Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo
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- Airport Transportation
- Minbar in room
- TV Channel One Russia
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
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... lit up at night is a sight to behold. We were pretty bushed and didn't head back into town to go to the Casino. We opted for a show of Beatle songs onboard and the hit of the show was the song, "When I'm 64." People were calling out, "How about 74?" It definitely was a song from the past that we had no idea we'd be relating to on a cruise ship so MANY years later!
Toulon tomorrow--we've been waiting for Toulon!
Casual breakfast in a beach-side café on the Baia du Soleil near Menton
Our visit to Menton did not disappoint - lovely town glowing in the warm sunshine. Today our focus was Jean Cocteau - first the Bastion Museum created by Cocteau himself, then the new modern gallery with works mainly by Cocteau but also some other modern artists featured. We walked through town to the Hotel de Ville to visit the Marriage ...
... of little restaurants and souvenir shops in the narrow streets around the palace which seemed to be a bit cheaper than the ones down at the marina and they were crowded with people enjoying their lunch. We went into the cathedral where Princess Grace and her Prince are entombed. It is fairly understated compared to some of the Italian churches but beautiful all the same. There was someone playing the organ when I first went in but it stopped soon after. I lit another candle ...
... drove on the section where they have the races. We even got to see the starting position markers in the road for the race cars. We went to the super luxe and wealthy area of Monte Carlo where the Hotel de Paris and the Casino Monte Carlo is located. We saw several Lamborghinis, a Massarati, and a Rolls Royce while in this area. There were stores like Valentino and Cartier. It was like Beverly Hills on steroids. Especially since Monaco is not very big. After that, the bus took us ...
... seems quite a lot for a bit of straw with a couple of strips of velcro attached to it. We decide that perhaps we won't buy it after all.
We continue on to the beach, and walk along the Promenade des Anglais. The beach is as long as it looked like from the top of Castle Hill. It is mostly pebbles rather than sand. The only exceptions are the occasional beach volleyball court. There are lots of beach umbrellas and sun lounges on the sections of ...