Shopping in Monaco

Monaco is as renowned for its boutique shops as it is for the superyacht-lined port and string of exclusive hotels. If you are looking for property to rent in Monaco, then you surely need to know where the best boutiques are.

So for our clients searching for that perfect Monaco apartment, we have put together a short guide to steer them towards the main shopping areas for a spot of retail therapy after signing on the dotted line. Continue reading

Monaco Celebrates Picasso

Pablo Picasso is arguably one of the most famous artists of all time who came to live and work on the Cote d’Azur from his native Spain as an adult.

Recognised alongside Henri Matisse and Marcel Duchamp as one of three artists who defined the major revolutionary developments in painting, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics in the beginning of the 20th century, Picasso’s talents are undisputed.

And any trip to the French Riviera, along the coast from our La Costa Properties Monaco office, offers up a multitude of possibilities to go and see Picasso’s work.

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The Magical Monaco Firework Festival

Without doubt one of the highlights of summer in Monaco is the magnificent fireworks displays which light up the night sky over the Principality every July and August.

The colourful displays are part of an annual international musical fireworks competition which has been held in Monaco for the last half a century.

On four separate evenings in July and August, the sky erupts into a multitude of illuminations set to music which blasts out from sound systems set up near Port Hercules, a stone’s throw from some of our most exclusive Monaco real estate for sale.

Crowds come from far and wide to look at the beautiful displays – although few get quite such a bird’s eye views as those watching from our selection of property for sale in Monaco. Continue reading

Best Beaches Near Monaco Real Estate

As the weather hots up in Monaco, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect summer pursuit of lying on a beach before diving into the Mediterranean Sea.

And believe it or not, the densely populated Principality of Monaco – more famed for its Casino, F1 circuit, and status as a tax-free haven than for its natural beauty spots – possesses some wonderful beaches.

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