Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Squeezing in a quick visit to Monaco

Jump to last reply

We are readying for our 2 1/2 trip to Northern Italy later this month. One of our friends would very much like to see Monaco. He hopes to see the great yachts, the Casino and perhaps the Palace area and maybe a meal. We are struggling with our accommodations as $ are tight and are trying to save where we can while still getting him to a quick vistit.

We have planned to leave our car in Genova and take the train, connecting in Ventimiglia set to arrive in Monaco at the train station at 8:10 pm. Our return train leaves to return at 2:19 pm the following day, leaving us just a quick morning to sightsee. We had booked something up the hill in Beausoleil but as it turns out has a sofabed instead of a real bed and we are not to thrilled with that idea. I have found the Novotel has a prepaid rate of $277 to offer. It's proximity to town makes me feel like it is the wise choice evn though it is about $100 more than either couple would like to spend. The Ambassador is sold out. Is it feasible to extend our search to maybe Nice to save some money? I am worried that the taxi rides to and for will just eat up what we have saved as well as cut into our limited time.

Thanks for any thoughts to help us decide...

13 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Croatia Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 24, 14 at 05:34 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Buses in Amalfi coast town areas
  2. 2 Frecciabianca Seat Selection, please help.
  3. 3 Trip Report Savoring Sicily - A Trip Report
  4. 4 Luggage on train from Waterloo to Southampton
  5. 5 Swiss Pass - Purchase Online or in-Person
  6. 6 Help me plan Greece portion of anniversary trip
  7. 7 Cell phones in Ireland
  8. 8 Mephisto Shoes in Paris
  9. 9 Turin: Have you used the Torino+Piemonte card?
  10. 10 Carry on luggage only with a family travelling to Europe?
  11. 11 Touring Dover Castle
  12. 12 Apartment rental suggestions in Florence and Rome
  13. 13 Trip Report Madrid and London
  14. 14 Riverboat Moscow to St. Petersburg
  15. 15 Ireland: Need help deciding about maps and SIM card
  16. 16 50 and Fabulous in 2015---need help planning my trip to Amalfi, FINALLY
  17. 17 7 Nights in Paris
  18. 18 Restaurants with good food + great view: Chianti & Val d'orcia
  19. 19 What is the LEAST expensive way to see the interior of Opera Garnier?
  20. 20 Day trips from Varenna, Lake Como
  21. 21 non-touristy in Umbria or Tuscany?
  22. 22 3 weeks in Europe
  23. 23 Trip Report Our Spain Adventure -- Cordoba, Seville, Granada and Barcelona! (Part One)
  24. 24 What can we do with 4 hours in Paris layover
  25. 25 Venice to Dolomites then Tuscany? Need itinerary advice
View next 25 » Back to the top