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The last time I was close to Monte Carlo was on a cruise in the Mediterranean, I should have gone then as it was a quick 15 minute train ride as opposed to a 2+ hour car ride from Aix. I just couldn't be that close again and pass up the opportunity so we hopped on the tollroad (ouch!) and made our way to Monaco. The weather wasn't really cooperating for the views, there were some low clouds and some fog but on the other hand at least it wasn't scorchingly hot for the climb up and down the streets as we wandered around
Monaco is known as the rich people's playground, every other car that passed us was some luxury brand, parade of Masseratis, Porsches, Bentleys, Lambourghinis, Merecedes and BMWs. I was a little surprised that they let us into the casino as we weren't well dressed, maybe they don't enforce dress codes until the evening? And the people we saw at the tables were hardly James Bond although we weren't able to go into the private rooms
With the exception of the British monarchy, I'm guessing that the Grimaldi family is the best known royal family of... more travel advice
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