It's an unexpected treat, at once a scientific research centre, an entertainment and an education.
Monaco is dripping with wealth but for the casual observer a simpler value can be found in its spectacular setting.
It has long been one of the Mediterranean's ultimate glamour symbols, but beyond the riches there was murder and mayhem.
A guided coach tour is a great way to experience the delights of a trip from Paris to Monaco and back.
If you don't like this hotel, you're impossible to please.
The grand prix is far from the only race in town.
Monte Carlo is the most glamorous district in tiddly, glamorous Monaco.
If it's an indulgence you're after, opportunity abounds in this luxurious principality.