by findingDulcinea Staff
Located along the French Riviera, bounded by France on the north and Mediterranean Sea on the south, the Principality of Monaco has a reputation based on wealth—making money, spending it, and living the high life. Some of the world's most expensive and most luxurious yachts are moored in Monaco’s sparkling harbor. The world’s most densely populated country has a rich history; learn all about it here.
For a collection of stunning photos visit Lonely Planet’s Guide to Monaco.
Read about the second anniversary of Prince Albert’s investiture or catch up on local news on the Web site of the Monaco Revue.
American actress Grace Kelly fulfilled every girl’s fantasy when she married Monaco’s Prince Rainier. Read the BBC article that discusses the couple’s 1956 nuptials. Don’t miss the video footage of the royal wedding.
Times of an American Princess focuses on the farce behind Kelly's fairy-tale wedding to Monaco's Prince Rainier. Read the book to learn more about Princess Grace’s $2 million dollar dowry and the couple’s notorious infidelities.
Take a virtual tour to learn all about the opulent history of the Prince’s Palace of Monaco.
Journalist Peter Kurth writes an article discussing the Grimaldi family’s need for marriage and domestic tranquility after years of bad press, bad luck, and illegitimate children.