As you arrive at the Place du Casino, the sight of this masterpiece by the famous architect Charles Garnier will take your breath away.
Built in 1863, the Casino is designed around an atrium surrounded by 28 onyx columns. Behind lies the Salle Garnier, an Italian theatre decorated in red and gold and a veritable miniature replica of Paris' famous opera house, the Palais Garnier.
Every season, the most beautiful opera shows are staged here. Further on, the gaming rooms are marvellously decorated with stained glass windows, sculptures, and unique allegorical paintings. Tours of the casino last 35 to 40 minutes - Tel: +377 98 06 21 21 website: www.casinomontecarlo.com
Around the Place du Casino, window shop at the heart of the famous Cercle d'Or: jewellers, haute couture boutiques, antique dealers and more will help you to travel in great luxury.
Spend time exploring the Casino Gardens and Terraces with their magnificent flowerbeds and diverse species of plants, and enjoy a stroll along the sub-drenched terraces.