Places in Monaco

Monaco Shopping and nightlife

Shopping in Monaco

Monégasque products include perfume, chocolates, ceramics, clothing, hosiery, shoes, books, jewellery and embroidery. Handcrafted items are sold at Boutique du Rocher, a charity of the late Princess Grâce de Monaco. Monégasque stamps are highly prized by collectors.

Shopping hours

Mon-Sat 0900-1230 and 1500-1830.

Nightlife in Monaco

Monaco is not a particularly vibrant place for night owls. Restaurants shut quite early in comparison to European capitals and there are only a few night clubs, all housed in the city's James Bond-esque casinos. Jimmy Z's, located in the Sporting Club is a Monte Carlo establishment, where rich young things flock to the dance floor in designer heels. The world-famous Monte Carlo Casino is another grand complex worth visiting, if not for a drink and dance, then just to look at. Casinos put on nightly shows, cabarets and the like - all thoroughly entertaining, if a tad OTT.

Edited by Jane Duru
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