Tucked into the Maritime Alps, hard on the Mediterranean, this tiny principality between the French and Italian Rivieras covers not quite a square mile of territory. • But oh, what territory! • The world-famous Monte Carlo Casino, the Princeís Palace, and the Salle Garnier opera house merely top the list of must-see attractions. • Then, of course, thereís the incomparable people-watching. • The World Music Awards, the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix, and the Monaco Yacht Show just begin to suggest the extent of the glittering gatherings on Monacoís overflowing social calendar.
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