Family itinerary

Begin your day by touching a starfish or stroking a baby Mediterranean shark at the Oceanographic Museum. After a spot of lunch in the streets of the old town, come and admire the famous Prince’s Palace. As you stroll down from the Rock of Monaco, pass by the Zoological Gardens, a treat for young and old alike. Finally, end the day on the terraces of the Honoré II promenade.
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Built on the side of Monaco’s legendary Rocher, the Oceanographic Museum founded by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco’s great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I has been watching over the oceans for more than a century. The Museum is renowned throughout the world for its expertise and has more than 6,000 specimens on display. 

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Bus routes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville

Avenue Saint-Martin
The Changing of the Guard
Every day at 11.55 am, a changing of the guard ceremony takes place on the Palace Square, a solemn military ritual performed with perfect coordination.

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Bus routes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville

Place du Palais
Old Town
The historic district of the Principality, home to its main institutions, is easily identifiable by its impressive fortress overlooking the city from atop its Rock, and the colourful residential houses like a Mediterranean-style Notting Hill. Fall under the spell of Monaco’s Old Town.


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Bus routes 1, 2 Monaco-Ville
Rainier III Zoological Gardens

Located on the southern flank of the Rock of Monaco, the Rainier III Zoological Gardens were established in 1954 by Prince Rainier III. 

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45 min.

Bus routes 3, 4, 6 Fontvieille C. Commercial

Les Terrasses de Fontvieille
Honoré II Promenade
Come and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, a refreshing cold drink or a cake in one of the cafes along the promenade.  

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