Monaco is one of the smallest countries in the world. Monaco is actually a country closely linked to France, and to this day is interfered by the French government from the military to the administration.


Monaco's main revenue sources are international transit trade, casinos and tourism. It's also known for being a rich country because it taxes its citizens very little, therefore the citizens are able to keep more of what they earn.  


From Nice to Monaco
1. TER train
Arrival by train from Nice is the quickest way to Monaco where you can easily buy a ticket at the station ticket vendor.
Price: 4-7 Euros
Time required: about 20 minutes

2. Bus No. 100
Take the bus number 100 and get off at Le Port station in Monaco. There are a few other train stations stations where the price is a little more expensive than the train, where the bus is likely to be crowded, and traveling in the summer can be more difficult. The train may be your best option when it is a busy time so that you can enjoy your ride more, and the price is similar. 
Price: 1.5 euro
Time required: about 30-45 minutes

If you arrive by train, look for the exit when leaving, and make sure you are taking the right exit, as there are various paths, and they all lead in different directions. 


Monaco bus number 2
Bus No. 2 takes you to all the important stops in Monaco, but also takes you directly from Monaco Station from the Palazzo des Princes de Monaco in the tropical garden of Jardin Exotique or Monaco via the casino.

As well as showing the abundant life of Monaco, well-known sports cars were often spotted on the street.

Grace Kelly, one of the best actresses who won many awards despite her short film career of five years. On April 18, 1956 she married Prince Rainie of Monaco, quit making movies to focus on her important role as a Princess. Unfortunately, at age 52 she died in a car accident, and is now buried in Monaco. 

Built in the mid 19th century, the Monte-Carlo casino is Monaco's most famous sightseeing location. Numerous tourists visit here every year to see elegant interiors that house elegant architecture. The irony is that the King of Monaco prohibited gambling. 

In the vicinity of the casino, the VIPs and the casually dressed gamblers and their expensive cars are often visible. There are also shopping streets around the casino, that have shops that include Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Dior.

Address: Place du Casino, 98000, Monaco


The spectacular Monaco Palace on top of a hill in Monaco overlooking the Mediterranean is a 12th-century building. The Renaissance and Baroque style of the Grand Palace are stunning and worth the visit. 
Address: 98015 Monaco
Available period: From March 31 to October 14

Palace official site:

Looking down from the royal palace on the hill are villas settled with superb view of the cliffs, and luxurious yachts moored in the harbor of Ehruqir. You can see in a glance how this represents Monaco, and makes it the luxurious destination that it is. 


The Monaco Maritime Museum, which first opened in 1910 under the orders of the Albert I Monaco Grand Air, is not only a museum about marine animals and plants but it's also a large aquarium.

Address: Avenue Saint-Martin, 98000 Monaco

Opening Hours: Mon - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

Monaco Cathedral with the Grace Kelly's grave
Address: 4 Rue Colonel Bellando de Castro, 98000 Monaco


Written by: Han Jae-un