Another view to die for!
Just a short walk from Columbus Monaco, the hotel im staying, you can get to fisherman's pier where most people go there to do there fishing, im not in the mood of fishing that time though, but I was enjoying the view from the pier looking over the musee oceangraphic seating very grandly on the fontevielle hill .
WELCOME TO MONACO
Some general infos about Monaco
Monaco is located on the Mediterranean Sea, tucked into the Maritimes Alps, near toNice International Airport and the French and Italian Rivieras.
It has a population of about 32,000 people.
The Government is a constitutional monarchy led by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III
The official language is French, but English and Italian are widely spoken.
Some history of Monaco:
Prince Rainier III ascended to the throne in 1949 and later caught the world's attention with his marriage to Grace Kelly. Today, Monaco still stands as a proud monarchy with H.S.H. Rainier III as its head of state. In 1997, the Grimaldi family celebrated the 700th anniversary of its reign in Monaco.
"Monaco - ville, the Condamine, Monte Carlo, ..."
Monaco-Ville on the Rock, the old fortified town, with the Prince's Palace, the Cathedral and the Oceanographic Museum.
The Condamine is the second oldest area in Monaco. The name comes from the Middle Ages and means the cultivable land at the foot of a village or castle.
Monte-Carlo, created in 1866, named in honor of Prince Charles III, hosts an internationally famous Casino, luxury hotels and leisure facilities.
Fontvieille is the newest area of the Principality of Monaco and was created from land reclaimed from the sea. This man-made waterfront area features a harbor, stadium and sports complex, heliport, and a pollution-free industrial zone, as well as some shopping areas and the new Columbus Monaco hotel.