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Medieval village of Eze: Phoenicians of the French Riviera

Eze

Today’s “Monaco Neighbour” is the medieval village of Eze, perched in the mountains between Nice and Monaco. Like a phoenix nest, it rises 427 meters above the peninsula of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. This very mythical bird is depicted on the coat of arms of Eze along with the saying “Isis Moriendo Renascor” which means, “When dying, I am reborn”. This place is …

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Monaco’s Marvellous Walks: Chemin de Nietzsche

Chemin de Nietzsche

Undeniably, the hills and coastal areas surrounding Monaco are some of the most beautiful places in the world; they each have their own unique charm that is worth discovering. One of the best ways to explore some of these areas is walking and HelloMonaco continues its series on Monaco’s most marvellous walks, taking you on a journey through the coastal …

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Monaco’s Marvellous Walks: Promenade Le Corbusier

Promenade Le Corbusier

HelloMonaco continues its series on Monaco’s most marvellous walks, taking you on a journey through the coastal as well as hilltop walks of the region, revealing the best ways to get there, beautiful things to see and telling interesting curiosities about the area. One of the best spring and summertime walks to go on is the Promenade le Corbusier. Promenade …

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Grasse perfumery: rare jasmine and catherine medici’s fragrant gloves

Grasse

In this article, we introduce the town of Grasse which is also known by many as the capital of perfume. What comes first to your mind when the town of Grasse is mentioned? You may know that this place is often classed as a world capital of perfumes. Grasse and its surrounding area boasts 30 large perfume factories which produce …

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Beausoleil: Upper Monte-Carlo

Beausoleil

In this article, you will learn more about the history of Beausoleil and its relationship to Monaco. The border between France and Monaco is quite tricky to find. Like a thread, it is intertwined with the French commune of Beausoleil and the Principality. Shop signs and facades are often the only indicators of where you are. The population of Beausoleil is mostly …

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