Grace Kelly taking to the wheel.
I was named after Princess Grace and a visit to pay homage to a beautiful lady I’ve followed all my life.
Undoubtedly a yachting community exists in this fabulous city with the cruise ships a little further out in the harbour.
Cars of the elite being captured by the Paparazzi at the Casino. 10 Euro entry whether or not you part with any money to play.
The famous hair-pin bend in front of the Fairmont Hotel which also includes the salubrious Japanese Restaurant Nobu.
Sea-view rooms at The Fairmont have a dreamy blue theme …
And when you look out from the balcony, that’s exactly what you see – calmness and serenity.
Garden-view rooms have a crisp gold and blue trim to compliment clean white furnishings.
Plenty of space for entertaining and functions.
Couldn’t wait to slide into this pool.
A photo trail of Princess Grace showcasing her daily life can be followed around the main tourist precinct.
A classic fun park for the kids in the middle of Monte Carlo.
A stylised replica of the great outdoors, with its mountain, hill, waterfall, beach and brook, this surprising 7000 m2 park is an authentic work of art created by respecting the strictest principles of the Zen concept of compactness. It’s located on the Avenue Princess Grace.
Walking around enjoying Monaco Ville and surrounds.
Changing of the Guard 12:00 noon every day at the Palace.
Monaco Cathedral is near the Palace.
Princess Grace – laid to rest within the Cathedral.
And to end off on a sweet note and one for trivia buffs, Monte Carlo took its name from the famous European city – Monte Carlo as it’s one of Australia’s Arnott’s most famous cream biscuits. Created in 1926, it features two home-style honey and coconut biscuits and a layer of rich raspberry flavoured cream filling. A favourite of mine growing up.