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Monaco is a microstate in Western Europe along the French Riviera. It is bordered by France on three sides and the Mediterranean Sea on the remaining side. It is 0.78 sq mi large, making it the second smallest sovereign state in the world behind the Vatican.
The cities are beautiful, filled with concrete and glass buildings. Le Rocher, where the royal palace is situated, is different. It has the appearance of a small town, far away from the urbanization in the city. The country may be most famous for the Formula 1 Grand Prix. So, if you are visiting during May when the race is held, be sure to get tickets.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Monaco. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Monaco: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
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A visa is not required for stays under 90 days in Monaco. Travelers must show proof of funds for the duration of their stay, as well as a return airline ticket.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Monaco has a mild climate. The hottest months are July and August, with temperatures in the 80’s. The coldest months are January and February when it’s in the 50’s. Most of the rain occurs during the winter, though there are only an average of 60 days with rain each year. This means that travelers can enjoy light clothing and don’t have to worry as much about cold weather.
Monaco is a very safe country. Counterfeit Euro notes are in circulation, so be sure that the notes you receive are genuine.
Petty crime, such as pick-pocketing and bag-snatching, is uncommon, but does occur. Travelers should avoid carrying unnecessary valuables with them. Avoid leaving their possessions unattended. All travelers should exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings while traveling.
The Monaco Grand Prix is a Formula One motor race held each year in May. The race has taken place since 1929 and is considered one of the most prestigious motor races in the world. Drivers race through a narrow course in the streets of Monaco. It is one of the most dangerous and demanding tracks in Formula One.
During the time of the race, the entire country prepares to lavish their visitors. Travelers can book a suite, overlooking a gorgeous view or an extravagant yacht tour. Visitors can also book a VIP terrace to view the race. Terraces will allow visitors to get an unparalleled view of the cars racing by at tops speed. This is an amazing chance to see one of the most anticipated races each year and meet individuals who travel from around the globe.
While Monaco is a premier destination, it’s important to make sure you have what you need for your trip.
When traveling it is very helpful to find out exactly where the U.S. embassy or consulates are located. Keep the address written down in case you have a legal problem, you lose your passport, or you want to report a crime. Be sure to keep a copy of your passport with you in case you lose the original.
While Monaco does not have a U.S. embassy, it is served by the French embassy:
U.S. Embassy Paris
2 avenue Gabriel
Phone:  (1)43122222
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