In the heart of the city-state is the famous Cercle d’Or where all the elegant shops are located, filled with luxury goods and prestigious brands. Then there are the alleys of the old town where street merchants display typical souvenirs, and the galleries of the Métropole shopping centre, the Allées Lumières, or the Fontvielle Shopping Centre, with their window displays showcasing ready-to-wear, decorations, leather goods and gifts… you can find everything your heart desires in the Principality!
While it is particularly enjoyable to do one’s shopping on foot in the Principality, don’t forget that there are dozens of car parks all over the city.
Discover Monte-Carlo Resort stores and boutiques : Monte-Carlo SBM store at the Place du Casino, Café de Paris and Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort drugstores and the Thermes Marins Monte-Carlo boutique. Come discover a new place to shop in the heart of the Monte-Carlo SBM resort: “La Boutique” in the Sporting d’Hiver gallery. “La Boutique” proposes a large range of products specially created for Monte-Carlo SBM, such as sets of genuine chips from the Casino de Monte-Carlo, paintings made from archive photos and speedboat models.
The boutiques in the Cercle d’Or and the Galerie des Allées Lumières display the most prestigious brands and offer the latest collections from couturiers such as Hermès, Céline, Christian Dior, Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Chanel & Prada. Place du Casino and adjacent streets form a prestigious showcase for jewellers: Cartier, Van Cleef Arpels, Bulgari, Piaget and others, and for art lovers well-known names in antiques and home interiors include Fersen, Adriano Ribolzi, Gismondi Pastor and many more.
In the town centre, on Boulevard des Moulins, Boulevard d’Italie or along Avenue Princesse Grace and the Larvotto beaches, boutiques offering ready-to-wear and home decor, as well as many bars, restaurants and tea-rooms all await your visit.
Facing the Casino Gardens, the Métropole Shopping Centerwith its 80 boutiques and marble floors welcomes you beneath a magnificent period chandelier.
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The shopping area known as La Condamine is the most diversified in the Principality; with 200 boutiques in a typical neighbourhood around the traditional market, Port Hercule, Rue Grimaldi, Rue Millo and Rue Terrazzani are favourite addresses for shops of all kinds. In the area around the pedestrianised Rue Princesse Caroline, you can do your shopping in peace and quiet.
While exploring the Old Town and its rich heritage up on the Rock, you will come across boutiques where you can buy a modest or more impressive souvenir of your stay in Monaco. Facing the Prince’s Palace, near the Cathedral and museums, many picturesque and inviting restaurants serve a typical Monegasque cuisine.
The Shopping Centre in Fontvieille combines elegance with practicality and a wide array of products; in fact, with its large car park and 36 shops selling hi-fi, records, furniture, clothes and shoes, and with a variety of places to eat, you will find all you need around the Carrefour hypermarket and a McDonalds.