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The Principality of Monaco, or Monaco, is located on the French Riviera by the west of Europe. Monaco is a sovereign city-state, and a microstate that is bordered by France on three sides, and the Mediterranean Sea on the other. Monaco’s official language is French, with Monégasque as the country’s national language. Other languages that are used include Italian and English, with the addition of languages from 125 varying countries.

What to see & do

Among the places of interest within Monaco include Prince’s Palace of Monaco, French Riviera, and Oceanographic Museum. Other stops include Monte Carlo Casino, Monaco-Ville, Monaco Grand Prix, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Larvotto Beach, Grimaldi Forum, and Napoleon Museum, among others. Prince’s Palace of Monaco is the official resident of the Prince of Monaco. Built as a Genoese fortress in 1191, it now serves as home to Prince Rainier’s son and successor, Prince Albert II. The palace state rooms are open to the public in the summer, with the palace courtyard serving as the setting for open air concerts provided by Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. French Riviera is the Mediterranean coastline by the southeastern corner of France, and Monaco. The coastline was among the first modern resorts areas, with its seaside resorts consisting of  Cap-d'Ail, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Antibes, Juan-les-Pins, Cannes, Saint-Raphaël, Fréjus, Sainte Maxime, and Saint-Tropez, to name a few. Oceanographic Museum, or Musée océanographique, is home to the Mediterranean Science Commission. It is a marine sciences museum located in Monaco-Ville, Monaco, inaugurated in 1910 by the country’s modernist reformer, Prince Albert I, and has celebrated its centenary in March of 2010.

How to get around

Most, if not all, of Monaco can be seen by bus and taxi, among others. The country has an urban bus service, which is operated by the Compagnie des Autobus Monaco, with its five bus routes labeled 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6, which has 143 stops. The bus stops have the bus number or numbers that stop by, along with a real-time display of waiting times. The stops have a name and a network map, with tickets to be purchased on-board. The buses also have a night service that functions from around 10:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. The taxis within Monaco cannot be hailed on the streets. Since the taxis won’t stop, the way to take them is via the two main taxi stands that open round-the-clock by the Avenue de Monte Carlo, as well as the railway station. When taking the cab, it is best to agree on a fee before riding, and to ensure that the taximeter is running.

How to get there

There are no airports within Monaco. When getting into the country, it is recommended to get in via Côte d'Azur Airport located in Nice, France. The airport is connected to the country via the Express 110 bus. Côte d'Azur Airport has flights to Dublin, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Algiers, Constantine, Lille, Paris, Bastia, Calvi, Rome, Vienna, Minsk, Bucharest, London, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Oslo, Tunis, and Stockholm via airlines that include, but are not limited to, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeroflot operated by Rossiya, Air Algérie, Air France, Air France operated by Air Corsica, Alitalia, Belavia, Blue Air, British Airways, British Airways operated by BA CityFlyer, EasyJet, Germanwings operated by Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, and Tunisair.

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