Places to Visit in Monaco & Beyond: Our Top Sightseeing Tips

Places to Visit in Monaco & Beyond: Our Top Sightseeing Tips

With so many places to visit in Monaco and its neighbouring towns, your weekend at the Grand Prix doesn’t need to be all fast cars, big yachts and overflowing Champagne – although of course that can be arranged as part of our Monaco Grand Prix luxury packages. We believe you can combine the glitz and glam of the Grand Prix with exploring a few hidden gems on the Cote d’Azur. Here are our top 5 places to visit in Monaco and beyond that you really won’t want to miss!   Villefranche Whilst staying on the French Riviera there is no place better to visit than Villefranche-Sur-Mer. Located between Nice and Monaco this idyllic seaside village still retains its old charm. This little fishing port is the perfect place to spend a day. Spend the morning venturing through the narrow cobbled lanes and explore the old citadel that now houses a number of museums and exhibitions and then enjoy the afternoon on the beautiful beach, swimming in the turquoise sea. After enjoying a relaxing day, you can watch the sun go down in one of the seafront restaurants whilst sampling the catch of the day.   Nice During a Monaco Grand Prix weekend, the majority of people choose to stay in Nice and travel to Monaco on the train, a mere 25 minutes along the coast. Nice is a fantastic city full of open-air restaurants and cafés, boutique shops and, of course, the famous Promenade des Anglais. There is truly something for everyone. One of the main focal points in Nice is the Old Town, set just behind the Flower Market....