The best museum of Monaco (part 1)
The French Riviera, Monaco, Monte Carlo ... Imagination immediately draws a kind of distant, inaccessible world of sun, celebration, passion and excitement, interspersed with yachts, "Rolls-Royces" and champagne fountains. Slender…

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Royal circus
The XXXIII International Circus Festival in Monte Carlo brought together the best artists from around the world under the dome of the famous tent of Fontvieille. Among them were our…

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Monaco Yacht Show
Monaco annually hosts a significant event in the world of the yachting industry - a yacht show. Only luxury yachts take part in it, so for those who are not…

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Older sister (part 2)

After the death of her husband, the princess closed up: she almost abandoned onerous secular duties and spent most of her time with her children in her village estate in Saint-Remy-de-Provence – in the house they rented for 99 years with Stefano. “Children have become an absolute priority for her,” said one of her friends.

Only in 1999 she got married again. She has known her current husband Prince of Hanover since childhood and constantly met at social events and fashionable resorts. Once Carolina was even friendly with Chantal, the ex-wife of the prince, the daughter of a Swiss magnate. The divorce proceedings between Chantal and Ernst-August were expected to be long and painful. However, unexpectedly for all, Chantal decided not to put up any obstacles, give freedom to her husband and thereby save their two sons – Ernst-Augustus Jr. and Christian – from difficult family scenes.Moreover, the noble prince undertook not only to pay her colossal “alimony”, but also generously shared her personal fortune with her, amounting to 120 million euros.

After marriage, Carolina, at the insistence of her father, had to return to the role of the first lady. The princess again began to preside over the award of a literary prize bearing the name of her grandfather, Prince Pierre. She is fluent in English and French literature, brilliantly speaks English, German and Spanish. They say that the princess herself has a light pen, and once she even intended to become a journalist. When asked if it’s hard for her to fulfill numerous official duties, Carolina admits: “I tell myself every day that I can’t stand it. But I’m like a cat that runs after its tail. And the more I do, the more I have to do. ”

The legendary king of the opera Monte Carlo (part 2)
The opera premiered on February 24, 1910 and was greeted with delight. There is no place in this article to analyze this work of Massenet. For us, one thing is…

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Principality before the Second World War
The principality, which was reduced in size and deprived of resources, was in an extremely difficult financial and economic situation. Raising taxes further was impossible. Back in the 1850s, the…

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Collection of vintage cars Prince of Monaco
“This is not a car museum, but a private collection of antique cars of all ages and all countries. Available to everyone or prestigious, they were the masterpieces of their…

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Monaco in the late XVIII - early XIX centuries
During the period of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. All possessions of the Monaco prince in France were lost after the French Constituent Assembly abolished feudal rights on…

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