Hercules Port Hercules Port is a natural bay at the foot of the ancestral rock of the princes of Monaco. It is one of the few, if not the only deep-water port of the French Riviera. It was used as a trading port by the Greeks and Romans but had the disadvantage of being poorly sheltered from the easterly winds.
The Fairmont Monte Carlo is 45 minutes from the Nice International Airport. Take the A8 motorway in the direction Monaco - Vintimille. Then take exit no. 56 Roquebrune - Monaco. Continue in the direction Cap d'Ail then into Monaco, following the signs for Monaco's harbour.
About Monaco (Monte Carlo) Arriving by ship into the Monte Carlo harbor is an amazing experience. If your docking time is before dawn, you'll see the lights of the principality twinkling throughout.
The hotel facilities include a restaurant overlooking Monte Carlo Marina, lobby bar, library, winter garden for tea service, wine cellars, elevator, fitness center, steam bath, sauna, 24 hour valet parking (extra charge), room service, 24-hour reception.
The Monte-Carlo Casino is an integral part of Monaco’s past and present and shouldn’t be missed on your visit to the principality. Culture Trip’s guide to this famous landmark provides you with everything you need to know, from a little history to some handy visiting tips.
Along the marina, steps away from the brand new Yacht Club, the Casino and the shopping galleries, the Port Palace is a sublime place. Upstairs all the rooms and suites reveal an astonishing view above the sea, the port and its major events.
Monaco is a principality in the south of France and home to the rich and famous. Sometimes referred to as Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo is actually a region in Monaco and the name of the main casino.
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