read More


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