Tourist Guide to Monte Carlo

Set on the shores of the glistening Mediterranean, this luxury hot spot boasts impressive, breathtaking turquoise waters.

France is an idyllic backdrop and the perfect location to relax and unwind, regardless of whether you choose to embark on an indulgent weekend or alternatively, a longer stay. If this holiday break is a one-off trip, a single trip holiday insurance policy may be more apt than that of annual insurance. However, if you jet set on a regular basis, you may find that annual travel cover will save you a lot more money in the long run.

As well as the famed Grand Prix, Monte Carlo boasts a number of other must-see attractions. Many of the hotels house outdoor heated swimming pools and impressive spas, which are complemented by a large menu of spa treatments. One of the more prestigious treatments comes in the shape of the uplifting Pure Ener.g treatment, a 90-minute experience that begins with a footbath, followed by a full-body exfoliation using a series of re-mineralising salts. The finishing touch includes a lengthy massage and moisture wrap, which claims to leave the skin smooth and nourished – a perfect pre-tanning treat.

Monte Carlo city breaks invite guests to enter into a world of glamour and sophistication. It’s the perfect escape for those wishing to experience both fun and sun. Whether you choose to mix with royalty on the Palais Princier or live the fast life at the infamous racetrack, this stylish destination has it all. And for those wishing top try their luck at a hand of poker, Monte Carlo boasts one of the most famous casinos in the world.

Whilst there, embark on a tour of the Jardin Exotique – here you will find a number of acclaimed gardens, complete with over 6000 varieties of desert cacti and plants. The stunning views over the principality are however what make this trip worthwhile.

Café de Paris is one of more popular hotspots, located in the centre of the Casino Square. It is here that holidaymakers will find themselves sitting for hours on end, watching the world and the many expensive cars go by. After a coffee or two, take a stroll around the picturesque Princess Grace Rose Garden. This relaxing retreat boasts the ultimate in floral scents and peace and quiet.

Given that Monte Carlo boasts a large population, it goes without saying that there is a wide choice of gourmet dishes available. Many of the prestigious restaurants boast Michelin stars. However, there are a number of great-value restaurants in the Harbour and Old Town. Remember to book that all important travel insurance policy before you go away for that extra peace of mind on your travels.

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