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
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.
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.
Discover the old town through the narrow alleyways from the middle ages which lead to the picturesque Place Saint Nicolas and Placette Bosio, the Chapel of Mercy, Palais de Justice and the Cathedral, a Roman-Byzantine style building built in 1875.
Located on the southern flank of the Rocher, the Zoological Gardens were
established in 1954 by Prince Rainier III. Zoological Gardens will be closed for renovation until January 17th
Lignes 3, 4, 6
Fontvieille C. Commercial
Les Terrasses de Fontvieille
and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, a refreshing cold drink or a cake in one of
the cafes along the promenade.