Monaco info

Monaco is a fairytale independent principality occupying the choicest coastline along the French Riviera. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present-day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling family, the Grimaldis, secured control in the late 13th century and soon Monaco became the second-smallest independent state in the world (after the Vatican).

Monaco, and its capital Monte Carlo, is a symbol of glamour. The Casino is at the heart of the action - Monégasques do not pay taxes as nearly all their country's revenue comes from tourism and gambling!


Regions in Monaco

This coastline was one of the first resort areas in the world. It began as a winter health resort for ailing British tourists at the end of the 18th c... READ MORE

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