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Vieux Monaco, Monaco-Ville

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With narrow, winding streets virtually unchanged since medieval times, Vieux Monaco, the city's Old Town, encompasses many of Monaco's most famous and historical attractions. Variously known as Le Rocher, the Rock, and originally Monoikos, the Old Town dates back to the 6th century, when it was colonized by the Phocaeans. Wander steep, quiet streets that are too narrow for modern vehicles, and take in the views from this vantage point above the sea. Containing Palais Princier, Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Oceanographic Museum, Chapelle de la Misericorde, and Fort Antoine Theatre, the Old Town offers a chance to explore the city's history within a setting of medieval beauty. Be sure to wear flat, comfortable shoes, as the streets are steep, and it's quite a climb. To visit Vieux Monaco and get the most from your holiday in Monaco-Ville, create itinerary details personal to you using our Monaco-Ville trip builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    When one goes to Monaco, is expected to see the beautiful, and it's very beautiful, many cities should take example on the doors care in urban design, architecture. The Palace from the top of the rock is jouxté by alleys and small tunnels that give the city a charm. Down below the marina, and the Riainier pool. Walk the walk of the Princess grace is a real pleasure. Nice had eight euros round-trip per person. It's a luxury at your fingertips. in
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  • August 15, 2017
    You have to see it to believe it. All the buildings are tall. I mean ALL! You keep looking up because you expect some buildings to be lower. Very limited physical space so they have to build up. And i...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The Principality has a tourist part which can be visited without going into museums, perfectly in one day, and will have made a visit to Monaco very economic. Overlooking the sea, the well-kept is everything, its streets, its gardens, cars and luxury yacht, shop windows, etc, are very significant, although personally I recommend add visits to the Oceanarium, the classic vehicles Museum and the Palace, and can make run us something short day.
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  • June 24, 2015
    Very nice. Small and cosy. Unassuming.

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