Monaco is an exclusive place and Monaco holidays tour often cost an arm and a leg. That common concept aside, there are many events that do not even cost a bit. People can enjoy many things like music festivals and the summer firework festival entirely for free. There are a lot more fun filled free things to do in Monaco out of which the 7 of the best are stated below.
The Palais Princier that is popularly known as Prince’s Palace is a historically built palace in old Monaco-Ville. The palace gives magnificent panoramic views and every morning at noon, a guard ceremony is performed at the main entrance of the palace by the Carabiniers, who are in charge of Prince’s security and also pays the guard of honor. You will be mesmerized by the military band performance.
Marlborough Fine Arts Gallery
The entrance to the Marlborough Fine Arts Gallery is also free. The gallery is famous for keeping a wide range of art pieces. It has beautiful pieces by world popular artists like Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, Jules Brassai and many more. The gallery has many showrooms in various parts of the world and is a real pleasure for all art lovers.
The Monaco Cathedral is one of the popular cathedrals of the Roman Catholic Bishopric located in Monaco-Ville, Monaco. The huge grand cathedral was built in 1875, and dedicated to Saint Nicholas. Magnificent events are held here on some of the religious festivals.
La Condamine is one of the oldest districts in Monaco. This place is famous for its luxurious cruise ships and yachts which make this city worth a visit. You can take a stroll on the harbors for free which are beautifully decorated with many deluxe yachts and cruise ships along the waterfront in the marina. Just visit that district and enjoy landscaped areas and newly built modern buildings.
One of the best places to visit in Monaco is the Larvotto beach which is open for public and has a free entrance. It was artificially built by man, a long time ago and is still in a pretty good condition. It is beautifully protected and you can swim and relax on the beach and have loads of fun by observing people playing volleyball and watersports like flying on parachute, windsurf and jet ski.
Princess Grace Rose Garden
Princess Grace Rose Garden is a famous municipal park in the district of Fontvieille, Monaco. The park opens daily and has free entrance. The rose garden was created in 1984 and there are many sculptures in the park including the famous statue of Princess Grace of Monaco.
The Japanese garden
The Japanese Garden is a public park scattered over 7 hectares in the Larvotto ward of Monaco. The park opens daily and closes with sunset. The garden features beautiful waterfalls, gigantic mountains, and hills with a Zen garden for meditation.