Sightseeing route in Monaco

Monaco

【Country description】

This is the second smallest country in the world. It is famous as the country for the rich. There are 6 areas and, in particular, the Monte-Carlo area where the famous casino is located and the Monaco-ville area where the traditional area exists are popular for the visit. In addition, we find the course of the F1 Grand Prix which takes place every year in the city.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 7 h

【Budget】

 21 euros ~※It depends on the season

【Fatigue】

 ★★★★★

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Monaco station

Gare de Monaco

★As the station is underground, it is necessary to walk for 10 minutes to go out.



②St-Devote Square

Place St-Devote

You arrive at this exit.

★When you arrive, there is a harbor in front of the exit. Turn left and go to Ostende Avenue. When you finish walking this road, you’ll find a park on the right hand. Before visit there, you visit the Tourist information center. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



③Tourist information center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

④Small Africa Garden

Jardins de la Petite Afrique

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go down the park.



⑤Monte-Carlo Casino

Casino de Monte-Carlo

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to Spélugues Avenue from the Casino Square. Go down the street which is used for the F1 Grand Prix in Monaco. When you find the sea, walk beside the sea. It takes 15 minutes by walk.



⑥Japanese Garden in Monaco

Jardin Japonais de Monaco

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Return to the African Garden with the same route and go to Grande Bretagne Avenue behind a shopping center. You find stairs on the left hand on the street. Go up the stairs or use an elevator. It takes 20 minutes.



⑦Saint-Charles Church

Église Saint-Charles

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm

Close: No

★Go to Moulins Boulevard in front of the church. As you return to the Tourist information center, go back to the harbor with the same route. Then, go to J.F. Kennedy Avenue. It takes 25 minutes by walk.



⑧Boat Terminal

Le Bateau Bus

Time required: 10 min / Admission fee: 2 euros

Opening hour: the ferry leaves at 00, 20 and 40 minutes in each hour / 8 am – 7 pm

Close: No

★You go from Monte-Carlo area to Monaco-Ville area with the boat. When you arrive at the shore, you don’t go to the harbor. But go to the sea side. When you cross the street above the tunnel, there is stairs. It takes 15 minutes.



⑨Stairs

Go up from there.

⑩You arrive at this point.

★When you arrive at the top, turn left to go to the city. As there are restaurants and shops, you should have a break here. Go straight on the street and turn left to go to Emile de Loth St when you arrive at a square. Turn right at the first crossroad. It takes 20 minutes.



⑪Monaco Cathedral

Cathédrale de Monaco

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 h 30 am – 7 pm (until 6 pm in winter)

Close: No

★Go to Saint-Martin Avenue in front of the cathedral. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



⑫Ocean Geographic Museum

Musée océanographique

Time required: 90 min / Admission fee: 11 euros in winter / 14 euros in spring / 16 euros in summer

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm – (9 h 30 am – 9 pm in summer)

Close: 12/25

★Enter into the exotic garden from the parking of the museum. Go straight in the garden. It takes 15 minutes.



⑬Palace for the Monaco Prince

Le Palais des Princes de Monaco

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 8 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm between April and October (until 7 pm in July and August)

Close: during some events like Grand Prix

★Go down from the hill with Major Path from the palace. Then, go to Grimaldi St and turn right for Princesse Caroline St. go to the street by the dead end and turn left beside the harbor. When you arrive the gate of the station, go back to the station. It takes 30 minutes.



【Goal】

Monaco station

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