LEADING THE GOOD LIFE
Some places spell luxury and Monaco is one such address up the sleeves of the indulgent lot. Indian travelers find Monte Carlo (a distinctive spot) of much interest. The yacht shows in Monaco attract tourists from across the world where cutting-edge new showboats are showcased.
A yachting cruise vacation is a big draw if you like to soak up the sun and enjoy the luxurious hospitality. You can just take over the wheel or let a personal captain with crew extend their cruising services.
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œ Monte Carlo Casino and Opera House: Built in 1893 by Charles Garnier, the architect of the Paris Opera House, this spot has marble paved atrium, surrounded by 28 Ionic columns made of onyx. It gives access to the Opera Hall, which is entirely decorated in red and gold, with bas-reliefs and sculptures.
œ Prince ‘s Palace: Guardian of an ancient tradition, this Palace located in a unique setting upon the Rock of Monaco, was built on the site of a fortress erected by the Genoese in 1215. Today the splendor of this Palace can be admired by all, such as its Italian-style gallery and its 15th century frescoes and its Louis XVth Lounge.
œ Oceanographic Museum: With its international reputation for excellence, this museum is dedicated to marine science and oceanography. Its collections of marine fauna collected by Monaco ‘s pioneering Navigator Prince Prince Albert 1 are unique. After your yachting spree, unwind by indulging in the shows of Monaco. In fact, the clubbing culture is quite evident in this Principality. The choice is varied where you can go partying at a chic club and dance until dawn amidst the vibe around the Riviera. Chink glasses with new friends at live music venues and chitchat about your yachting experience. The casinos are famed for big bets that are placed and you can try your lady luck. Note: Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival is upcoming from Nov 16 till Dec 2, 2017.
Here, you can celebrate Monaco ‘s deep connection to music that has been shaped by 150 years of love, musical greats and legendary artistes. Plan your yachting vacation around the famed jazz fest.