20 reasons to visit Monaco

The Principality of Monaco measures just two square kilometres, but it sure puts on a show.

1 SEE THE PRINCE’S PALACE

A fairy-tale principality wouldn’t be complete without a palace, a resident prince and princess, and a bit of historical argy-bargy. Built in 1191, the palace has been home to the Grimaldi family since 1297, when Francois Grimaldi disguised himself as a monk, seized the fortress and saved the day. Today, the State Apartments of Prince Albert II’s lavish abode are open for daily tours (April to October), while during summer concerts are held in the courtyard.

2 DO THE OCEANOGRAPHIC MUSEUM

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