Monaco has traditionally been a destination that automatically conjures fabulous entertainment, gastronomic experiences and good old fashion glamour. However, it is also a city that has a multitude of child-friendly activities and experiences for the whole family to enjoy.
Check out some of the below things to do in Monaco this summer with your children, Mum’s and Dad’s may even be able to sneak away for a cocktail or two especially with some of the babysitting facilities in place. Here are 6 fun things to do as a family in Monaco.
Experience the Suite Family Life at the Hotel Metropole
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A family suite like no other, expect the red-carpet treatment at the Hotel Metropole for kids and parents alike. A two-bedroom and two-bathroom space, parents can expect privacy while the children luxuriate in their own room designed by Sabrina Monte Carlo, a Monegasque interior designer who specialises in luxury children’s bedrooms.
Little ones will sleep blissfully in handcrafted cradles and beds, and be pampered by personalised bathroom amenities. Kids will also enter into a world of pirates and mermaids at the exclusive K Club, where a myriad of adventures await.
Kids will also learn the value of giving back to the environment this summer, as every room reservation at the Hotel Metropole allows one to sponsor a tree and participate in the reforestation of the Amazon.
Explore the Polar Ice Caps at the Oceanographic Museum
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Daydreamers and animal lovers will excite at the Oceanographic Museum’s latest exhibition, the Polar Mission. Take a journey deep into the Artic with a grand 360-degree experience filled with the latest technology for the ultimate immersive experience, almost as though you are walking in the footsteps of Artic explorers.
Discover the land and culture of the Inuit tribe, journey through climate change and its impact within the boundless ice landscape, spend company with the entire animal kingdom that stretches from the North to the South Pole, and learn about how global warming impacts its environment, biodiversity and the human population.
Take Visual Refuge at the Prince’s Rare Car Collection
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Little boys and girls who love the thrill and speed of cars, or for those who simply love to collect car models, will marvel at the unbelievable car collection within the Terrasses de Fontvieille.
Boasting an illustrious collection of vehicles within a 5000 square metre space, this private collection of Prince Albert II and Prince Rainier’s feature historical cars from the turn of the century, 50s to 60’s classics including Cadillacs, and cars from the Millenia age such as F1 Ferraris from the Grand Prix. Expect to see one a of kind cars designed by Rolls Royce, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Maserati, and many more.
Learn to be a Magician at Monte Carlo Bay
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Brand new to Monte Carlo Bay, kids and adults will have the opportunity to participate in a bespoke magic workshop from magician Siméon Wolfgang. Not only will one learn the tricks of the trade of ‘magic’, but all the elements that goes into making a magic show successful.
Learn how to introduce music, drama, costumes and storytelling within your magic act and take your performance to the next level. A great activity for those that want to channel their inner David Copperfield, or who love to be front and centre stage!
The Very Important Kids Club at Hotel Hermitage
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This summer, treat the kids to an unforgettable experience at the Hotel Hermitage. Partnering with Maison Bonpoint, both entities have created a dream childhood experience for your little ones to enjoy hence their V.I.K. programme which stands for Very Important Kids!
Spoil your child with a day of activities, arts and crafts, and outdoor fun. Children have access to the heavenly indoor heated pool at Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo or to the (private) Monte Carlo Beach (which features a popular Marmorata Kids Club) and all kids will be pampered with a Bonpoint range of bath care products and more within arrival to the room.
This entire programme runs from 1 July until the end of August. Extra perks? Parents with young infants can request for baby equipment free of charge, such as baby chairs, bottle warmer, potty, toilet training seat, baby bath seat and bed, and table corner protectors, just to name a few.
Indulge in Sand and Water Play At Many of Monaco’s Beaches
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What’s a classic summer without at day at the beach, and Monaco has a few beach areas to explore! Visit the recently redesigned Larvotto Beach, for a fun day in the sun which have plenty of water sport activities on site.
Take a dip in the ocean, or simply sunbathe under the golden rays of the Cote D’ Azur. There are protective nets within certain zones so it’s safe for little ones to swim without being stung by any sea creatures.
Take a visit to Le Neptune nearby for a delicious beachside lunch, and end the day on a sweet note with ice cream at the famous Glacier Mullot ice cream parlour.
This is a media release distributed by the Promotion Bureau of the Principality of Monaco.
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