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Renting a Holiday Villa in Monaco

Apr 4, 2008
Monaco is home to some of the best holiday homes in the world. It sits on the Mediterranean coast and is an enchanting mixture of natural beauty, artificial glamour, and clear blue sea. It is regarded as the travel destination in Europe with some of the most glamorous holiday villas nestled in the mountain side running down into Monte Carlo.

The climate in Monaco is generally mild, with plenty of sunshine. Sun lovers flock to this small principality in the summer months when it is hot with long hours of sunshine. It is an extremely popular family holiday destination offering a great selection of holiday homes. Some families on vacation choose to stay in a holiday villa with a swimming pool. Many of these holiday villas have tremendous views down onto the Mediterranean coast.

The Monaco Grand Prix takes place in May and many holiday makers flock to Monaco and stay in self catering apartments. They are then able to truly sample the occasion as many of their balconies actually look out over the Grand Prix course.

Many couples come to Monaco on romantic holidays and breaks. They may stay in one of Mote Carlo's self catering apartments or one of the many holiday cottages and farmhouses that nestle into the picturesque mountain sides overlooking the harbor. They use this self catering accommodation as a base to explore the local night life and some gamble in the world famous casinos.

Monaco is located on the beautiful Cote d'Azur and Monte Carlo lies in the centre of this small but beautiful principality of Monaco. It only covers about two square kilometers and the principality nestles into France. Many of the world jet set choose to holiday in Monaco.

The main tourist attraction in Monaco is its Casino and people come here on vacation from all over the world just to say that they have gambled here. You do not have to spend a fortune to stay in Monaco as there are a good selection of self catering holiday apartments for rent direct from their owners.

The Palace is in Monaco-Ville, the old fortified capital, and when here tourists can pay to see the State Apartments, and the Throne Room. Monaco-Ville is also the home to the world famous Oceanographic Museum, with its must see aquarium. Lovers of art come to Monaco on vacation and visit the Musee de la Chapelle de la Visitation, where the collection includes works by Rubens and Vermeer.

One of the best things about staying in a holiday villa or self catering cottage in Monaco is sampling the local food and nightlife. Some of the best areas for eating out in Monaco are Monaco-Ville and the harbour quarter, La Condamine. The food here is truly world class and is influenced by a combination of French and Italian cusine.

Monte Carlo nightlife is mostly glitzy and expensive. By staying in self catering apartments helps bring down the cost of a holiday to Monaco. It is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world with some of the best holiday villas available for rental.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rentals websites. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday villas in Monaco
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