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Monaco’s Larvotto Beach and its restaurants

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Where do residents and visitors of Monaco spend their days from the end of May to the beginning of October? Weekends are traditionally beach days and many choose the Principality’s main beach, Larvotto. You can spend your time with friends and family here or go for a quick swim on a lunch break. If you prefer a comfortable stay at …

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Summer 2016: best beaches of Monaco and Cote d’Azur

Beaches of Monaco

Situated between Italy and France on the Cote d’Azur, the Principality of Monaco enjoys more than 300 sunny days a year. Great climate, a variety of flora and fauna, and friendly smiling people are among its major attractions. From the deep blue of the Mediterranean to the beautiful white canyons, Monaco never fails to amaze. The Côte d’Azur is famous …

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Rainer III Swimming Pool in the port Hercules

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A municipal swimming pool Rainier III is located right in the center of the main port in Monaco, which is where your kids are likely to be happy to go for a swim, unless they do not make it there because of the numerous amusements rides on the way, which are open every summer after the Formula 1 facilities are …

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The place in the sun: a beach time in Larvotto, Monaco

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Many tourists associate the Principality exclusively with its nightlife, with the Casino, or just as well with the high-heel shopping races in the local boutiques. Nevertheless, the locals consider Larvotto Beach and its numerous restaurants to be a real magnet attracting residents and tourists for the better half of the year – from the end of April to October. Do …

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The highly subjective rating of Larvotto beach restaurants

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In my personal, and hence a very biased rating, La Note Bleue holds the first place among all eating & sun-bathing places at Monaco’s main and only Larvotto beach area. This place is equally good for a weekend in high season, or a stop by on a fresh rainy night when my son plays rugby around the corner, and only …

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The beaches in the vicinity: Mala in Cap d’Ail, Paloma Beach in Cap-Ferrat

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If you get tired of going to the beaches in Monaco, and you happen to have a car, take your time to look around the close vicinity. Theoretically, one can walk to the beaches of Cap d’Ail – from the Fontvieille quarter (you can get there by buses number five or six, and get off the bus stop Stade Louis …

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