15 Best Things to Do in Côte d’Azur (France)

2. Monaco

Place du Casino

This ultra-wealthy principality in France’s far south-eastern corner is tiny, but Monaco’s cultural impact is impossible to measure.

Scenes like the Place du Casino, the geometric mosaic of sandy apartment blocks from the Marina and the Palais des Princes are familiar to all.

They conjure memories of the Jet Set, Princess Grace and decades of the mythic Grand Prix.

Another personality forever associated with Monaco is the maritime explorer Jacques Cousteau, director of the cliff-side Oceanographic Museum for more than thirty years up to 1987.

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