Monaco

LOCAL TIME:
GMT+1
LANGUAGE:
EnglishFrenchItalian
FLIGHT TIME FROM UK:
2 to 3 Hrs
CURRENCY:
EUR

Monaco is a small country located on the French Riviera, bordered by France on three sides and the Mediterranean Sea to the south. The capital city is Monaco-Ville.

The official language of Monaco is French, although Italian and English are also widely spoken.

The currency of Monaco is the euro (EUR).

The flight time from the UK to Monaco will depend on the specific departure and arrival cities, as well as the airline and route chosen. A typical journey may take around 2-3 hours with a stopover in Paris or another European city.

Monaco is in the Central European Time (CET) zone, which is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1).

The main airport in Monaco is the Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, located in Nice, France, which is approximately 22 kilometers from Monaco. The address of the airport is Rue Costes et Bellonte, 06206 Nice, France.

Top Local Attractions

Monte-Carlo Casino

One of the most iconic landmarks in Monaco, the Monte-Carlo Casino is known for its luxurious architecture, exquisite interiors, and high-stakes gambling. Even if you don't gamble, the casino is worth a visit to appreciate its grandeur and to enjoy the surrounding gardens and fountains.

The Prince's Palace

The Prince's Palace is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco and has been since the 13th century. Visitors can tour the palace and admire its stunning architecture and lavish interiors. Additionally, visitors can witness the changing of the guard ceremony that takes place every day at 11:55 am.

Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Located in Monaco-Ville, the Oceanographic Museum is one of the oldest and most impressive aquariums in the world. The museum showcases various marine life, including sharks, sea turtles, and colorful fish. The museum also has exhibits on oceanography, marine biology, and scientific research.
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